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I felt a bit cheated.[on turning down the CBE] It would have been a bit hypocritical for me to accept that, I don't really agree with it.
I don't like the royal family, I don't like the establishment, I don't like the civil service. The Jam were a good band, however I feel that the Style Council were better. Some things we did with The Style Council were misinterpreted or over their heads.[on involvement with Red Wedge] It was the biggest mistake ever for me because once you get involved with those people you see how it's all run.
I borrowed the LP off a mate and kept hold of it as long as I could. I was a fan, but I just thought it was really odd how quickly they'd become a standard rock'n'roll band with the leather jackets and the photo opportunities.
One minute they were singing 'I'm so bored with the USA' and the next they seemed to be spending most of their fucking time over there.
If I had a time machine, maybe I might go back to 1964 to the Flamingo and see Stevie Wonder, but I wouldn't want to stay there. For me, Wilko [Wilko Johnson] was the first guitar hero of the Seventies. Coming from such an uneducated background, I suppose I'd had quite a blinkered working-class upbringing, and reading books like George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia and Robert Tressell's The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropist had opened up my mind - seeing how the system works and how people are kept down.
He then led The Style Council from 1983 until 1990, releasing six more studio albums.
He has been a solo artist ever since, releasing the studio albums "Paul Weller" (1992), "Wild Wood" (1994), "Stanley Road" (1995), "Heavy Soul" (1997), "Heliocentric" (2000), "Illumination" (2002) and "As is Now" (2005).
They are associated with a rejection of traditional values.
These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.