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On July 3, 2020.

On July 3, 2020, “Polydor” label released “On Sunset”, the fifteenth Paul Weller studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Black Barn Studios” in Surrey, England, and was produced by Jan Kybert and Paul Weller.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, electric sitar, bass, piano, Rhodes, synths, mellotron, mellotron vibes, mellotron strings, Hammond organ, percussion, claps, Wurly, monotron, samples
  • Steve Brookes – lead and electric guitar
  • Steve Cradock – acoustic and electric guitar, Moog
  • Josh McClorey – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Steve Pilgrim – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Jan Stan Kybert – drum programming, keys programming, glockenspiel, sound effects, claps, loops, synth bass, Yak, synths, bells, bass synths, canon, drum fills
  • Mick Talbot – Hammond organ
  • Tom Van Heel – piano, drum fills, backing vocals
  • Charles Rees – eminent organ, Moog, Mad Hammond, Ambient FX
  • Jim Jupp – synths
  • Andy Crofts – bass, Moog, mellotron, backing vocals
  • Ben Gordelier – drums, percussion, drum programming, electric guitar
  • Paraorchestra – orchestra
  • Ca Julie Gros – lead and backing vocals
  • Camilla Staveley-Taylor – backing vocals
  • Emily Staveley-Taylor – backing vocals
  • Jessica Staveley-Taylor – backing vocals
  • Col3trane – additional vocal
  • Dave Boraston – trumpet
  • Steve Trigg – trumpet
  • Chris Storr – trumpet, flugel, post horn
  • John Thirkell – trumpet, flugel
  • Lee Thompson – saxophone solo
  • Anthony Gaylard – tenor saxophone
  • Jessamy Holder – baritone saxophone
  • Phil Veacock – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, clarinet
  • Alistair White – trombone, bass trombone, euphonium
  • Andy Ross – flute, backward flute
  • Paul Speare – flute
  • Jim Lea – violin
  • Antonio Pagulatos – violin, backing vocals
  • Kotono Sato – violin, backing vocals
  • Stella Page – viola, backing vocals
  • Izzi Dunn – cello, backing vocals
  • Magic Mod – claps

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller.

  1. Mirror Ball
  2. Baptiste
  3. Old Father Tyme
  4. Village
  5. More
  6. On Sunset
  7. Equanimity
  8. Walkin’
  9. Earth Beat
  10. Rockets

On June 20, 1988.

On June 20, 1988, “Polydor” label released “Confessions of a Pop Group”, the fourth Style Council album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Paul Weller and Mick Talbot.

Personnel:

  1. Paul Weller – vocals, guitars, synthesizers, drum programs
  2. Mick Talbot – piano forte, Hammond organ, clavinet, synthesizers
  3. Dee C. Lee – vocals
  4. Camelle Hinds – bass 
  5. Paul Morgan – contra bass
  6. Steve White – drums
  7. Nick Brown – drums
  8. Little Joo Ruocco – percussion
  9. Dick Morrissey – flute
  10. Chris Lawrence – trombone
  11. Frank Ricotti – vibraphone
  12. Rupert Parker – harp
  13. The Swingle Singers – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller, except where noted.

  1. It’s a Very Deep Sea
  2. The Story of Someone’s Shoe
  3. Changing of the Guard
  4. The Little Boy in a Castle (A) / A Dove Flew Down From the Elephant (B) – Mick Talbot
  5. The Gardener of Eden (A Three Piece Suite) / I In the Beginning / II  The Gardener of Eden / III Mourning the Passing of Time
  6. Life at a Top People’s Health Farm
  7. Why I Went Missing
  8. How She Threw It All Away
  9. Iwasadoledadstoyboy
  10. Confessions 1, 2, & 3
  11. Confessions of a Pop-Group

On March 21, 2005.

