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Paul Weller In The Guardian!

Photographed outside London club Blacks for the Observer's The New Review, March 2010. Photograph: Suki Dhanda Some really nice features in The Guardian On Paul!

Paul Weller: A Life In Photographs
Interview: "I am aware of the words 'national treasure' being attached to me."
Clem Cattini: Legendary Drummer plays on Paul's "No Tears To Cry"

Paul Weller To Play BBC Radio 2 "In Concert" On April 15th!

Radio 2 "In Concert": Paul Weller
Paul Weller will be performing an exclusive show for Radio 2 at the Radio Theatre in Broadcasting House on Thursday 15 April at 6.30pm.

This show will feature classic hits and tracks from his new album Wake Up The Nation and we have 100 pairs of tickets to giveaway.

The ticket giveaway will be open from now until 6.45pm on Thursday 1 April. Tickets are free and will be allocated at random.

You can apply for a maximum of one pair of tickets per household, and you must make your own way to and from the event.

Recording on Thursday 15 April at theBBC Radio Theatre, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London. Doors open at 6pm.

To apply for tickets, visit the Radio 2 website or call 03700 100 200*.

Paul Weller's "Wake Up The Nation" T-Shirts!!

Townsend Records has added two "Wake Up The Nation" T-Shirts to their Paul Weller Web Shop.

Paul Weller In April Issue Of Spin Magazine In The USA!

Paul has a conversation with US Indie Punk artist Ted Leo in an "Under The Influence" special!


Paul Weller In May Issue Of Mojo!

In this issue:

15 guitar-funk freak-out gems featuring Funkadelic, Black Merda, Betty Davis, Marion Black, Aaron Neville, Curtis Mayfield & many, many more!

As he prepares for the release of one of the most important albums of his career - the adventurous, shape-shifting Wake Up The Nation - Paul Weller looks back on his 33-year journey through sound. “There’s still more to find out,” he tells MOJO’s Lois Wilson.

REVIEWED: Paul Weller’s Wake Up The Nation

Paul Weller Announces Winter Arena Tour!

From Paul Weller Official:

Following his five sell out dates at the Royal Albert Hall this May, Paul will be taking 'Wake Up The Nation' on the road with an arena tour this winter.

And as a thank you to all his loyal fans there will be an exclusive pre-sale for all the dates next Wednesday (March 24), click here on the day to make sure you'll be at your desired gig.

Tickets will then go on general sale on Friday March 26 via or the hotline on 0844 338 0000.

The full list:


Tue 23rd - Brighton Centre
Wed 24th - Brighton Centre
Fri 26th - Birmingham Arena
Sat 27th - Cardiff International Arena
Sun 28th - Bournemouth Int Centre
Tue 30th - Sheffield Arena


Wed 1st - Newcastle Arena
Fri 3rd - Manchester MEN Arena
Sat 4th - Glasgow SECC
Sun 5th - Aberdeen ECC
Tue 7th - Blackpool Empress Ballroom
Wed 8th - Liverpool ECHO Arena�…

Paul Weller To Play Sea Sessions Festival In Ireland!

Paul Weller will be back in Ireland this June following his April 16th Release of his new album “Wake Up The Nation”.

He’ll be headlining either the 25th or 26th of June as he’s playing Live @ The Marquee on the 27th in a busy Irish weekend for him.
Early Bird tickets are alreaady on sale on Priced €79.95

Weller joins Hypnotic Brass Ensemble at the event as the lineup begins to be revealed over coming weeks.

Pictures Of Paul Weller's Performance In Germany Last Week!

You can find a nice gallery of photos
from Paul's intimate performance  in Germany last week at the VertigoFM site.


Paul Weller To Play The Garage In London!

From Paul Weller Official

Pre-Order From HMV For A Chance To Win Gig Tickets!

Great news Weller fans - pre-order any format of the brand new album 'Wake Up the Nation' from HMV and you could win tickets to watch Paul and his band play an exclusive gig at The Garage in London on 21st April 2010.

