Some time around Thanksgiving, the announcement came down from the punk-pop heavens. Paul Weller—fertile genius behind the Jam (a truly once-in-a-lifetime amalgamation of Brit-centric fury without fear of melody or musicianship), the Style Council (a commercial-leaning journey of white boy soul through the influence of Motown), and an ongoing solo career (bring back the guitars, boys, but save the acerbics for the lyric sheet)—would take the stage at Irving Plaza for the last three nights in January. To celebrate the release of the career-spanning... More >>>