Paul Weller Confirms ‘Wake UP The Nation’ Details and Foxton Collabortaion

January 20, 2010 by  

The Modfather has confirmed he will release his tenth studio solo album “Wake Up The Nation” on April 12th on Island Records.

To wet the appetite of fans of his first band The Jam, Weller has revealed he has been working with ex-bandmate Bruce Foxton. Twenty-eight years on from The Jam’s split, the former bassist Bruce Foxton appears on two tracks on Wake Up The Nation.

The album also sees contributions from My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields, The Move’s Bev Bevan and legendary session drummer Clem Cattini.

Wake Up The Nation’s 16 tracks are:

MOONSHINE
WAKE UP THE NATION
NO TEARS TO CRY
FAST CAR / SLOW TRAFFIC
ANDROMEDA
IN AMSTERDAM
SHE SPEAKS
FIND THE TORCH, BURN THE PLANS
AIM HIGH
TREES
GRASP AND STILL CONNECT
WHATEVER NEXT
7&3 IS THE STRIKERS NAME
UP THE DOSAGE
PIECES OF A DREAM
TWO FAT LADIES

A double A side single featuring ‘Wake Up The Nation’ and ‘No Tears To Cry’ will be released on April 5th. New tour and festival dates will be announced soon. In the interim, Paul plays 5 sold out nights at the Royal Albert Hall from 24 – 28th May.


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