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Paul Weller Does Surprise Support Slot For The Moons!

Fans of The Moons were treated to a Christmas surprise as Paul Weller himself took the stage last night in support at the world famous 100 Club in London. Paul played an acoustic set of new songs, old favourites and covers, with the crowd helping out with a sing-a-long on the Martha & The Vandellas' Motown classic, "Heatwave."

Paul Weller 100 Club, London Support For The Moons
Set List: I Spy Gravity White Line Fever Butterfly Collector Out Of The Sinking Heatwave
Cheers to our friend, Carl Scott for the set list info and pics below!

Paul's Weller Offers Up His Signed Balls For Charity Auction!

Paul Weller has provided a one of a kind signed Christmas ornament for auction as part of the campaign for men's cancer charity, Orchid. Bidding is open right now over at eBay! 100% of the final sale proceeds go directly to the charity.

Check Your Bauballs!
‘Check your Bauballs’ is an initiative in partnership with men’s cancer charity Orchid, designed to encourage men across the UK to frequently check themselves. Join in the Christmas bravado this year, by bidding on a limited pair of celebrity signed Bauballs for your Christmas tree! Every penny raised will be donated to fighting male cancer. For more information, visit

Bauballs are also available in store and online at House of Fraser. Visit

Paul Weller signed Bauballs
Paul Weller is a successful solo artist and renowned British singer-songwriter.  He started his musical career in the late 70s in The Jam before moving on to play in The Style Council, a much more soulful group.


Paul Weller To Perform At Christmas Tree Sessions In London!

Paul Weller will perform at Save The Children's "Christmas Tree Sessions" at Union Chapel in Islington, London this Thursday, 05 December.

Former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes, indie rock bands Lanterns On The Lake and The Moons, jazz and soul musician Will Heard and Modfather Paul Weller (who'll be performing a select number of his classic tracks). 

This eclectic evening of live music and entertainment will again be curated and hosted by top presenter, music aficionado and BBC Radio 6 Music DJ Lauren Laverne. All proceeds will go to our Syria Crisis Appeal.

The night will feature majestic numbers accompanied by the London Metropolitan Orchestra. You’ll also be treated to Christmas readings from writer and journalist Caitlin Moran, comedians Chris Addison, Dom Joly and Peter Serafinowicz.

Audience members and acts alike will be invited to wear their best festive sweaters to support Christmas Jumper Day.

There are still some tickets available HERE!
If you are unable to a…

Paul Weller Makes Special Appearance With Steve Brookes For Charity Show In Woking!

Steve Brookes, an original member of The Jam, was joined by long time friend Paul Weller at a special charity event in Woking. Brookes played some never before heard early recordings and the two played four songs together live!

Set List: Well Alright Buddy Holly How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) Marvin Gaye Things We Said Today The Beatles Bye Bye Love The Everly Brothers (Cheers Andrew Stuart)
Review From Get Surrey -
A surprise appearance of Woking’s very own Modfather at a Steve Brookes charity gig had fans roaring with absolute glee.

Brookes, former guitarist with The Jam, kept the audience enthralled during his Woking Hospice gig on Saturday at the HG Wells Conference & Events Centre, performing songs intertwined with his memories of the formation of the legendary band.

Scribblings of songs written in lined exercise books were projected onto a screen on stage, along with rarely seen photos of The Jam and even their first business card.

Fans listened to old recordings of Weller s…

Paul Weller Makes Guest Appearance At Blues Fest In London With Ronnie Wood!

Paul Weller joined Ronnie Wood and Friends at the Royal Albert Hall for Blues Fest! Along with Mick Taylor, Paul and Ronnie paid tribute to Mississippi's Jimmy Reed with a performance of the Blues classic, "Shame, Shame, Shame."

Paul Weller Wraps Up October UK Tour In London!

Paul Weller's October Tour ended at the Hammersmith Apollo in London Saturday night. Paul was joined on stage by two very special guests, his daughter Leah and the legendary Ronnie Wood of The Faces/Rolling Stones. Leah sang on the Rose Royce cover, "Wishing On A Star." Ronnie added some guitar to "Be Happy Children." This tour played to sold out crowds across the UK and many fans were elated to have Paul back on stage in more intimate settings after Paul played only a few large outdoor festivals this past Summer.  
Paul Weller Hammersmith Apollo, London October 19, 2013
Wake Up The Nation From The Floorboards Up Sunflower Come On / Let's Go Sea Spray He's The Keeper My Ever Changing Moods The Attic Going Places Friday Street Porcelain Gods Above The Clouds That Dangerous Age Dragonfly 7&3 Is The Striker's Name Peacock Suit STaRt! Whirlpool's End (not played)
Out Of The Sinking Andromeda Wishing On A Star (w/Leah Weller) Picking Up Sticks Be Happy Children (w/Ronnie …

Paul Weller At The Barrowland Ballroom In Glasgow!

