9:41 am - 02/10/2014

Paolo Nutini retired after his 2nd record & turned to carpentry to help with fame!

He graces this weeks cover of The Sunday Times Culture.

First Article from
Paolo Nutini takes up carpentry in bid to help him cope with pressures of fame

10 Feb 2014 09:46
THE 27-year-old Paisley singer revealed he turned to the pastime after struggling to cope with being away from his loved ones while touring.

PAOLO Nutini has revealed he has taken up carpentry to help him cope with the ­pressure of his success.
The 27-year-old turned to the pastime after struggling to cope with touring.
He said: “I find it therapeutic, although there will be a lot of friends out there who will hear that and go, ‘What a load of rubbish’.’’
He added: “We toured the last record for a year and a bit and I got to the point where I was only seeing my family and friends at gigs.
“I was miles away from home, my relationship was hanging by a thread and I realised I was losing ­everything.”
Last March, Paolo split with his school ­sweetheart of 10 years Teri Brogan.
More than four years on from the release of his second record Sunny Side Up, the Paisley singer is releasing third album Caustic Love in April, with single Scream (Funk My Life Up) out on March 30.
In the meantime, Paolo has been turning to wood for relaxation.
He said: “Whittling and carving wood is something I have always wanted to do yet I have only dipped my toe in the water.”
He was inspired to get into carpentry by a man called Eddie who he viewed as a grandfather figure.
He made Paolo a little rocking horse from wood, called Rocky, which the pop star still treasures.

Second article
Paolo Nutini - Paolo Nutini Turned To Carpentry During Musical Hiatus
Scottish rocker Paolo Nutini is a keen carpenter after developing an interest in woodwork during his four-year break from recording music.
Nutini released his most recent album Sunny Side Up in 2009 but retired from the music industry after becoming fearful his personal life would fall apart if he continued to spend so much time on the road.
The New Shoes hitmaker has now revealed he turned to woodwork as a way of relaxing while on his break after seeing a close family friend carving planks as a child.
Nutini explains, "The man I grew up to think of as my grandfather on my mother's side... worked with wood, and made me this little rocking horse when I was young, called Rocky. I still have it. Whittling and carving wood is something I've always wanted to do, yet I've still only dipped my toe in the water. I find it therapeutic - though there are friends at home who will hear that and go, 'What a load of rubbish'.

Third article from The Sunday Times Culture
Back with a vengeance

It’s ages since Paolo Nutini’s last album. What’s he been doing? Getting out of his comfort zone, finding his real voice — and writing the best songs of his career

Just out of bed — it’s noon — on a chilly January day, hair askew and with flip-flops on his otherwise bare feet, Paolo Nutini doesn’t look like a man preparing to launch a new album and go into battle once again. No doubt to his record label’s consternation, the 27-year-old has still not got round to finalising the track listing for Caustic Love, his third album and the first since the multiplatinum Sunny Side Up, which was released a whopping 4½ years ago. You’ve taken your time, I say. “That’s an understatement,” the Scottish-Italian singer chuckles. “But it’s not like I’ve been making the album for three...
Rest of this article at the source if you are a subscriber, which I'm not. ugh

robotpotatoes 10th-Feb-2014 06:31 pm (UTC)
hmmm he's kinda cute in a "i have a big thick uncut cock" kinda way.
7deadlysins7777 10th-Feb-2014 06:32 pm (UTC)
robotpotatoes 10th-Feb-2014 06:35 pm (UTC)
:) can't help but love the big uncut D

7deadlysins7777 10th-Feb-2014 06:38 pm (UTC)

Finally mimi releasing her cd ...

guavapussy 10th-Feb-2014 06:46 pm (UTC)
gorlplz 10th-Feb-2014 08:44 pm (UTC)
7deadlysins7777 10th-Feb-2014 09:38 pm (UTC)
You back for my king I see... Lol
nox_aurumque 11th-Feb-2014 03:01 pm (UTC)
sher_locked0 10th-Feb-2014 06:32 pm (UTC)
Aww him and Teri broke up.
crackedbelljar 10th-Feb-2014 06:33 pm (UTC)
That cover photo is going to give me nightmares.
7deadlysins7777 10th-Feb-2014 06:36 pm (UTC)
Lol.. Looks like they really went in for it being up his nose.
zyuranger 10th-Feb-2014 06:37 pm (UTC)
Didn't even recognize him until I read the name.
bprorsum 10th-Feb-2014 06:42 pm (UTC)
Jesus did it first.
golden_scarlett 10th-Feb-2014 06:59 pm (UTC)
and with flip-flops on his otherwise bare feet
so wait, if it wasn't for the flip flops his feet would be bare.. He had bare feet except for the flip flops he was wearing.
xaristotlex 10th-Feb-2014 07:04 pm (UTC)

