This Old Town

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"This Old Town"
Single by Paul Weller and Graham Coxon
B-side "Each New Morning", "Black River"
Released July 2, 2007
Format Download, 7"
Length 12:13
Label Regal Records
Writer(s) Paul Weller, Graham Coxon
Producer(s) Charles Rees
Paul Weller chronology
"Wild Blue Yonder"
(2006)
"This Old Town"
(2007)
"Are You Trying To Be Lonely"
(2007)
Graham Coxon chronology
"Bloody Annoying" / "What Ya Gonna Do Now?"
(2006)
"This Old Town"
(2007)
"Sorrow's Army"
(2009)

"This Old Town" is a song collaboration by English musicians Paul Weller (formerly of The Jam) and Graham Coxon (of Blur fame). The song was released as a download single on July 2, 2007, and a limited edition 7" on 30 July (see 2007 in British music).[1] The song also features Zak Starkey (of The Who and Oasis fame) on drums.[1] The single peaked at #39 in the UK Singles Chart.

It was recorded at Black Barn Studios, Ripley, Surrey being engineered by Charles Rees.

In some places the song and its B-sides have been advertised as a "triple A-side."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "This Old Town" (Graham Coxon, Paul Weller) - 4:13
  2. "Each New Morning" (Graham Coxon) - 4:10
  3. "Black River" (Paul Weller) - 3:50

This Old Town was previously recorded by Ocean Colour Scene as For Dancers Only, included in their album On the Leyline.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Graham Coxon / Paul Weller single announced!". GrahamCoxon.co.uk. 
  2. ^ "Triple A-side single 'This Old Town'". NME: 32. 2007-07-28. Retrieved 2007-08-13.