You Do Something To Me
Paul Weller is an English singer-songwriter born on 25th May 1958 as John William Weller. Weller started his career with the world famous punk-rock band The Jam in 1976 and continued with them till 1982 before joining The Style Council in 1983 until 1989. In 1991 Weller established himself as a solo artist and still remains a respected singer, lyricist and guitarist. 2009 saw Weller win 2009 BRIT award for ‘Best Male Solo Artist’. He is the principal figure of the 1970s Mod revival and is often referred to as the Modfather.
Weller released his self titled album in 1992, which was commercially and critically successful. Next came arguably Weller’s best work with the release of 'Wild Wood' which reached No. 2 in the UK charts. The 1995 album, 'Stanley Road' was named after the street Weller grew up in and took him to the top of the UK charts and included top 10 single’s 'The Changingman' and 'You Do Something To Me'. The follow up, 'Heavy Soul' reached No. 2 in the UK charts as did the 2000 follow up, 'Heliocentric'. 2002 saw Weller release the No.1 album, 'Illumination' before cover album 'Studio 150' was released in 2004. The album included cover’s of Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Rose Royce, Sister Sledge and Gordon Lightfoot and went to No.2 in the UK charts. 2005 and 2008 saw the release of 'As Is Now' and '22 Dreams' respectively.
Weller formed a one-off group with Noel Gallagher and Paul McCartney in 1995 called Smokin’ Mojo Filters to record a charity version of The Beatles’ 'Come Together' for Bosnian children and in 2006 declined to receive a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
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