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Paul Weller - Wake Up the Nation

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Paul Weller

Modfather and veteran of the Brit scene Paul Weller returned in 2010 with a critically acclaimed solo effort in Wake Up the Nation. Packing a cracking pace throughout, the album was deemed a return to form for the musician who could be a sentimental favourite to take home this year's prize.

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    • 1. At 11:12pm on 01 Sep 2010, Peasepud wrote:

      Probably the most impressive solo work Weller has created over the years. To me this surpasses the likes of Wildwood and Stanley Road providing the listener with something more challenging but ultimately more rewarding. Considering most of his peers in their early 50's are willing to churn out mediocre re hashes of past glories this deserves the accolade of a Mercury. Bring it on PW!

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