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Paul Weller Dazzles with the Psychedelic and Soulful 'On Sunset'

Paul Weller's On Sunset continues his recent streak of experimental yet tuneful masterworks. More than 40 years into his musical career, Weller sounds as fresh and inspired as ever.

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Paul Weller Dials Things Back As He Hits the Stage

British rock icon Paul Weller lets his latest solo album dictate how the music flows on this laid-back live double album.

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Paul Weller's 'True Meanings' Is Another Successful Musical Reinvention

On True Meanings, the legendary Paul Weller turns folky and reflective in his most instantly satisfying work in years.

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Paul Weller, The Style Council, The Jam: Weller's Always on a Roll

Too prolific an artist to pin down, still, it's not hard to wish that this book about each and every one of Paul Weller's solo albums could have been more engaging.

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Impossible Idea: An Interview with Paul Weller

One of the UK's most revolutionary rock figures isn't showing any signs of slowing down. Paul Weller's insatiable thirst for the new leads to the creation of A Kind Revolution. The Modfather talks with PopMatters about his new music and career.

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Paul Weller: A Kind Revolution

In a career that spans 40 years, Paul Weller is still making vibrant, essential music and his latest album is among his most impassioned and focused.

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Paul Weller: Jawbone - Music From the Film

The ageless, prolific Weller steps out of his comfort zone with his first soundtrack, and it's a moody, psychedelic gem.

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Stone Foundation - "Strange People" feat. William Bell (premiere)

British soul band Stone Foundation collaborates with William Bell and Paul Weller on the new feel-good, hopeful single "Strange People".

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The Story of the Jam, a Band That Had the Sense to Break up on Time

It's a great time to be a fan of The Jam and this 2015 documentary is but one reason why. Now issued with a full live concert from 1980, you can't lose.

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'A Town Called Malice': What's Happened to Working-Class Music?

Is it possible that the very idea of the working class doesn't exist in popular music today -- as if it's been erased?

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Paul Weller: 18 May 2012 - New York

On the street, actually in the city, fighting through a million people craning their necks to figure out where the ball drops each New Year’s Eve, the air was still crackling. Weller is more than just an institution, but an active genius still capable of creating vital music. On one night in May in New York City, Weller’s sense of adventure was more than matched by a terrific performance with his band.

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Paul Weller: Sonik Kicks

Paul Weller has expressed utmost confidence in Sonik Kicks, going so far as to say, of all his many releases, this is the album he would award "Desert Island Disc" status to.

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Paul Weller: Wake Up the Nation

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.

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The Who, the Mods, and the Quadrophenia Connection

It may be that Quadrophenia is best digested as a missing socio-cultural link between postwar England and its strife-torn, IRA-fearing '70s.

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Paul Weller: 22 Dreams

The Modfather's ninth solo album just happens to be the most rewardingly eclectic of his storied career.

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Various Artists: Secret Love 4

A compilation that merely intends to explore the possibilities of modern folk music but winds up articulating your deepest yearnings with surprising potency.

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Paul Weller: As Is Now

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.

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