Paul Weller

An Orchestrated Songbook: Paul Weller with Jules Buckley & the BBC Symphony Orchestra

£23.99
  • Paul Weller - An Orchestrated Songbook: Paul Weller with Jules Buckley & the BBC Symphony Orchestra
3rd December 2021 / 2LP or CD / Polydor Records
     

Paul Weller

An Orchestrated Songbook: Paul Weller with Jules Buckley & the BBC Symphony Orchestra

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Released: 3rd December 2021
This release is available for pre order and has a scheduled release date of 3rd December 2021. In the event of any delays we will try to keep this page updated. It is listed at a special discounted pre order price that will revert to full price during the week of release. Please note, If you make a purchase that includes a pre-order item together with an in-stock item in the same order, we will typically hold your box until all items are in stock before we ship. You can read more about our shipping policies here.

This extraordinary performance was a first for Paul, performing with a full orchestra, and saw a quintessential selection of his vast catalogue exquisitely reworked and updated into 75 minutes of breath-taking music that was broadcast across the BBC.  

+ Deluxe CD includes a hardback book. 
+ Heavyweight double LP in heavyweight tip-on gatefold sleeve with 8-page booklet.

Alongside the orchestra, Paul was also accompanied by long-term collaborator and guitarist Steve Cradock. This eclectic assortment of compositions from Paul’s illustrious career, invigorated by Jules Bickley’s sumptuous arrangements made for a visual and aural delight.

As a co-production with the BBC, the show was performed in the grand setting of London’s Barbican on May 15th and originally went out live online, later to be broadcast in full on Radio 2 on 13th June, 6Music on the 16th June and then on 19th June on BBC2. 
 
Jules Buckley, is an esteemed  conductor, composer and arranger. He is Creative Artist in Residence with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and has previously collaborated with the likes of Dizzee Rascal, Massive Attack and John Cale, re-creating their music for classical instruments. As co-founder of the Heritage Orchestra, Jules was also involved in Pete Tong’s No 1 house/classical crossover album “Classic House”.

Format /2LP or CD
Released /3rd December 2021
Catalogue / 3845933
Barcode / 0602438459339
Artist / Paul Weller
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