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Paul Weller Reveals Details Of Next Album!

Following on from the huge critical and commercial successes of his last two albums, The Modfather isn’t wasting any time with his next release, telling Q Magazine he expects it to be completed by March and ready for release sometime around August or September.

2008’s ’22 Dreams’ and 2010’s ‘Wake Up The Nation’ were described by many as his best work since his early solo days when he penned modern classics like ‘Wild Wood’ and ‘Stanley Road’ but Weller isn’t taking anything for granted and is continuing to follow the model of his most recent work and incorporating a wide variety of influences and genres into the new album.

As yet untitled, Weller says that despite having only spent 8 days working on the album so far it’s close to being complete and he already has the eleven tracks that will make up the record. He’s also confident there will be a couple of singles; including one they’ve already trialled at live shows

“There’s one called ‘That Dangerous Age’ that we’ve been playing live…

This Is 41! New Mini Album From Andy Lewis!

Andy Lewis has released a great new mini LP called, "41" on Acid Jazz Records. There is a superb 3 part  interview with Andy at our good friend Yann's site, "The Cornershop." You can also get Andy's album on iTunes RIGHT NOW!

Here's a mini mix of the fantastic sounds you'll find on the album!
Andy Lewis - 41
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Paul Weller At The Metro Arena In Newcastle - Gig Review!

FOLLOWING the cancellation of his December date, Paul Weller was at the Metro Radio Arena on Friday night. Gary Beckwith was there.

A BLUSTERY and wind-torn North East saw Paul Weller and his entourage sweep into a packed Arena at the weekend.

On my hike to the gig I lost count of the wind-swept Weller imitation haircuts adorned by fans, but what was in store was no pale imitation of the ex- Style Council and Jam frontman.

Opening with Push It Along the pace of the night was set. What followed was an eclectic mix of tracks from a formidable back catalogue.

Weller masterfully wove together favourites such as 22 Dreams, All I Wanna Do (Is Be With You), From The Floorboards Up, Dust and Rocks, and Jam and Style Council hits Start! and Shout To The Top

The energetic 52-year-old never let up the momentum except for a brief spell on organ and keyboards for crowd pleasers You Do Something To Me but picking up the pace again with Broken Stones.

The two-hour long performance cantered along wit…