About the Book
Paul Weller celebrates the 40th year of his recording career in 2017. This book explores his fascinating journey to become one of the most successful and inﬂuential of all UK artists. Weller’s chart record is astonishing: twelve Top 10 albums, four of which reached No.1; 35 solo Top 40 hit singles, a No.1 album and 16 Top 40 hits with The Style Council and not forgetting six Top 20 albums and 18 Top 40 singles with The Jam. This book is unique in exploring his recordings track-by-track and is uniquely comprehensive. It includes interviews with Noel Gallagher, Steve Cradock, Mick Talbot, Steve Brookes, Rick Buckler and Bruce Foxton as well as producers, engineers and family members.