Paul Weller releases a brand new single from his sixth solo studio album entitled Illumination. The single Its Written in the Stars is released on 2nd September 2002 through Independiente records.
Its Written in the Stars was co-written and co-produced with Paul Weller by Noonday Undergrounds Simon Dine. The single is available on 3 formats; CD1, CD2 and 10 vinyl.
CD1 (ISOM 63MS) is backed by new track Push Button, Automatic with words written by Pauls long-time drummer, Steve White and another Noonday Underground collaboration entitled Horseshoe Drama
CD2 (ISOM 63 SMS) is backed by two Jam songs, previously unheard versions, recorded live during the Days of Speed sessions from last years live, acoustic album. The Butterfly Collector recorded live at the Shepherds Bush Empire on 2 June 01 and Carnation, recorded live at the Paradiso, Amsterdam on 7 February 01. 10 vinyl (ISOM 63TE) contains the same tracks as CD1.
Its Written in the Stars will be followed by the release of the new album Illumination on 16th September.
Paul Weller will be going out live on a full UK arena tour in October. Dates as follows:
Sat 12th BRIGHTON Centre
Sun 13th MILTON KEYNES Sanctuary
Wed 16th GLASGOW Braehead Arena
Fri 18th NEWCASTLE Telewest Arena
Sat 19th BIRMINGHAM NEC
Mon 21st CARDIFF Int. Arena
Tue 22nd & Wed 23rd MANCHESTER Apollo
Sat 26th HULL Arena
Sun 27th NOTTINGHAM Arena
Tue 29th BOURNEMOUTH Int. Centre
Wed 30th WEMBLEY Arena