Plus - don't worry, if you've already ordered your copy. Everyone who's pre-ordered from HMV will automatically be entered into the draw. Entry is open till Monday 12th April.

We've also got 15 more pairs of tickets to give away to The Garage gig exclusively to members.

Enter HERE!

Paul Weller Featured In April Issue Of Record Collector!

The Moons' Debut LP Released On March 15th! (Member Of Paul Weller's Band)

Andy Crofts' band The Moons release their debut album on March 15th on Acid Jazz Records! Endorsed by The Modfather himself as an album full of "great songs," this is one not to be missed. Check out this groovy advert to promote the album!

Official Video For The Moons' Latest Single, "Torn Between Two."
Show your support for The Moons by purchasing "Life on Earth."
The Moons Official Pre-Order Links: Reflex CD, Amazon, HMV

Don't miss The Moons playing live at HMV Oxford St. in London on Monday, March 15th at 5pm!
Album launch party later that evening at: The Old Blue Last, in Shoreditch London, 38 Great Eastern Street, 8pm-12pm ONLY £5!

Paul Weller & Friends Visit THE Rooftop!

"Pictured on a sunny London day in March 2010, Paul Weller, along with Simon Halfon, Mark Baxter and DJ Gary Crowley visit the roof of The Beatles Apple HQ Building in Savile Row, scene of the band's last Live performance"

Courtesy of the best gentleman you can imagine, Mark Baxter.

Seen At Yann's Cornershop Of The Man!

Paul Weller To Play Bilbao BBK Festival In Spain!

The Modfather himself Paul Weller is amongst the latest acts to be confirmed to play Bilbao BBK.

Set in the Spanish countryside just a few miles from the coast, Bilbao BBK is one of Europe's most spectacular festivals. Rising in popularity with each passing year, this summer's event looks to be one of the finest yet.

With a number of star names already confirmed the organisers of Bilbao BBK have added more acts to the line up. The Spanish festival is set to boast a performance from Paul Weller, one of the most acclaimed songwriters in Britain.

Due to return with his outspoken new album 'Wake The Nation' later this year, the singer is on ferocious form following his BRIT Award triumph last year. Touring the nation, Paul Weller is now set to turn his sights on Bilbao BBK.

Joining him will be a double pairing of American rock royalty. Reformed metal icons Faith No More are set to play a set at the event, marking their return to a European festival after a gap of almost a …

Paul Weller Has Been Added To Øya Festival In Oslo!

Paul Weller has been added to the line-up at this year's Øya Festival.

Taking place between August 10-14 at The Medieval Park in Oslo, Paul will join the likes of Pavement, Iggy And The Stooges, La Roux and The XX, who have already been confirmed for the event.

As previously reported, Paul Weller won Godlike Genius at this year's Shockwaves NME Awards, where the Modfather praised Bombay Bicycle Club and Kasabian in the process.

For more information, visit

Paul Weller's "Wake Up The Nation" Delayed By One Week!

From Paul Weller Official:
Due to reasons beyond our control both Paul's album and single release dates have been pushed back a week.

Paul's new single, the double A-side 'Wake Up The Nation' / No Tears To Cry', will now be released on Monday 12th April, with the album 'Wake Up The Nation' arriving a week later on Monday 19th April.

Apologies to all the fans - we hope you can hang on just that little bit longer. We promise you it'll be worth the wait.

Two New Tour Dates For Paul Weller Announced!



Following Paul Weller's sold out show at the Marquee back in 6th July 2008, He returns to play the Marquee, Cork on 27th June 2010. Tickets will be €52.80 GA & Seated on sale this Thurs 4th March at 9am from all Ticketmaster outlets nationwide, booking line no. 0818 719 300 online at


Paul has today been confirmed as one of the headline acts at this summer's V Festival.

He will play the main stage at both Chelmsford (August 21) and Stafford (August 22) alongside the likes of Kings of Leon and Stereophonics.

Tickets for V festival go on sale at 9am on Friday March 5, head to the official website for more details.