Rocker Weller's UK Success Fails to Translate

Paul Weller's latest CD, Illumination, is number one on the British album charts, but one of the great mysteries of Weller's career is why he's so little-known or appreciated in America. The man behind the punk sound of The Jam and the pop-soul of The Style Council isn't sure why, either. Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr reports.

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  • Album: Illumination
  • Artist: Paul Weller
  • Label: Independiente
  • Released: 2002
 

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