is the seventh album by British artist Studio 150 Paul Weller. It comprises covers of songs by a variety of artists, and showcases Weller's myriad musical influences. It was named after the small Amsterdam studio in which it was recorded. It entered the charts at #2.
Track listing [ edit ]
"If I Could Only Be Sure" (
Gabriel Mekler, Nolan Porter) "
Wishing on a Star" (Billie Rae Calvin) "
Don't Make Promises" ( Tim Hardin) "
The Bottle" ( Gil Scott-Heron) "
Black Is the Colour" (Traditional) "
Close To You" ( Burt Bacharach, Hal David) "
Early Morning Rain" ( Gordon Lightfoot) "
One Way Road" ( Noel Gallagher) "Hercules" (
Allen Toussaint) "
Thinking of You" ( Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) "
All Along The Watchtower" ( Bob Dylan) "Birds" (
Personnel [ edit ]
Paul Weller - vocals, guitar, keyboards
Lorre Trytten - violin
Louk Boudesteijn - trombone
Eliza Carthy - violin Damon Minchella - bass
Mieke Honingh - viola
Williem Friede - string arrangements
Jan Van Duikeren - flugelhorn
Benjamin Herman - saxophone, flute, horn arrangements
Steve "Supe" White - drums The Stands - background vocals
Petra Rosa - harp
Sam Leigh Brown - background vocals
Herman Van Haaren - violin
Bastiaan Van Der Werf - cello
Stefan Schmid - Moog synthesizer
Ray Bruinsma - trumpet
Aimee Versloot - viola
Frans Cornelissen - tuba
Claudia Fontaine - background vocals
Jan Van Duikeren - trumpet
Martin de Ruiter - violin
Carleen Anderson - background vocals Ray Bruinsma - flugelhorn
Joeri DeVente - French horn
Steve Cradock - guitar Pauline Terlow - violin
Sarah Koch - violin
Bill Newsinger - mandolin
Seya Teeuwen - violin
Singles [ edit ]
The singles, with B-sides, from
Studio 150 were:
"The Bottle" (2004) - #13 UK
"Wishing on a Star" (2004) - #11 UK
"Thinking of You" (2004) - #18 UK
"Early Morning Rain" (2004) - #40 UK
Besides the Studio 150 album, there was also a DVD release featuring a studio concert Weller gave at the Riverside Studios in
London in 2004. The DVD features most songs from the album and some songs Weller wrote during his career, including a song of The Jam and The Style Council.
It also includes interviews and the video promo for
Wishing On A Star.
"Hercules" originally by
Aaron Neville "One Way Road" originally by
Wishing on a Star" originally by Rose Royce "
Close To You" originally by Richard Chamberlain "Hung Up" originally by
Paul Weller "Early Morning Rain" originally by
Gordon Lightfoot "Tales From The Riverbank" originally by
The Jam "Thinking of You" originally by
Sister Sledge "Amongst Butterflies" originally by
Paul Weller "
All Along the Watchtower" originally by Bob Dylan "Birds" originally by
Neil Young "If I Could Only Be Sure" originally by Nolan Porter
"My Ever Changing Moods" originally by
The Style Council "Broken Stones" originally by