On March 21, 2005, “Sanctuary” label released “A Hyperactive Workout for the Flying Squad”, the seventh Ocean Colour Scene studio album. It was recorded March – April 2004, at “Piersie Lodge” in Kirriemuir, Scotland, “Battery Studios” in London, and was produced by Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • Simon Fowler – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Steve Cradock – guitar, bass, piano, xylophone, harmonium, tambura, percussion
  • Oscar Harrison – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Paul Weller – guitar
  • Dave Eringa – keyboards, synthesizer, arrangements, programming, mixing
  • Jools Holland – organ
  • Jacko Peake – alto and baritone saxophone
  • Dominic Glover – trumpet
  • Anne Stephenson, Gini Ball, Julia Singleton, Sally Herbert – violin
  • Claire Orsler – viola
  • John McCusker – violin, viola
  • Ian Budge – cello
  • Sally Herbert – string arrangements
  • Guy Massey – engineer, mixing
  • Matt Hyde – engineer
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Fowler, Steve Cradock and Oscar Harrison, except where noted..

  1. Everything Comes at the Right Time
  2. Free My Name
  3. Wah Wah – George Harrison
  4. Drive Away
  5. I Love You
  6. This Day Should Last Forever
  7. Move Things Over
  8. Waving Not Drowning
  9. God’s World
  10. Another Time to Stay
  11. Have You Got the Right
  12. Start of the Day – Anthony and Chris Griffiths  
  13. My Time – Keith Anderson

On May 12, 2017.

On May 12, 2017, “Parlaphone” label released “A Kind Revolution”, the thirteenth Paul Weller studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Paul Weller.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, piano, Hammond, mellotron, keyboards, synths, harmonium , glockenspiel
  • Alistair White – trombone
  • Robert Wyatt – vocals, trumpet
  • P. Arnold – backing vocals
  • Madeline Bell – backing vocals
  • Boy George – lead vocals
  • Jessica Cox – strings
  • Amy Stanford – strings
  • Laura Stanford – strings
  • Paloma Deike – strings
  • Steve Cradock – scoustic and electric guitar, percussion
  • Andy Crofts – electric guitar , bass guitar , organ, Hammond, philicorda, Moog, Mini Moog, backing vocals
  • Ben Gordelier – drums, percussion
  • Jan Stan Kybert – keyboards, programming
  • Josh McClorey – electric and lead guitar, Moog
  • Steve Pilgrim – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Charles Rees – drums
  • Jon Scott – trumpet
  • Chris Storr – trumpet
  • Phil Veacock – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Hannah Weller – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller, except where noted.

  1. Woo Sé Mama – Paul Weller, Jan Stan Kybert
  2. Nova
  3. Long Long Road
  4. She Moves With the Fayre
  5. The Cranes Are Back
  6. Hopper
  7. New York
  8. One Tear – Paul Weller, Jan Stan Kybert
  9. Satellite Kid
  10. The Impossible Idea

On November 24, 2017.

On November 24, 2017, “Sour Mash” label released “Who Built the Moon?”, the third Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds studio album. It was recorded October 2013 – June 2017, at “Drama Studios” in Belfast, “The Pool and Hoxa HQ” in London, and was produced by David Holmes.

Personnel:

  • Noel Gallagher– vocals, guitars
  • Jason Falkner– bass guitar
  • Keefus Cianda – keyboards
  • Jeremy Stacey– drums
  • Paul Weller– organ
  • Johnny Marr– guitar and harmonica
  • Samuel Dixon– bass guitar
  • Emre Ramazanoglu – drums, programming
  • Pete Lockett– percussion
  • Mike Rowe – keyboards
  • Martin Slattery– tin whistle, piano
  • Kaidi Tathum – keyboards
  • David Holmes – keyboards, programming, tape loops
  • Charlotte Courbe aka Le Volume Courbe– French spoken word
  • Jim Hunt – saxophone
  • James SK Wān – Rhodes
  • Dominic Glover – trumpet
  • Gabe Noel – cello
  • Rob Lewis – cello
  • Emma Smith and Vince Sipprell – strings
  • Adelaide McKenzie, Beverley Skeete, Sara-Jane Skeete, Mary Pearce, YSÉE aka Audrey Gbaguidi, Michelle John, Janet Ramus, Una McGeogh, Georgina McGeogh – backing vocals
  • Emre Ramazanoglu – mixing, engineering
  • Tristin Norwell– additional engineering
  • Paul “Strangeboy” Stacey – lead vocal recording
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Gareth Halliday – artwork
  • Sara Macdonald – artwork cover model
  • David Newton – cover model photography
  • Matthew Cooper – design
  • Lawrence Watson – booklet photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Noel Gallagher.