"with clothes adorning his otherwise naked body"
7deadlysins7777 10th-Feb-2014 07:14 pm (UTC)
Lol .... I think this writer wanted to see his feet etc bare tbqh lol Such a mess of a sentence.
golden_scarlett 10th-Feb-2014 07:38 pm (UTC)
sarahvma 10th-Feb-2014 07:05 pm (UTC)
He was also naked, apart from his clothes. And bald, aside from his hair.
7deadlysins7777 10th-Feb-2014 07:15 pm (UTC)
Omg lol... Classic.
7deadlysins7777 10th-Feb-2014 07:08 pm (UTC)
Journalism at its best lol
it_llbeyourname 10th-Feb-2014 08:01 pm (UTC)
xaristotlex 10th-Feb-2014 07:04 pm (UTC)
aw, I always liked him, so I'm glad he's making music again! I met him in SF once and he was super sweet.
7deadlysins7777 10th-Feb-2014 07:12 pm (UTC)
Awww... Someone I knew back in 2007 got me a personalized autograph on a promo poster , when she met him. He drew his little face thing on it too....

Now in 2012 I along with 20 other people were waiting to catch James Morrison after his gig in la.... Someone from his team said his throat hurt and he got some important call from home. He just zipped in right past us and left eh lol
etoile_amore 10th-Feb-2014 07:06 pm (UTC)
good god, he is so beautiful
alf_alf 10th-Feb-2014 07:10 pm (UTC)
He's so hot
madhubala 10th-Feb-2014 07:19 pm (UTC)
7deadlysins7777 Omg I forgot or never knew he went through...10th-Feb-2014 07:21 pm (UTC)
a bit of a weight gain in 2011,..

xaristotlex Re: Omg I forgot or never knew he went through...10th-Feb-2014 07:24 pm (UTC)
7deadlysins7777 Re: Omg I forgot or never knew he went through...10th-Feb-2014 07:29 pm (UTC)
Don't worry his fit naked body would be there if it weren't for his clothes.
scousing Re: Omg I forgot or never knew he went through...10th-Feb-2014 09:40 pm (UTC)
it_llbeyourname Re: Omg I forgot or never knew he went through...10th-Feb-2014 08:00 pm (UTC)
aw, this isn't *that* bad
his music is the issue
7deadlysins7777 Re: Omg I forgot or never knew he went through...10th-Feb-2014 09:36 pm (UTC)
Yeah... Welli didn't care for most of his second record. The new song sounds more promising. I liked his debut cause he sang , but I understand the label wanted less accent and more commercial songs and he hated that. Idk
it_llbeyourname 10th-Feb-2014 07:59 pm (UTC)
he's still so young!
therearewords 10th-Feb-2014 08:12 pm (UTC)
Throwback post.
abydosww 10th-Feb-2014 08:13 pm (UTC)
I love his voice so much. Just gorgeous.
frankthesheep 10th-Feb-2014 08:24 pm (UTC)
blah, blah, blah, just release the new album already!!
7deadlysins7777 10th-Feb-2014 09:37 pm (UTC)
March 30th says one article. Gosh , yes release this ish already.
youandeyeteewhy 10th-Feb-2014 08:29 pm (UTC)
I kinda don't hate his new song. There, I said it.
bloolikejazz 10th-Feb-2014 09:00 pm (UTC)
i'm glad he's hot again and that we're finally getting a new album. i've never been more faithful to a man who's given me nothing for the last 4 years.
7deadlysins7777 10th-Feb-2014 09:39 pm (UTC)
Lol MTE.... You should have wrote the last article... Dat writer lol
prophecypro 10th-Feb-2014 09:10 pm (UTC)
I was wondering what happened to him
lucifersam 10th-Feb-2014 09:18 pm (UTC)
yay! I'm happy to hear he's back at it. can't wait
misoras 10th-Feb-2014 10:47 pm (UTC)
he has fans? o_O
heythatsmybike 11th-Feb-2014 12:07 am (UTC)
he used to be cute what happened
supadupalove 11th-Feb-2014 02:00 am (UTC)
Oh wow I forgot he was ever a thing even though I think an ex of mine loved him

this is interesting
doubtmars 11th-Feb-2014 02:28 am (UTC)
Oh what, I hope he's playing this summer and I finally get to see him~~~~
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