The Style Council – Café Bleu

Paul Weller turns his back on rock for more sophisticated climes Having spent the latter part of the ‘70s and early ‘80s championing the virtues of punk-rock with The Jam, when Paul Weller decided to embark on a completely different journey altogether, one which looked back to the ‘60s for inspiration, it came as an… Read More The Style Council – Café Bleu

Ocean Colour Scene – Moseley Shoals

The early ‘90s saw a major resurgence in England of 1960’s pop-rock values, spearheaded mainly by the likes of Oasis, Paul Weller, Stereophonics, Blur, and a host of other British bands. Part of that movement was Ocean Colour Scene, a group who for some inexplicable reason copped a beating from the English music press at… Read More Ocean Colour Scene – Moseley Shoals

Paul Weller – Live Wood

In the wake of the successful Wild Wood, Paul Weller’s bucolic-rock masterpiece from 1993, came Live Wood the following year, an album which documented his 1993/1994 world tour, a time when Weller was experiencing a creative renaissance few fans and critics had expected following the demise of The Style Council. The tracks themselves were culled… Read More Paul Weller – Live Wood