Paul appears in this month's issue of Q magazine with some pics and a short interview announcing that his new LP titiled, "Sonik Kicks" will be released in early 2012. Noel Gallagher appears on two tracks.
An album that, according to Mojo magazine, “encapsulated life in dull mid-'70s suburbia with sharp, faintly surreal character songs”, the Jam’s 1978 album for Polydor is considered by many to be their finest achievement. Their third record within 18 months, the LP’s title might be meant a little ironically considering Messrs Weller, Foxton and Buckler are featured on the cover in a near empty room, this after having inadvertently kick-started a mod revival across the UK.
A transition from the more straight ahead punk attitude of their first two albums, all the songs were written by Paul Weller, except for a cover of the Kinks ‘David Watts’. Produced by Vic Coppersmith-Heaven and Chris Parry, it was ranked at No. 50 of the 100 Greatest British Albums Of All Time by Q Magazine, who reckoned, “The past met the present on All Mod Cons and the sparks flew in a white-hot Rickenbacker fusion of punk, pop, psychedelia and R&B”. The al…
Here's a photo of the "Starlite" promo CD that has been popping up on some auction sites the past few days. Aside from the vinyl, this seems to be the only official route of getting the non-mp3 version of Paul's Summer single, as a CD version, up to this point, has not been announced for commercial retail release.