Paul Draper's Nottingham show appeared to end in chaos last night (March 5th).
The songwriter is currently on tour across the country, re-visiting Mansun's debut album 'Attack Of The Grey Lantern'.
Previous shows had been praised by fans, but something seemed to go wrong before Paul Draper hit the stage at Nottingham's Rescue Rooms venue.
Appearing tired and disoriented throughout, the singer forgot words and quarrelled both with his band and members of the crowd.
Walk outs followed, before Paul Draper seemingly sacked his keyboard player live onstage.
Closing the set early, boos and cat calls could be heard before fans voiced their complaints on social media.
Sending all the love in the world to @PaulDraper’s band tonight. You all deserve medals for putting up with that, your “front man” was an embarrassment and an utter disgrace— ☞Ⓖⓐⓡⓨ Ⓟⓐⓡⓚⓔⓡ☜ (@WiteWulf) March 5, 2018
@pauldraper travelled over from Lincoln to see your gig. In 30 years of going to gigs i've never come away as disappointed as i am tonight. whats your response to your fans??— Simon Button (@Sbutton1) March 5, 2018
Nobody knows the circumstances behind what happened at tonights @PaulDraper gig and how Paul was actually feeling. I wish people would be a little kinder.— Sarah Jane (@PatsyPunk) March 5, 2018
Footage of the show has emerged on YouTube, and it does look very chaotic:
We have reached out to Paul Draper's representatives and the songwriter is said to be preparing a full statement for fans.
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Paul Draper has issued an apology to fans - read it HERE.
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