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Re: Paul Weller is a cunt

Postby caramba » 08 Aug 2018, 11:50

While far from being a Weller obsessive, it seems to me that this board has come to a fine pass when posters are criticizing acts for abandoning the safe option and starting to take chances in order to stretch himself/themselves artistically
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Re: Paul Weller is a cunt

Postby Diamond Dog » 08 Aug 2018, 12:03

Diamond Dog wrote:
The Prof wrote:I think 2/3rds of The Jam think he's a cunt.
Along with Coan and Yomp



Foxton played on his "Wake Up the Nation" album in 2010 and popped up on a couple of gigs too, I believe. They are now friends and I don't think they ever really fell out, after the initial split acrimony anyway.

Buckler probably does think he's a cunt, but really shouldn't because Weller has had to cede money for songwriting credits to him for music he sure as shit didn't write. In fact, I'd go as far as to say Buckler (of all people) ought to be calling him his best mate.

And who really cares what Yomp and Coan think?


Actually I may have that wrong!

Apparently the joint case the other two took out against Weller in 93 was for merchandising etc.

In my mind I can remember Buckler going back for songwriting later but... I can't find it yet . :?

However.... From this https://www.express.co.uk/expressyourse ... usic-stops

Along with fellow band member Bruce Foxton, Buckler fought a long court case with The Jam’s former lead singer Paul Weller, claiming they were entitled to a greater share of the band’s royalties. The case was eventually settled out of court

That's dated 2008.
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Re: Paul Weller is a cunt

Postby the gorton gollum » 08 Aug 2018, 13:09

There’s nothing on any solo Weller record that’d appeal to the jaded, monochromatic palette of D_F.

The most divisive Paul period remains TSC, particularly The Cost of Loving period when he took inspiration from current US soul and delivered an album of smooth RnB.
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Re: Paul Weller is a cunt

Postby CAN » 08 Aug 2018, 13:18

the gorton gollum wrote:particularly The Cost of Loving period when he took inspiration from current US soul and delivered an album of smooth RnB.


I actually laughed out loud at that.

I mean, even if it was true, it just doesn't sound like you.

Ah well.
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Re: Paul Weller is a cunt

Postby the gorton gollum » 08 Aug 2018, 13:21

I didn’t say it was any good :)
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aha!
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Re: Paul Weller is a cunt

Postby Darkness_Fish » 08 Aug 2018, 14:38

the gorton gollum wrote:There’s nothing on any solo Weller record that’d appeal to the jaded, monochromatic palette of D_F.

You're right, I can't cope with the vibrant, colourful, free-wheeling joy and sense of excitement he brings.

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Re: Paul Weller is a cunt

Postby Dayodead » 08 Aug 2018, 16:05

Only know The Jam and haven't been privy to his personal peccadillos, but that hairdo is enough to garner a choice epithet or two...

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Re: Paul Weller is a cunt

Postby Six String » 08 Aug 2018, 18:43

Diamond Dog wrote:Nothing more righteous than those who dismiss nearly 35+ years of a career, whilst admitting to not listening to a single jot of it.


I've heard some of his later solo work but I never liked it enough to own any of it. The Style Council was some dull shit though.

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Re: Paul Weller is a cunt

Postby Moleskin » 08 Aug 2018, 19:26

22 Dreams is brilliant. Probably his best solo LP.
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Re: Paul Weller is a cunt

Postby yomptepi » 09 Aug 2018, 00:08

Moleskin wrote:22 Dreams is brilliant. Probably his best solo LP.


Talk about damned with feint praise...
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Re: Paul Weller is a cunt

Postby Diamond Dog » 09 Aug 2018, 08:28

yomptepi wrote:
Moleskin wrote:22 Dreams is brilliant. Probably his best solo LP.


Talk about damned with feint praise...


Damning with poor spelling too, apparently.
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