Paul Weller opened up his October tour last night at The Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow, Scotland. He played a 25 song set similar to the one played on the US Tour. New(ish) songs added to the set were "Bull Rush,""Andromeda" and "Push It Along." Although listed on the printed set list, we have reports that he did not play "He's The Keeper" nor "Out Of The Sinking." Cheers to Ann Kerr for the above image!

Paul Weller  The Barrowland Ballroom (The Barrowlands) Glasgow, Scotland October 7, 2013
Sunflower Wake Up The Nation From The Floorboards Up Push It Along Sea Spray My Ever Changing Moods Bull Rush Come On, Let's Go The Attic Going Places Wild Wood Friday Street Porcelain Gods That Dangerous Age Above The Clouds Dragonfly 7 & 3 Is The Striker's Name Peacock Suit STaRt! Whirlpool's End The Changingman
Andromeda Picking Up Sticks Be Happy Children Town Called Malice

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New Vinyl Box Set From The Jam Announced!

Universal Music and Paul Weller today announced the release of a vinyl box set from The Jam. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, this limited edition 8 piece Vinyl Box Set features all 6 Studio albums on Heavyweight Vinyl, plus 2 brand new discs of non-album tracks and B-Sides. 
Also included is a 44 page hardback book with new liner notes by John Harris (Guardian/Mojo ) and an introduction by Paul Weller , featuring period photos and memorabilia. The package comes housed in full -colour rigid slipcase and includes a voucher to download an MP3 version of all the albums.
1. In The City - 1977 2. This Is The Modern World - 1977 3. All Mod Cons - 1978 4. Setting Sons - 1979 5. Sound Affects - 1980 6. The Gift - 1982
Extras-Special Singles: 1977 – 1982 (Volume One) Side 1 1.All Around The World 2.Carnaby Street 3.News Of The World 4.Aunties And Uncles 5.Innocent Man 6.So Sad About Us 7.The Night
Side 2 1.Strange Town 2.The Butterfly Collector 3.When You’re Young 4.Smithers-Jones 5.See Saw

Dee C. Lee's 1985 Solo Album Gets The Deluxe Treatment!

Dee C. Lee's 1985 solo album, "Shrine" gets the deluxe treatment with a UK release date of October 28th. Ms. Lee enjoyed a prolific solo career in the mid-1980s in parallel to her role as a vocalist in The Style Council. Dee enjoyed huge success with the 60s-styled ballad, "See The Day," which reached No. 3 in late 1985. The package also includes her minor hit, "Come Hell Or Waters High." Style Council/Paul Weller fans will enjoy the CD debut for Dee's beautiful performance of "The Paris Match" (credited to The Council Quartet and featuring Weller) and the live version of "Luck" (which again boasted performances from Style Council members).

Disc: 1 1. Shrine 2. Hey What'd Ya Say? 3. That's When Something Special Starts 4. See The Day 5. He's Gone 6. Come Hell Or Waters High 7. What About Me 8. Still The Children Cry 9. Just My Type 10. Hold On 11. Welcome 12. The Paris Match 13. Luck (Live Version)
Disc: 2 1. Don'…

Kristyna Myles To Release A Cover Of The Style Council's, "The Paris Match!"

The brand new single, The Paris Match by Kristyna Myles is released 9th September and marks the 30th anniversary of its original release by legendary band, The Style Council. We got a little preview here at PWNews and can most certainly say, it's a lovely version.

The Manchester songstress was delighted to be granted permission from Paul Weller, who penned the track, to record her own version. Described as “absolutely stunning” by the Modfather himself, the 2013 remake is co produced by drummer Steve White (Style Council) and Mercury Prize nominated Manchester producer Andy Ross, and features Damon Minchella (Ocean Colour Scene) on bass. A percentage of the single sales will go to the charity Centrepoint whom Kristyna is an ambassador for.

You can purchase the single via iTunes HERE!
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Paul Weller Wraps Up US Tour In Washington DC & Philadelphia!

Paul Weller wrapped up his brief tour of the East Coast of the United States with concerts at the legendary Washington DC venue, the 9:30 Club and Union Transfer in Philadelphia. Paul played a set consisting of quite a few Jam classics and heavy on tunes from his latest LP, Sonik Kicks. As always, Paul was well received by his die-hard fans in the States and was generous in signing autographs and posing for pictures. Thanks to all that provided the images and vids for this update! Enjoy!!!

Paul Weller  9:30 Club, Washington DC, USA July 30, 2013
Set List: Peacock Suit Wake Up the Nation From the Floorboards Up Fast Car / Slow Traffic My Ever Changing Moods Sea Spray Kling I Klang The Attic Going Places Friday Street Porcelain Gods Above The Clouds That Dangerous Age Dragonfly That’s Entertainment STaRt! Whirlpool’s End The Changingman
Encore: Sunflower Wild Wood Broken Stones Town Called Malice
Review From The Baltimore Sun By: Matthew Hay Brown
Between Britain and the United States, Paul Weller has forged two di…