The Suburban 100 by Paul Weller


The Suburban 100 by Paul Weller

Wasn't it The Peechees who sang, “I don't mind poetry… if they're songs”? I acquired the second edition of Paul Weller's lyric book and it's pretty interesting. Not because it has words to a lot of great songs–duh–but because of the zingers that the Modfather adds as commentary. While the recollections on The Jam are cooler and reflections on his solo stuff are more revealing, the notes on the Style Council are easily the most interesting. Regarding “Money-Go-Round”: “I had a bit of a political awakening, a realisation of how the system worked. I had a lot to say at the time, even if some of it seems a bit na

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