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Best to worst studio albums - Paul Weller

Postby gash on ignore » 16 Apr 2017, 00:16

Time to tackle the real giants.

10 on 10: Sound Affects - Our Favourite Shop

8: This is the Modern World - All Mod Cons - The Gift - Saturns Pattern

7: Setting Sons - Cafe Bleu - 22 Dreams - Wake Up the Nation

6: Paul Weller - Heliocentric

5: In the City - Confessions of a Pop Group - Wild Wood - Heavy Soul - Studio 150 - As is Now - Sonik Kicks

4: Stanley Road - The Cost of Loving

3: Illumination

2: Modernism - a New Decade
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Postby ORORORO » 16 Apr 2017, 00:38

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Re: Best to worst studio albums - Paul Weller

Postby gash on ignore » 16 Apr 2017, 00:54

Aah.
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Re: Best to worst studio albums - Paul Weller

Postby Moleskin » 16 Apr 2017, 11:29

Shouldn't we be considering the Jam and Style Council separately?
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Postby Moleskin » 16 Apr 2017, 11:30

22 Dreams
Wild Wood
Stanley Road
Paul Weller

The rest are largely meh.
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Postby gash on ignore » 16 Apr 2017, 12:06

Moleskin wrote:Shouldn't we be considering the Jam and Style Council separately?


I wanted to see how people weigh his output in totality, it'd be a nice idea for the Beatles/Solo Beatles too. Plastic Ono Band over Rubber Soul?
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Re: Best to worst studio albums - Paul Weller

Postby Moleskin » 16 Apr 2017, 18:46

clive gash wrote:
Moleskin wrote:Shouldn't we be considering the Jam and Style Council separately?


I wanted to see how people weigh his output in totality, it'd be a nice idea for the Beatles/Solo Beatles too. Plastic Ono Band over Rubber Soul?


Too many solo albums among the four of them surely? How to weight Vertical Man agin Extra Texture?
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Re: Best to worst studio albums - Paul Weller

Postby gash on ignore » 16 Apr 2017, 18:58

ive probably only heard a dozen or so of the solo records so it'd be easier for me :)
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Re: Best to worst studio albums - Paul Weller

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Re: Best to worst studio albums - Paul Weller

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Moleskin wrote:Shouldn't we be considering the Jam and Style Council separately?


Absolutely. The only thing they have in common is Paul.

I bought the first Style Council E.P. and disappointing doesn't even begin to describe my response. I was so off Weller I never bought another thing by him. I still read interviews and articles about him and I could see he had changed and I wasn't interested in the new Weller. So I went on to other things. Nothing lasts forever but the Jam were special. It could never be the Jam II or Jam Jr. or whatever.