His tour scrapped by COVID-19, Paul Weller spent lockdown working on his 16th solo album, and will release the results — the 11-track Fat Pop (Volume 1) — in May, less than a year after the arrival of his last full-length record, last summer’s On Sunset. Check out the first single, “Cosmic Fringes,” right here.
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Though he’s delayed its release, Paul Weller has now offered fans a second taste of his 15th solo album On Sunset in the form of the gentle ballad “Village,” which you can hear below. On Sunset, the follow-up to 2018’s stripped-down True Meanings, was first due out June 12, then got bumped to July 3.
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Paul Weller today gave fans the first taste of his 15th solo album On Sunset in the form of “Earth Beat,” an uptempo number featuring a guest turn by R&B singer Col3trane that previews a record being billed as part soul, part electronic and part orchestral. Hear the song right here.
Paul Weller this week announced plans to release his 15th solo album, a record titled On Sunset, in June, along with a new slate of U.K. tour dates later this year and a promise via his publicists that “North American dates will be announced shortly.” Full details and U.K. tour dates right here.
Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include reissues from Siouxsie and the Banshees and Devo, plus new albums from Paul Weller and The Chills.
Paul Weller returns this September with his 14th solo album, a record called True Meanings that features “lush orchestration” and is being described as the “most singer-songwriter style album he has ever made.” It features guest turns by Rod Argent of the Zombies and Noel Gallagher. Check out the full tracklist.
Paul Weller’s latest album, A Kind Revolution, has been out for just three months, but the former Jam and Style Council frontman is already dabbling in new musical territory, with the surprise release over the weekend of the three-part Afrobeat-flavored single “Mother Ethiopia.” Stream all three versions here.
The year of The Jam’s birth — 1977, the year punk broke — will be celebrated this fall with a 40th anniversary 5-disc box set, aptly titled 1977, that will include the band’s first two albums, a disc of demos, a collection of Peel session recordings and live tracks, and a DVD of TV appearances. Check out the full tracklist.
With his 13th solo album, A Kind Revolution, due out Friday, Paul Weller today announced a 20-date North American tour this October to support the record — an unusually extensive trek for the former Jam frontman, whose U.S. tours in recent years have only hit a few major cities.
Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include a new studio album from Paul Weller, and an expanded collector’s edition from The Mission.
Just days after announcing his 13th solo album, Paul Weller has treated fans to two of the 10 songs that will appear on A Kind Revolution when it’s released next month. Below, you can stream mid-tempo rocker “Nova” and the string-laden ballad “Long Long Road.”
Former Jam frontman Paul Weller this spring will release his 13th solo album, titled A Kind Revolution, a 10-track collection he began work on immediately after completing 2015’s Saturns Pattern and which features guest appearances by Robert Wyatt and Boy George.