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"A Thousand Things" by Paul Weller

Just in case you don't know about this upcoming book, here's a bit of info. It's quite expensive, but has a few choice limited edition features.

A SIGNED AND NUMBERED
LIMITED EDITION BOOK AND VINYL BOXED SET

A THOUSAND THINGS is the visual history of one of Britain's greatest and most-loved songwriters, a landmark tribute to a true British icon, Paul Weller.

Written by Paul, A THOUSAND THINGS features rare photos from the Weller family archive, fliers, posters, badges and the work of Paul's favourite photographers. Many of these images have never been published before. Paul Weller has personally autographed each book and has contributed an exclusive vinyl recording of previously unreleased tracks especially for this boxed set.

This limited edition of just 2,000 individually numbered copies worldwide will go on sale in 2008. We want to make sure all those who have registered with us are given the first opportunity to secure a copy. As such, for a limited time only, we are making it available at the special pre-publication price of £225. To take advantage of this offer, reserve your copy now with a deposit of £75.


This astounding limited edition boxed set includes Paul Weller’s personal recollections of a lifetime’s work illustrated by the
greatest and rarest images of his career. Each leather-bound book is personally signed by Paul and includes an extremely rare
vinyl pressing that has been specially re-mastered and pressed using heavyweight vinyl to audiophile quality.


(Shown below is a close-up shot of the Side B master lacquer used in the production of the vinyl).



Taken from Paul’s personal archive these never-before heard tracks feature a young Weller
showcasing the quality of songwriting and performance he was to become famous for.
This is the original demo that secured The Jam their record deal 30 years ago.

Side A: In The City, Time For Truth

Side B: So Sad About Us, Sounds From The Street
Check all this out over at Genesis Publications with all the order details!

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