As Is Now

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As Is Now
Studio album by Paul Weller
Released 11 October 2005
Genre Rock
Length 53:16
Label Yep Roc
Producer Paul Weller & Jan "Stan" Kybert
Paul Weller chronology
Stanley Road - 10th Anniversary Edition
(2005)
As Is Now
(2005)
Catch-Flame!
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Pitchfork Media (7.2/10) [2]
NME 7/10 stars [3]
The Observer 3/5 stars [4]
The Independent (not rated) [5]

As Is Now is Paul Weller's eighth studio album. Released in October 2005, it reached number 4 in the UK charts.

The singles from the record were "From The Floorboards Up" (charted at #6), "Come On/Let's Go" (charted at #15), "Here's The Good News" (charted at #21) and the "The As Is Now EP" (which included "Blink And You'll Miss It") which did not qualify for the charts and it had 4 tracks on and was only released on 7". The CD+DVD edition adds (on the DVD) studio footage of "From The Floorboards Up" and "Here's The Good News", the videos of "Come On/Let's Go" and "From The Floorboards Up" and the film "As Is Now".

Recording[edit]

The album was recorded over a two-week period in March 2005 at Wheeler End Studios, Buckinghamshire. It was then mixed at Studio 150, Amsterdam.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Paul Weller

No. Title Length
1. "Blink and You'll Miss It"   3:23
2. "Paper Smile"   3:05
3. "Come On/Let's Go"   3:16
4. "Here's the Good News"   2:57
5. "The Start of Forever"   4:55
6. "Pan"   2:26
7. "All on a Misty Morning"   4:30
8. "From the Floor Boards Up"   2:27
9. "I Wanna Make it Alright"   3:38
10. "Savages"   2:58
11. "Fly Little Bird"   3:44
12. "Roll Along Summer"   3:39
13. "Bring Back the Funk (Pts 1 & 2)"   7:15
14. "The Pebble and the Boy"   5:03

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