Rock singer-songwriter Paul Weller has released his new 11th studio album titled 'Sonik Kicks'. The CD (14 brand new tracks) sees Paul Weller pushing musical boundaries in mixing pop with soul, jazz, psychodelic & folk. The resulting musical sound is that of pop/rock, eletronica rock, orchestral & psychodelic/punk rock tracks in the album. Stand-outs/gems/solid tracks include "Study In Blue", a wonderful duet with great saxophone & "Be Happy Children", a pop/rock track with a beautiful orchestral base sound, melody & vocals. Great tracks include "The Attic", a punk-rock track, "Kling I Klang", up-tempo rock track, "Sleep Of The Serene", a psychodelic/gothic orchestral track, "By The Waters", rock track with great violin & vocals, "The Dangerous Age", another great rock track & "Paper Chase", electonica rock track with great melody. Okay tracks include "Green", eletronica rock track with a great guitar overdrive, "Dragonfly", electronica rock track, "When Your Garden's Overgrown", "Around The Lake", "Twilight" , a psychodelic electronica track & "Drifters", a punk rock track. Guest artists include Noel Gallagher (Oasis) & Graham Coxon.
On overall, Paul Weller is again on the cutting-edge, pushing new boundaries in his musical journey in this new CD 'Sonik Kicks', a recommended CD listening.