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and other one are brilliant.
Rest = shit. He = div.
The Jam = punk, not mod.
That other band he was in = lol.
The Jam = great singles band but lacking in a really all round classic LP;
The Style Council = shit; and
Weller has stupid hair....
It is a fucking miracle that he made Stanley Road, a sublime slice of blues/soul/mod perfection that sounds utterly timeless.
Honourable mentions to Wild Wood and 22 Dreams.
I do like to have him on in the background during poker or something but I'd rather have real r&b on as opposed to his brand.
that I haven't heard in far too long. The rest of his post-Jam output I can take or leave, though I like his bit in John Barleycorn on The Imagined Village album.
Also "I'd rather eat my own shit than play with James Blunt" is a pretty lolsome quote.
when he finished not one person in the festival audience clapped, I almost felt sorry for him