Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Paul Weller wrote some of the best songs during his sabbatical with The Style Council - from savvy socially-conscious pop to effortless love songs.
Between and , its as if Paul was happiest taking chances, usurping expectations, borrowing magpie-like from the past and remoulding it for the present in true Mod fashion.
Iain Munn must be congratulated for flying t Paul Weller wrote some of the best songs during his sabbatical with The Style Council - from savvy socially-conscious pop to effortless love songs. Iain Munn must be congratulated for flying the flag for Weller's least understood musical exploit: The ultimate fans eye view of Weller's seven year itch. It is still the only book in existence dedicated to The Style Council and exhaustively covers every release, tour, story and more.
Featuring over 17 forewords and memories from former band members, there isn't a book on Paul Weller's career that goes anywhere near the detail held within Mr Cool's Dream.
Get A Copy. Of course it does not include any of the pictures from the printed editions. The Ebook was removed from sale in March to make say for the updated paperback. Paul Weller wrote some of the best songs during his sabbatical with The Style Council - from savvy socially-conscious pop to effortless love songs.
There is a VIP room in Dingwalls guarded by security. I asked on 3 different occasions and he said no. I went up again and he said, you know what in you go, you seem to know what you want.
Dee was brilliant that night and i've kept in touch with her since. Two signatures in one night. Book completed. It's great to get emails from people delighted to get Steve's signature in Italy or Mick's in a little pub in London. If you approach politely and wait your turn, that is key! Then, I've never known a Councillor to say no. There is a new challenge in the paperback. I am luck to already have Dee's. I know Paul signed a book in Amsterdam so the challenge is well underway. The value of a book genuinely signed by all 4?
If you get 3 then contact me Is that it? If you'd like to order an author signed copy of Mr. He will ship it to you where ever you are in the world. Order The Style Council - Mr. NOTE: When you get the book, be sure and check out page Thanks Iain!
I'm sure there was a smile on his face! It took until to get Mick and Dee to publicly acknowledge it, but that was more in tracking them down than anything else. Iain how was it working on the Style Council Box Set? What was the extent of your involvement? How was it working with Paolo and Dennis?
Dennis is a great guy. He'd call me up every other day or write a letter - this was before he had emails. He'd ask questions which I'd answer and we were all learning. This is clear from the notes in the book that so much back then wasn't known. Dennis also secured the HMV exclusive book release inside the box set, but again this wasn't for any fee.
Paolo I've known for man years. At the start in when he first wrote he was after my book "leaflet" he called it in his letter and probably because of that I didn't send him it still got his cheque which I brought to him last year when we met in Edinburgh! He is a walking family tree of information. Amore Del Mondo, Paolo. You worked on the Into Tomorrow documentary? Did you consult on all of Weller's career phases or just Style Council?
Another great moment. It wasn't alphabetical, just acknowledgment of what I did I guess. Paul had actually told them to speak to me, probably to save himself doing it - It was just TSC phase I helped out on.
They did make 1 mistake though in TSC era. Anyone want to point it out? Paolo Hewitt is involved with Wholepoint Publishing. What is out from him right now and what e-books are coming out? Yes its great that Paolo sees ebooks as an avenue for releasing some of his out of print books. The fact that anyone worldwide can buy them instantly for a few pounds is the future I think.
This has just been agreed and it should be out in February. There are a few more books in the pipeline but as nothing is signed I'll leave it there. Wholepoint also has other authors looking to release books and hopefully in a few more will be out there.
What new additions have you made for the digital edition? I understand some of my material will be in the book. Both are identical with many updates since the hardback. I did use your Jezar interview and a few other quotes! So thank you. But in return I see a lot of MCD information appears in your interviews or website ;- What will be the price for the digital editions? Despite a sometimes stormy relationship with the band members - and eventually leaving Polydor - Munday was the vital link between Paul Weller and his record company or years.
Here then is a uniquely intimate portrait of a rock hero and two influential groups written by someone who was at the heart of the action. This new edition of Shout To The Top has been updated to include details of Paul's new album 22 Dreams, ongoing changes in the line-up to his band and the emergence of From The Jam, the group featuring Paul's former colleagues Bruce Foxton and Rick Buckler which is touring the world performing a set of Jam songs to great acclaim.Today we install Mr Cools Diy mini split a/c units in our dream garage. This is the ultimate diy a/c kit on the market. Installs easy and fast with no additi.