Sunday, October 21 2012
While the Sex Pistols were specifically designed to cause havoc, the Jam started as a community hall dance band, doing watered-down Beatles covers and Motown standards for disinterested pub-goers and overboozed wedding guests.
Monday, May 31 2010
With his 10th solo album, Wake Up the Nation, Paul Weller demonstrates not only his perennial songwriting prowess, but also his incredible endurance as an artist.
Tuesday, January 5 2010
It may be that Quadrophenia is best digested as a missing socio-cultural link between postwar England and its strife-torn, IRA-fearing '70s.
Sunday, July 20 2008
The Modfather's ninth solo album just happens to be the most rewardingly eclectic of his storied career.
Tuesday, May 13 2008
A compilation that merely intends to explore the possibilities of modern folk music but winds up articulating your deepest yearnings with surprising potency.
Tuesday, January 31 2006
The new album from Paul Weller does exactly what it says on the tin. A return to form? Not quite, but not a bad attempt.
Saturday, December 31 1994
Weller has written an entire catalog of memorable songs—remember The Jam.