The definitive Paul Weller documentary....
revised A5 paperback version of
Porcelain God is due for release in December 2008.
This is the definitive guide to the music career of one of the UKís
greatest ever Singer/Songwriters, covering Paul's career in
painstaking detail from his earliest days in the Jam through to
2008. The book received 4/5 in a review in Record Collector in
you are a fan and want a complete recording database of over 550
Jam, Style Council and Paul Weller songs or want a reference
guide to his career, then this may be the book for you.
Written by a fan for other fans,
Porcelain God is the most detail account of Paul Wellerís music
ever compiled. The project is a work in progress and will be
updated again every 2 years as new information is always being
uncovered. This version of the book is in an A5 paperback format
spanning a massive 670 pages, documenting Paulís work in extreme
detail and is split into the following chapters:
Chronology: A diary of
Paulís career covering from the period 1958 to 2008, this
section includes all music related activity including; key
events, concerts including set lists, radio and TV sessions,
recording activity and music releases, where known.
Live Audio Recordings: A
record of all known live audio recordings by The Jam, The Style
Council and Paul Weller (Solo) including sound checks.
Radio Sessions & Documentaries:
A complete record of all known radio sessions and documentaries.
Paul has undertaken many promotional sessions often involving
different, live or acoustic versions of his songs and many cover
Live Video Recordings: A
complete record of all known live video recordings including
Unofficial & Official Releases.
Discography: A discography
of releases by The Jam, The Style Council and Paul Weller
spanning many countries.
Official Releases, Chart
Positions and Other Sales information: A database of release
and chart information covering The Jam, The Style Council and
Paul Wellerís solo career along with other groups Paul has had
TV Appearances: A database
of all known TV appearances and sessions by The Jam, The Style
Council and Paul Weller.
Magazine Articles: A
database of all known Magazine articles.
Bibliography: Details of
Paul Weller related Books, Song Books, Tour Programmes, Special
Magazines & Fanzines.
Paul Weller Cover Versions:
A database of cover versions by The Jam, The Style Council and
Riot Stories and Respond
Records: Details of releases by these two companies set up
by Paul to assist other acts.
Studio Album Analysis: An
in depth analysis of the recording of each album Paul has
released, where and when they were recorded.
Studio Sessions: Contains
a complete recording information database showing dates,
locations for over 550 Paul Weller recordings.
Promotional Items: A
database of all known promotional items issued to market
releases through Paulís career.
Transcription Discs: A
list of known transcription discs and the track-listings.
Vinyl Acetates: A list of
extremely rare acetates of recordings by The Jam, The Style
Council and Paul Weller.
Fan Club Releases:
Covering The Jam Fan Club, The Torch Society & The Paul Weller