True Meanings

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True Meanings
Studio album by
Released14 September 2018 (2018-09-14)
GenreFolk rock
Length54:54
LabelParlophone
ProducerPaul Weller
Paul Weller chronology
A Kind Revolution
(2017)
True Meanings
(2018)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic79/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
The Guardian4/5 stars[3]
NME3/5 stars[4]
The Telegraph5/5 stars[5]

True Meanings is the fourteenth studio album by English singer-songwriter Paul Weller, released on 14 September 2018.[6] According to Metacritic, the album has received a score of 79/100 based on 11 reviews from critics, indicating "generally favourable reviews".[1]

Music[edit]

True Meanings has been noted for its stripped-back, acoustic sound.[7][8] The album's sound has been described as folk rock.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."The Soul Searchers"5:02
2."Glide"2:18
3."Mayfly"4:00
4."Gravity"2:33
5."Old Castles"3:20
6."What Would He Say?"4:00
7."Aspects"4:33
8."Bowie"3:53
9."Wishing Well"4:36
10."Come Along"3:03
11."Books"4:35
12."Movin' On"4:31
13."May Love Travel with You"3:01
14."White Horses"5:26
Total length:54:54

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "True Meanings by Paul Weller". Metacritic. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "True Meanings - Paul Weller". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  3. ^ Mongredien, Phil (16 September 2018). "Paul Weller: True Meanings review – a gently introspective set | Music". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  4. ^ Beaumont, Mark (14 September 2018). "Paul Weller – 'True Meanings' review". NME. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  5. ^ McCormick, Neil (14 September 2018). "Paul Weller, True Meanings, review: an album of beauty and depth". telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  6. ^ Moore, Sam (11 July 2018). "Paul Weller announces new album 'True Meanings'". NME. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  7. ^ Slate, Jeff. "Searching for 'True Meanings' with Paul Weller (Album Review/Q&A)". ROCK CELLAR MAGAZINE. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  8. ^ Watts, Peter (18 September 2018). "Paul Weller – True Meanings". Uncut. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  9. ^ Hodgkinson, Will (14 September 2018). "Pop review: Paul Weller: True Meanings". The Times. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  10. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Digital Albums" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. 24 September 2018. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
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  17. ^ "Eminem scores third week at Irish albums Number 1". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  18. ^ "Album – Classifica settimanale WK 38 (dal 2018-09-14 al 2018-09-20)" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  19. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  20. ^ "Top 100 Álbumes – Semana 38: del 14.9.2018 al 20.9.2018" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  21. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Paul Weller – True Meanings". Hung Medien. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  22. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  23. ^ "End of Year Album Chart Top 100 – 2018". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 4 January 2019.