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Early Details Of Upcoming "Weller At The BBC" Release!

We have some early details of the November release of the highly anticipated collection titled, Weller At The The BBC.

• ‘Weller at the BBC’ is a stunning 74-track, all digitally-remastered, 4-CD hard-back book set of exclusive BBC sessions and live concert tracks from 1990 – 2008, fully sanctioned by Weller and including his introduction to the liner notes.

• Includes alternative versions of 19 classic hit singles - Hung Up, Out Of The Sinking, Wild Wood, The Changing Man, You Do Something To Me, Uh Huh Oh Yeh, Peacock Suit, Brushed, Brand New Start, Wishing On A Star, Thinking Of You, Come On / Lets Go, Above The Clouds, Sunflower, Broken Stones, Speak Like A Child, My Ever Changing Moods, All I Wanna Do (Is Be With You) and That’s Entertainment.

• Discs one and two feature key session tracks from 1992 – 2008. Includes 40 unreleased versions, many with interview snippets and Paul’s song introductions. Many of these sessions are show-casing material from new or forthcoming albums and are presented in band versions as well as solo, acoustic settings.

• There are some rare gems within these sessions including an exhilarating rendition of Ronnie Lane’s 1974 single The Poacher from 1997. From 2006 are highlights of Radio 2’s, Sold On Song, where Paul armed with acoustic guitar provided a fascinating song-writing tutorial as he explained the process behind Amongst Butterflies, Frightened and That’s Entertainment amongst others.

• From July this year are stunning interpretations of All I Wanna Do (Is Be With You), Cold Moments and Push It Along from the recent critically-acclaimed, no. 1 album 22 Dreams.

• Discs three and four feature 34 of the best live concert tracks from six BBC-recorded shows from 1990 – 1998, including an early solo gig at the Town and Country club December 1990 with previously-unreleased tracks Just Like Yesterday (a Weller original) and The Isley Brothers’ Work To Do. Another unreleased song is Marvin Gaye’s classic What’s Going On from Royal Albert Hall October 1992.

• Also featured is the triumphant July 1995 headlining performance at the Phoenix Festival where he performs dazzling versions of live favourites - Porcelain Gods, Stanley Road, Can You Heal Us (Holy Man) & Shadow Of The Sun.

• Includes a 64-page booklet with extensive new sleevenotes, brand new interviews with Paul Weller, Noel Gallagher, Bobby Gillespie, Tim Burgess, Steve White and others.

• The booklet features scores of rare and unseen photos from the Lawrence Watson archive.

TRACKLISTING
Driving Nowhere
Fly On The Wall
My Ever Changing Moods
Shadow Of The Sun
A Man Of Great Promise
Friday Street
I Walk On Gilded Splinters
Pink On White Walls
Amongst Butterflies
Kosmos
Out Of The Sinking
Science
Hung Up
Speak Like A Child
Wild Wood
Wishing On A Star
Hung Up
Just Like Yesterday
Sunflower
Thinking Of You
Broken Stones
Corrina, Corrina
Out Of The Sinking
Work To Do
Clues
Early Morning Rain
Fly On The Wall
Pity Poor Alfie
Foot Of The Mountain
Tales From The Riverbank
What's Goin On
Whirlpools' End
Out Of The Sinking
Peacock Suit
To The Start Of Forever
Uh Huh Oh Yeh! (Always There To Fool You!)
Broken Stones
Heavy Soul
Hercules
Out Of The Sinking
Bull-Rush / Magic Bus
Paper Smile
Science
Time Passes
Above The Clouds
Come On/Let's Go
I Didn't Mean To Hurt You
The Changingman
Amongst Butterflies
Brand New Start
Everything Has A Price To Pay
I Walk On Gilded Splinters
Broken Stones
Frightened
Headstart For Happiness
Wild Wood
Friday Street
Into Tomorrow
That's Entertainment
You Do Something To Me
All I Wanna Do (Is Be With You)
Brushed
Porcelain Gods
The Changingman
Cold Moments
Peacock Suit
Stanley Road
Can You Heal Us (Holy Man)
Push It Along
Up In Suzes' Room
Friday Street
Pretty Flamingo
Mermaids
The Poacher

Comments

  1. This looks absolutely stunning! Can't wait!!!

    Peace and SOUL,
    Dave...

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  2. Fabulous! Can't wait until this is available for pre-order. Any info on that?

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  3. It's listed at a few of the usual on-line outlets at the moment, but I don't think prices have been finalised yet. Some have it 9.99. That seems a bit low for a 4 disc set.

    Peace and SOUL,
    Dave...

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  4. I hope it includes "out of the sinking" LOL LOL LOL

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