The Cross Eyed Rambler

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The Cross Eyed Rambler
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Studio album by Paul Heaton
Released July 7, 2008
Genre Pop
Length 52:42
Label W14 Music
Producer Jay Reynolds
Paul Heaton chronology
Fat Chance
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
BBC Music (Positive)[1]
In The News (8/10)[2]
Planet Sound (8/10)[3]
The Independent (Positive)[4]
The Skinny 3/5 stars[5]
The Times 4/5 stars[6]

The Cross Eyed Rambler is a 2008 album by Paul Heaton. It was his first album since the breakup of The Beautiful South in 2007 and his second solo album after 2001's Fat Chance. The album contains the single "Mermaids and Slaves".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Cross Eyed Rambler"
  2. "I Do"
  3. "Mermaids and Slaves"
  4. "The Pub"
  5. "A Good Old Fashioned Town"
  6. "The Ring From Your Hand"
  7. "The Balcony"
  8. "Deckchair Collapsed"
  9. "Little Red Rooster"
  10. "God Bless Texas"
  11. "The Kids These Days"
  12. "Everything Is Everything"
Bonus Tracks
  1. "She Rolled Her Own" (Digi Packaging Release Only)
  2. "Loving You Like I Do (Is Killing Me)" (Digi Packaging Release Only)


  1. ^ Jones, Chris (July 7, 2008). "Review: Paul Heaton, Cross Eyed Rambler". BBC. Retrieved 2 July 2009. 
  2. ^ Bardsley, Bob (July 4, 2008). "Review: Paul Heaton: The Cross Eyed Rambler". Retrieved 2 July 2009. 
  3. ^ Earls, John. "Review: Paul Heaton/The Cross-Eyed Rambler". Teletext. Retrieved 2 July 2009. 
  4. ^ Price, Simon (July 6, 2008). "Review: Album: Paul Heaton, The Cross-Eyed Rambler (W14)". Independent News & Media. Retrieved 2 July 2009. 
  5. ^ Smith, Emma (July 7, 2008). "Review: Paul Heaton - The Cross Eyed Rambler". Radge Media. Retrieved 2 July 2009. 
  6. ^ Heawood, Sophie (July 4, 2008). "Review: Paul Heaton: The Cross Eyed Rambler". Times Newspapers Limited. Retrieved 2 July 2009.