There have been several fan petitions with regards to Mansun and also Paul Draper
With the band announcing their split in 2002 fans knew that a large majority of the 4th Album (later to be released as Kleptomania) was recorded and didn't want the works to be shelved, see the archived petition here.
Paul Draper Petitions
in 2013 fans from the Mansuns Only Love Song group found out that Paul Draper was going to be featuring on a BBC6 as a guest musician with a band called Menace Beach, fans then got in touch with the studio inundating them with requests to send their well wishes and to ask if Paul might consider working on his shelved solo album again. Read more about this fascinating story here