Tag: Paul Weller

Paul Weller returns with ‘Fat Pop (Volume 1)’ — hear synthy new single ‘Cosmic Fringes’

Paul Weller returns with ‘Fat Pop (Volume 1)’ — hear synthy new single ‘Cosmic Fringes’

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.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of June 26, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of June 26, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a week-in-review video series called Alt. Rewind that recaps the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. Watch the latest episode right here.

Paul Weller releases sweeping ballad ‘Village’ off of upcoming album ‘On Sunset’

Paul Weller releases sweeping ballad ‘Village’ off of upcoming album ‘On Sunset’

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.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 21-27, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 21-27, 2020

Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode features items on Depeche Mode, Paul Weller, Missing Persons, Bill Rieflin of Ministry and R.E.M., Cold Cave and more.
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Listen: Paul Weller previews new album ‘On Sunset’ with first single ‘Earth Beat’

Listen: Paul Weller previews new album ‘On Sunset’ with first single ‘Earth Beat’

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 preps new album ‘On Sunset,’ North American tour in the works

Paul Weller preps new album ‘On Sunset,’ North American tour in the works

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.

This week’s new releases: Siouxsie and the Banshees, Paul Weller, The Chills, Devo

This week’s new releases: Siouxsie and the Banshees, Paul Weller, The Chills, Devo

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 with lushly orchestrated 14th studio album ‘True Meanings’

Paul Weller returns with lushly orchestrated 14th studio album ‘True Meanings’

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.

Listen: Paul Weller spreads his sonic wings on new ‘Mother Ethiopia’ collaborations

Listen: Paul Weller spreads his sonic wings on new ‘Mother Ethiopia’ collaborations

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 Jam’s 40th anniversary to be commemorated with 5-disc ‘1977’ box set

The Jam’s 40th anniversary to be commemorated with 5-disc ‘1977’ box set

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.

Paul Weller to support ‘A Kind Revolution’ with 20-date North American tour this fall

Paul Weller to support ‘A Kind Revolution’ with 20-date North American tour this fall

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.

New releases: Paul Weller’s ‘A Kind Revolution,’ plus The Mission, David Bowie reissues

New releases: Paul Weller’s ‘A Kind Revolution,’ plus The Mission, David Bowie reissues

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.

Listen: Paul Weller, ‘Long Long Road’ and ‘Nova’ — off upcoming ‘A Kind Revolution’

Listen: Paul Weller, ‘Long Long Road’ and ‘Nova’ — off upcoming ‘A Kind Revolution’

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.”

Paul Weller drafts Robert Wyatt, Boy George to guest on new album ‘A Kind Revolution’

Paul Weller drafts Robert Wyatt, Boy George to guest on new album ‘A Kind Revolution’

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.