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The definitive Paul Weller documentary....

 

A 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 November 2007.

If 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 versions.

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 involvement in.

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 Paul Weller.

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 Supporters Club.