  1. Fort Knox
  2. Holy Mountain – contains elements from “Chewin’ Gum Kid” by Rodell
  3. Keep on Reaching
  4. It’s a Beautiful World
  5. She Taught Me How to Fly
  6. Be Careful What You Wish For
  7. Black & White Sunshine
  8. Interlude (Wednesday Part 1)
  9. If Love Is the Law
  10. The Man Who Built the Moon
  11. End Credits (Wednesday Part 2)

 

On November 28, 1980.

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On November 28, 1980, “Polydor” label released “Sound Affects”, the fifth Jam studio album. It was recorded June – October 1980, and was produced by The Jam and Vic Coppersmith-Heaven. The album cover art is a pastiche of the artwork used on various Sound Effects records produced by the BBC during the 1970s. “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 487 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Bruce Foxton – bass, vocals
  • Rick Buckler – drums
  • Paul Cox – photography
  • Martyn Goddard – cover art, photography
  • Bill Smith – design
  • Pennie Smith – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller except where noted.

  1. Pretty Green
  2. Monday
  3. But I’m Different Now
  4. Set the House Ablaze
  5. Start!
  6. That’s Entertainment
  7. Dream Time
  8. Man in the Corner Shop
  9. Music for the Last Couple – Rick Buckler, Bruce Foxton, Paul Weller
  10. Boy About Town
  11. Scrape Away

 

On November 18, 1977.

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On November 18, 1977, “Polydor” label released “This Is the Modern World”, the second Jam studio album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Chris Parry and Vic Smith. The front cover photography was by Gered Mankowitz.

Personnel:

  1. Paul Weller – guitar, keyboards, vocals
  2. Bruce Foxton – bass, vocals
  3. Rick Buckler – drums
  4. Bill Airey Smith – art direction, design, original sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller, except where noted.

  1. The Modern World
  2. London Traffic – Bruce Foxton
  3. Standards
  4. Life from a Window
  5. The Combine
  6. Don’t Tell Them You’re Sane – Bruce Foxton
  7. In the Street Today – Paul Weller, Dave Waller
  8. London Girl
  9. I Need You (For Someone)
  10. Here Comes the Weekend
  11. Tonight at Noon
  12. In the Midnight Hour – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett

On November 3, 1978.

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On November 3, 1978, “Polydor” label released “All Mod Cons”, the third Jam album. It was recorded July – August 1978, at “RAK” and “Eden Studios” in London, and was produced by Vic Coppersmith-Heaven and Chris Parry. In 2000,  “Q”  magazine  ranked “All Mod Cons” at number 50 in its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”, in 2013, “NME” magazine ranked it at number 219 in its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller – guitar, piano, harmonica, vocals
  • Bruce Foxton – bass, vocals
  • Rick Buckler – drums, percussion
  • Gregg Jackman, Roger Bechirian, Vic Coppersmith-Heaven – soundboard engineer
  • Peter Schierwade, Phil Thornalley- assistant engineer
  • Peter “Kodick” Gravelle – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller, except where noted.

  1. All Mod Cons
  2. To Be Someone (Didn’t We Have a Nice Time)
  3. Clean
  4. David Watts – Ray Davies
  5. English Rose
  6. In the Crowd
  7. Billy Hunt
  8. It’s Too Bad
  9. Fly
  10. The Place I Love
  11. ‘A’ Bomb in Wardour Street
  12. Down in the Tube Station at Midnight

On October 2, 1995.

