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Paul Weller To Play New York City In May!

Paul Weller will return this spring for his only scheduled appearances in North America this year. Weller and his band will perform at a two-night stand at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square, New York on May 18-19. Tickets will go on sale this Wednesday, February 1st at Noon EST and can be purchased from Ticketmaster(Pre-Sale Password: Sonik) or on Friday at the Box Office.

Paul Weller's two New York shows will be in support of his upcoming album Sonik Kicks, which is scheduled for release on March 27 2012 on Yep Roc Records. The album is the follow up to the Mercury Prize Award nominated Wake Up The Nation and is also Paul's eleventh solo album.

Sonik Kicks features fourteen brand new tracks: "Green," "The Attic," "Kling I Klang," "Sleep of the Serene," "By the Waters," "That Dangerous Age," "Study in Blue," "Dragonfly," “When Your Garden's Overgrown," "Around The Lake," &quo…

Paul Weller Will Play A 5th Night At The Roundhouse In London!

Tickets go on sale tomorrow (1-14) for a 5th night at the Roundhouse in London where Paul will be previewing his forthcoming album, "Sonik Kicks." Weller will now play March 18-22, 2012!

Ticket Info HERE
Sonik Kicks will be released March 26, 2012

Paul Weller Reveals More Details About "Sonik Kicks" In New Uncut Magazine!

This month's Uncut magazine features a short piece on upcoming 2012 releases and Paul Weller reveals a few more details about his "Sonik Kicks" album to be released in March.

A Few Quotes: "I've been listening to a lot of free form music, call it electronica or whatever. And I like Lou Reed's Metal Machine Music, so I guess there's a certain amount of influence, but more in textural and sonic terms. There are some avantgarde and electronic elements that have been incorporated into the songs and there are a couple of soundscape pieces. There's an experimental edge to it, but with some good tunes."

"That Dangerous Age' is very funky. That's going to be the first single I think."

"Whoever came down to the studio on any given day usually ended up on the record."

Pre-Order Sonik Kicks Deluxe Book w/Art Print HERE

Paul Weller's Bandmate, Andy Lewis' New Album, The Red Inspectors!

Paul Weller's bandmate, Andy Lewis has got a really groovy new record coming out on Acid Jazz Records. We were lucky enough to get an advance preview here at Paul Weller News and we highly recommend you checking it out. The album will be released this month on CD, and our preferred format, VINYL!

Here's a bit of info and some sound clips!
Latest tracks by The Red Inspectors

THE RED INSPECTORS are Miles Chapman, Andy Lewis, Pete Twyman and Alex Richards.  Andy Lewis came to the attention of the wider world as Blur’s tour DJ and the main man behind the Blow Up club nights in Camden Town that triggered the Brit Pop scene in the 1990s. Starting out with Pete and Miles as bass player in Pimlico, he later joined indie scene stalwarts Spearmint and has been Paul Weller’s bass player since 2007. He has released a number of solo recordings, and has collaborated with some legendary vocalists including Keni Burke, Reg King, Loleatta Holloway and Jess Roberts.
Alex Richards is a keyboard …

Paul Weller Talks About "Sonik Kicks"

"Groundbreaking? Maybe, possibly?"