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Paul Hanley (musician)

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Birth name  Paul A. Hanley
Years active  1980–present
Origin  Ireland
Name  Paul Hanley

Genres  Indie, Punk
Role  Musician
Siblings  Steve Hanley
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Born  18 February 1964 (age 51) Manchester, England (1964-02-18)
Instruments  drums percussion Keyboard
Music groups  The Fall, Tom Hingley and the Lovers
Albums  Hex Enduction Hour, The Wonderful and Frigh, Room to Live, Perverted by Language, Totale's Turns

Occupation(s)  Musician, Songwriter

Paul Hanley (born 18 February 1964) is an English drummer, best known for playing drums in The Fall, Brix & The Extricated and The Lovers.


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Paul Hanley was the drummer in The Fall between 1980 and 1985. For much of that time he was part of a two-drummer line-up with Karl Burns and also played keyboards. He was preceded as a member of The Fall by his brother, Steve Hanley, who remained in the band for a further 18 years. They subsequently moved on to Tom Hingley and the Lovers. The Lovers' first album, Abba Are The Enemy was released in 2004. Their second, Highlights, was released in March 2008.

He was also briefly a member of fellow ex-Fall member Martin Bramah's group Factory Star, as was his brother Steve Hanley. He is currently a member of Brix & The Extricated.

Personal life

Paul Hanley is married with three children. He appeared on The Chase on 31 October 2016.

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