A new book focusing on Paul Weller’s studio work has just been released. Authored by Ian Snowball, whom you may have seen in the “About The Young Idea” documentary on The Jam. Here’s a bit of info.
2017 is the 40th anniversary of the start of Paul Weller’s recording career. His first album, In The City, which he recorded with The Jam, was released in 1977. He then went on to record a further 22 albums with The Jam, The Style Council and his solo career.
Sounds from the Studio starts in 2015 with the release of his most recent album Saturn’s Pattern then works backwards to the groundbreaking debut from The Jam – In the City.
The book includes interviews with artists who have worked with Paul including Noel Gallagher, Steve Cradock, Sir Peter Blake, Mick Talbot, and both Rick Buckler and Bruce Foxton from The Jam as well as many of the studio hands, sleeve designers and interviews with members from Paul’s family.
About the author
Ian Snowball is the co-author of the No.1 selling book That’s Entertainment: My Life In The Jam by Rick Buckler as well as Keith Moon: There is No Substitute. Ian has had over a dozen books published including Thick As Thieves (Personal Situations With The Jam), Supersonic (Personal Situations With Oasis), and Soul Driver (Ocean Colour Scene).
PH: Bazza Mills