Skip to main content

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't Do It Baby
2. Yes
3. Selina Wow Wow (Extended Mix)
4. Hey What Do You Say (Extended Version)
5. Ain't Nothing Missing
6. Yippee-Yi-Yay! (Extended Version)
7. Space And Time
8. I Don't Mess
9. Shrine (Club Mix)
10. Don't Do It Baby (Remix, Alias Club Mix)
11. Yippee-Yi-Yay! (Dub Mix - Remix Instrumental)
12. Wow Wow Mix
13. Hey What'd Ya Say (Remix)


Popular posts from this blog

Steve White On The Passing of John Weller...

It wasn't unexpected to get the news that John Weller had passed away , it was a beautiful sunny morning in fact , but the news still stung even though the anticipation existed .

I finished work today , a day peppered by texts and calls , I missed the call that mattered but made ammends and spoke to the one person I needed to speak to , I raised a glass at dinner and reminisced with my beautiful partner of days of travel and nights of glory that followed , and after a little to much wine the drowsiness lifted and the harsh reality that someone very special had passed hit me , I wanted to say that , with my emotions bubbling very much to the surface , I wanted to remember those decades and shows and nights that we all spent together , indestructible , laughing and making the music of our dreams , wide eyed vagabonds not quite believing .

I remember the day on arriving back from Sydney, John telling me it was all over and he had enough of "this lark" , that was 24 odd years …

John Weller Obituary From The Independent...

For thirty years, John Weller managed the career of his son Paul, through the salad days and success of The Jam in the Seventies and early Eighties, the ups and downs of The Style Council and Paul’s re-emergence as a solo artist in the Nineties. Theirs was a unique father-son relationship in the music industry, built on John’s unwavering belief in Paul’s talent and shared values like hard work and pragmatism.

John could be blunt, and once refused to have lunch in a record company’s executive dining room, remarking to the managing director: “I didn’t come here to eat, I came to do business.” But his bark was worse than his bite.

John’s success was all the more remarkable since he started in his forties after years working in factories, on building sites and driving a taxi. When The Jam signed to Polydor in February 1977, for a £6,000 advance and a six per cent royalty rate, John admitted he didn’t have a bank account and asked for cash instead of a cheque. A&R man Chris Parry duly we…

Paul Weller's Son, Natt Gives A Candid Taxi Interview

Where else to meet the musician son of the agelessly groovy Modfather but at London’s trendy Met Bar? And there’s more than a hint of moody Mod style about the Japanese parka that Paul Weller’s eldest child Natt has slung over his Vivienne Westwood top.

Yet there all similarity ends, for singer-guitarist Natt has inherited the exotic beauty of his mother – former Wham! and Style Council backing singer Dee C Lee – rather than the famously angular features of his father.

‘Everybody always goes, “Luckily he took after his mum…”’ laughs Natt, whose mother is from France and St Lucia and whose great-great grandma was Japanese. Hence Natt’s fascination for Japan, where he moved in 2006 for a year to learn the language.

To pay for his studies, he modelled and deejayed, ‘I felt like an outsized monster,’ confides Natt, 21, a 6ft 1in beanpole. He returned a fan of Japan’s popular culture – from manga cartoons to punk-goth music – and with a different spelling to his name, which now features two ‘…