Tag: Sonik Kicks

Paul Weller to release ‘Saturn’s Pattern’ — 11th solo album — later this year

Paul Weller to release ‘Saturn’s Pattern’ — 11th solo album — later this year

Paul Weller will follow up 2012’s Sonik Kicks with a brand-new album this year, a record titled Saturn’s Pattern that is due to arrive sometime in 2015, according to the former Jam leader. While Weller has not revealed a release date for his 11th solo album, he did recently disclose the tracklist.

Paul Weller announces 6-date U.S. tour of East Coast cities this July

Paul Weller announces 6-date U.S. tour of East Coast cities this July

After playing just a handful of U.S. shows in support of last year’s Sonik Kicks, modfather Paul Weller will return to these shores this summer for a limited tour of cities on the East Coast, playing six concerts in New York, Brooklyn, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia. They’re billed as his only U.S. shows this year.

Paul Weller to release new 6-track ‘Dragonfly’ EP digitally, on limited-edition vinyl

Paul Weller to release new 6-track ‘Dragonfly’ EP digitally, on limited-edition vinyl

Paul Weller will close out 2012 by releasing a new six-track EP built around “Dragonfly,” a standout on this year’s ‘Sonik Kicks’ album, that will be released digitally and as a limited-edition 12-inch single with five additional songs that have been released already this year as B-sides or bonus tracks.

Paul Weller announces Los Angeles concert, ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ appearance in October

Paul Weller announces Los Angeles concert, ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ appearance in October

After playing just two shows in New York and a concert in Toronto this past May in support of ‘Sonik Kicks,’ Paul Weller will return to the U.S. this fall for an even briefer visit: The ex-Jam leader is set to perform on the Oct. 18 episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and will follow that with a concert Oct. 19 at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre.

Video: Paul Weller strips down ‘Sonik Kicks’ with acoustic set at Wall Street Journal

Video: Paul Weller strips down ‘Sonik Kicks’ with acoustic set at Wall Street Journal

Paul Weller recently taped a session for The Wall Street Journal’s “WSJ Cafe,” which featured acoustic performances of Sonik Kicks tracks “That Dangerous Age” and “When Your Garden’s Overgrown,” plus a short interview in which Weller reveals he might play some West Coast dates this fall.

Video: Paul Weller plays ‘That Dangerous Age,’ ‘That’s Entertainment’ on Fallon

Video: Paul Weller plays ‘That Dangerous Age,’ ‘That’s Entertainment’ on Fallon

Paul Weller’s only playing a handful of North American dates in support of his newly released ‘Sonik Kicks’ album, but he did manage to stop by ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ last night to perform, on air, that record’s lead single ‘That Dangerous Age,’ plus a web-only run through The Jam classic ‘That’s Entertainment.’

Video: Paul Weller plays ‘The Attic,’ ‘Kling I Klang’ on ‘Later… with Jools Holland’

Video: Paul Weller plays ‘The Attic,’ ‘Kling I Klang’ on ‘Later… with Jools Holland’

Paul Weller dropped by BBC’s ‘Later… with Jools Holland’ last night to perform two tracks — ‘The Attic’ and ‘Kling I Klang’ — off his just-released new solo album ‘Sonik Kicks,’ both of which you can see via the clips posted here. Weller is due on these shores later next month to play a pair of gigs in New York City and one in Toronto.

New releases: The Smiths reissues, plus Ministry, Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Paul Weller

New releases: The Smiths reissues, plus Ministry, Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Paul Weller

This week’s new releases include individual reissues of each album in The Smiths’ catalog, plus MInistry’s first new album in five years (‘Relapse’), the U.K. release of Grinderman’s new remix album (‘Grinderman 2 RMX’) and the U.S. release of Paul Weller’s just-released solo album ‘Sonik Kicks.’

Video: Paul Weller, ‘Green’ — off ‘Sonik Kicks’

Video: Paul Weller, ‘Green’ — off ‘Sonik Kicks’

Paul Weller this week released his brand-new solo record ‘Sonik Kicks’ in the U.K. (it’s out in the U.S. next week), and now comes the fourth video from the album, a potentially seizure-inducing montage of brightly colored images, words and computer graphics set to opening track ‘Green.’

New releases: Paul Weller, Wedding Present, Lee Ranaldo, Frank Black, Toy Dolls, B-52s

New releases: Paul Weller, Wedding Present, Lee Ranaldo, Frank Black, Toy Dolls, B-52s

This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from Paul Weller, The Wedding Present, Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, John Foxx and the Maths and the Toy Dolls, plus a live album from Frank Black and the Catholics, a live DVD/Blu-ray from The B-52s, and best-ofs from Erasure and Stiff Little Fingers.

Stream: Paul Weller, ‘Sonik Kicks’

Stream: Paul Weller, ‘Sonik Kicks’

Paul Weller today began streaming his new solo album Sonik Kicks on his website, a full week before its U.K. release and two weeks before the record arrives in the U.S. On his website, he says: ‘I’m not an expert on the digital world but know it’s how most people hear their music and I’m proud of this album.’

Video: Paul Weller plays ‘That Dangerous Age,’ ‘The Attic’ on Jonathan Ross

Video: Paul Weller plays ‘That Dangerous Age,’ ‘The Attic’ on Jonathan Ross

Ex-Jam frontman Paul Weller today releases ‘That Dangerous Age’ — the first single off his upcoming album ‘Sonik Kicks’ — in the U.K., and he stopped by ‘The Jonathan Ross Show”‘on Saturday to play the track for the show’s TV broadcast, plus a web-only performance of album track ‘The Attic.’

Paul Weller debuts NSFW ‘Dragonfly’ video —  off forthcoming ‘Sonik Kicks’ album

Paul Weller debuts NSFW ‘Dragonfly’ video — off forthcoming ‘Sonik Kicks’ album

Last month, ex- Jam frontman Paul Weller premiered the video for the first single off his upcoming ‘Sonik Kicks’ — rocker ‘That Dangerous Age’ — and today he follows that up with a new and very NSFW clip featuring album track ‘Dragonfly.’ It’s the third track Weller has previewed from the new album.

Video: Paul Weller, ‘That Dangerous Age’ — first single off forthcoming ‘Sonik Kicks’ LP

Video: Paul Weller, ‘That Dangerous Age’ — first single off forthcoming ‘Sonik Kicks’ LP

Former Jam frontman Paul Weller today premiered the video for the first single off his new album ‘Sonik Kicks,’ the fuzzed-out rocker ‘That Dangerous Age,’ which you can watch here. As you can see, the effects-heavy performance clip adopts the same dayglo style as the album’s cover.