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Weller: 'I'm Not Middle Class'

13th February 2006

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER refuses to be branded middle class simply because he has money and a large house. The former THE JAM and STYLE COUNCIL frontman, who will receive this year's (06) Brit...

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Blunt Hits Back At Weller

13th February 2006

LATEST: Singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT has hit back at PAUL WELLER, declaring he "doesn't care" what the rock veteran thinks of him. The former THE JAM frontman claims he was approached by the organisers of...

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The Things They Say 1288

10th February 2006

"Never liked them. That whole thing of BONO becoming the Pope, what the f**k's that all about? Pseudo-American rubbish." PAUL WELLER explains his dislike of Irish rockers U2....

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Weller Surprised By Brit Award

10th February 2006

PAUL WELLER is stunned he has been chosen to receive the Outstanding Contribution To Music honour at next week's (15FEB06) Brit Awards, because SIR PAUL McCARTNEY refused the gong. McCartney, 63, was reported to...

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Weller Slams Ordinary Boy

9th February 2006

Rock veteran PAUL WELLER has added THE ORDINARY BOYS frontman SAMUEL PRESTON to the list of musicians he can't stand, after seeing the young singer appear on a reality TV show. Preston has reignited...

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Wilson Unimpressed With Weller's Moans

9th February 2006

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON is disappointed in his idol PAUL WELLER, after hearing the veteran rocker attack a host of other musicians. Weller hit the headlines last week (ends03FEB06) when he declared he...

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Weller Slams Music Legends

4th February 2006

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER has lashed out at past winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Brit Awards - just two weeks before he receives the prestigious honour. THE JAM star...

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Weller's Fury Over Blunt Duet

27th January 2006

Mod icon PAUL WELLER has raged at reports he will be singing alongside JAMES BLUNT at next month's (FEB06) Brit Awards. Weller was expected to duet with the housewives' favourite when he picked up...

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Weller Set For Brits Honour

9th January 2006

British rocker PAUL WELLER is set to receive a lifetime achievement honour at the Brit Awards in London next month (15FEB06). The former STYLE COUNCIL and THE JAM singer, 47, will also perform at...

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Summer Of Love Still Number One

3rd January 2006

The Summer Of Love has been voted the greatest year in pop music's history, with BBC Radio 2 listeners deciding 1967 still reigns supreme. 1967 was the year THE BEATLES set new standards with...

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Weller Rues Creative Intoxication Myth

15th December 2005

Rock veteran PAUL WELLER dismisses the romantic stereotype that songwriters pen their best work while under the influence of drink and/or drugs, because being intoxicated never made any difference to him. The WILD WOOD...

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Weller Almost Quit Music For Gardening

14th December 2005

British rocker PAUL WELLER was so serious about quitting his music career to become a gardener he designed a psychedelic logo for a van to hold his equipment. The WILD WOOD singer was to...

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Weller: 'I Will Never Play With The Jam Again'

14th December 2005

PAUL WELLER has again ruled out the possibility of THE JAM getting back together, dismissing the notion as a "sad cabaret". Weller split with his Jam bandmates RICK BUCKLER and BRUCE FOXTON in 1982...

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Foxton Bemused By Weller Feud

11th December 2005

Former THE JAM bassist BRUCE FOXTON is still bemused his ex-bandmate PAUL WELLER refuses to speak to him - as they were pals when the band split. Foxton is now making waves in new...

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Weller Lays Gay Rumours To Rest

4th December 2005

Rock veteran PAUL WELLER is bemused by his popularity among the gay community - as the closest he came to homosexuality was stroking another man's earlobes. Weller admits he became a gay icon when...

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Weller To Be Honoured At Brit Awards

22nd November 2005

Former JAM frontman PAUL WELLER is to be honoured at next year's (FEB06) Brit Awards with an outstanding contribution award. The GOING UNDERGROUND hitmaker also enjoyed musical success with THE STYLE COUNCIL, before launching...

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Jam Star Forms Jam Tribute Band

21st October 2005

Former JAM star RICK BUCKLER is re-living his mod hey day - he has formed a Jam tribute band called THE GIFT, named after the rockers' final album. The 49-year-old drummer hopes to thrill...

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Sugababes Record Chart Double

17th October 2005

Girl trio SUGABABES have fought off competition from ROBBIE WILLIAMS and JAMES BLUNT to top the UK singles and album charts. The sexy hitmakers are enjoying their third week at number one with comeback...

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Gorillaz Equal Oasis' Success At Q Awards

10th October 2005

GORILLAZ walked away from today's (10OCT05) Q Awards ceremony in London with two awards, equalling Oasis' success earlier in the day. Animated band Gorillaz, fronted by BLUR star DAMON ALBARN, took home gongs for...

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Weller Slams 'Bland' Coldplay And Blunt

9th October 2005

Former JAM frontman PAUL WELLER has launched a scathing attack on the music of COLDPLAY and pop newcomer JAMES BLUNT, describing their songs as "f**king bland". The songwriter is delighted his children are as...

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Uninspired Weller Nearly Quit

7th October 2005

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER almost gave up his music career after suffering a severe case of writer's block a couple of years ago. The ex-JAM star was convinced his time in the music business...

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Rockers Declare Oasis Are Sweethearts

13th July 2005

British rock newcomers NIC ARMSTRONG + THE THIEVES have shattered the myth OASIS are wild on tour - they insist the LYLA hitmakers were very sweet to them. The rockers were thrilled when LIAM...

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Siouxsie Sioux Wins Mojo Icon Award At Star-studded Bash

17th June 2005

Punk star SIOUXSIE SIOUX took the top award at the MOJO HONOURS LIST in London last night (16JUN05) - beating out competition from legends including DAVID BOWIE, MARC BOLAN and THE RAMONES. The SIOUXSIE...

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Geldof Praises Arch Rival Weller

4th March 2005

Irish rocker SIR BOB GELDOF is still amazed he and PAUL WELLER managed to put aside their differences to work on the original 1984 BAND AID charity record. The ex-BOOMTOWN RATS star admits he...

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Weller Reschedules Tour Dates

25th November 2004

Rocker PAUL WELLER has rescheduled a UK tour after being hospitalised with a severe throat infection that left him unable to talk. The WILD WOOD singer has now recovered and will play the British...

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Weller Supports Protesting Fathers

23rd November 2004

Rocker PAUL WELLER has reportedly agreed to stage a benefit concert for controversial British activists FATHERS 4 JUSTICE. The WILD WOOD star is a divorced father of two so understands the anguish of the...

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Little Known Dj Tops UK Chart

20th September 2004

Swedish DJ ERIC PRYDZ beat off competition from a stream of established artists to land the number one spot in the British singles chart yesterday (19SEP04). His dance hit CALL ON ME - which...

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Weller Takes Break From Music

5th September 2004

British singer PAUL WELLER feels he needs to "take a break" from song-writing as he is going through a spell where his creative abilities have dried up. The former JAM star is resting...

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Ocean Colour Scene's Continent Dash

3rd August 2004

OCEAN COLOUR SCENE guitarist STEVE CRADDOCK had to fly across two continents when his pregnant wife went into labour early. THE DAY WE CAUGHT THE TRAIN hitmaker was working with PAUL WELLER in Japan...

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