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On October 2, 1995, “Creation Records” label released “(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?” the second Oasis studio album. It was recorded March 1995, May–June 1995, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and was produced by Owen Morris and Noel Gallagher. The album sleeve was designed by Brian Cannon. At the 2010 “Brit Awards”, “(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?” was named the greatest British album since 1980. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 378 on its list of the “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 8 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; 6 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; 6 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”; Platinum in Italy by “FIMI”; Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Norway by “IFPI Norway”; 2 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”; 14 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and  4 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Liam Gallagher– lead vocals, tambourine
  • Noel Gallagher– lead and acoustic guitar, vocals, bass guitar, piano, mellotron, e-bow
  • Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs– rhythm and acoustic guitar, piano, mellotron, drunk vocals
  • Paul McGuigan– bass guitar
  • Alan White– drums, percussion
  • Tony McCarroll– drums
  • Paul Weller– lead guitar and backing vocals, harmonica
  • Neil Dorfsman – multichannel mixing
  • David Swope – assistant mixing
  • Barry Grint – original audio mastering
  • Vlado Meller – mastering
  • Michael Spencer Jones – photography
  • Brian Cannon– artwork, design
  • Mathew Sankey – assistant design

Track listing:

All songs written by Noel Gallagher, except where noted.

  1. Hello – Noel Gallagher,Gary Glitter, Mike Leander
  2. Roll With It
  3. Wonderwall
  4. Don’t Look Back in Anger
  5. Hey Now
  6. Untitled(also known as “The Swamp Song — Excerpt 1”)
  7. Some Might Say
  8. Cast No Shadow
  9. She’s Electric
  10. Morning Glory
  11. Untitled(also known as “The Swamp Song — Excerpt 2”)
  12. Champagne Supernova

On September 14, 2004.

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On September 14, 2004, “V2 Records” label released “Studio 150”, the seventh Paul Weller album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Studio 150” inn Amsterdam, and was produced by Paul Weller and Jan Kybert.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Lorre Trytten – violin
  • Louk Boudesteijn – trombone
  • Eliza Carthy– violin
  • Damon Minchella – bass
  • Mieke Honingh – viola
  • Williem Friede – string arrangements
  • Jan Van Duikeren – flugelhorn
  • Benjamin Herman – saxophone, flute, horn arrangements
  • Steve “Supe” White– drums
  • The Stands – background vocals
  • Petra Rosa – harp
  • Sam Leigh Brown – background vocals
  • Herman Van Haaren – violin
  • Bastiaan Van Der Werf – cello
  • Stefan Schmid – Moog synthesizer
  • Ray Bruinsma – trumpet
  • Aimee Versloot – viola
  • Frans Cornelissen – tuba
  • Claudia Fontaine – background vocals
  • Jan Van Duikeren – trumpet
  • Martin de Ruiter – violin
  • Carleen Anderson– background vocals
  • Ray Bruinsma – flugelhorn
  • Joeri DeVente – French horn
  • Steve Cradock– guitar
  • Pauline Terlow – violin
  • Sarah Koch – violin
  • Bill Newsinger – mandolin
  • Seya Teeuwen – violin

Track listing:

  1. If I Could Only Be Sure – Gabriel Mekler, Nolan Porter
  2. Wishing on a Star – Billie Rae Calvin
  3. Don’t Make Promises – Tim Hardin
  4. The Bottle – Gil Scott-Heron
  5. Black Is the Colour – Traditional
  6. Close To You – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  7. Early Morning Rain – Gordon Lightfoot
  8. One Way Road – Noel Gallagher
  9. Hercules – Allen Toussaint
  10. Thinking of You – Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers
  11. All Along The Watchtower – Bob Dylan
  12. Birds – Neil Young