Bruce Foxton is Back with His First New Album in Nearly
30 Years -
Bruce Foxton (The Jam/From The
Jam/Stiff Little Fingers) is back with his first full solo
album in nearly 30 years. The new record, entitled 'Back In
The Room' will be released on Oct.1 2012.
'Back In The Room', which has been funded by PledgeMusic, features
Russell Hastings and Big
Country drummer Mark Brzezicki.
But they're not the only Jam members joining Foxton on his new
record as the Modfather himself, Paul
Weller makes a cameo appearance on three of the
songs. Other guest musicians include Steve
Cropper (Booker T & the
MG's/The Blues Brothers) and
Spandau Ballet's Steve
Commenting on working again with Paul
Weller and having Steve
Cropper guesting Bruce said:
"It was such a pleasure to work and hang out with Paul again.
What an honour to have both Paul and Steve play on the
As earlier mentioned the project has been funded by PledgeMusic,
a revolutionary online service where fans can pre-order or 'pledge'
not only for a signed copy of the album but for a range of
never-before seen items and experiences. These include a VIP pass
to an exclusive album launch party and a round of golf with Bruce
and Russell Hastings!
Malcolm Dunbar, managing director of PledgeMusic
"As well as being a key member of legendary band The Jam,
Bruce has forged a very strong solo career over the years and this
new campaign is a great way for him to connect with his fans and a
very effective way for him to get his fantastic new album out into
the market." Bruce added: "This is such a good way for me to work
closely with all the people who support my music and to make them a
real part of the whole creative process."
A percentage of the proceeds from the PledgeMusic campaign will
be donated to the Shooting Stars CHASE
charity, to help them continue their valuable work supporting
families in west London , Surrey and West Sussex , caring for local
families with a child or teenager with a life-limiting condition.
See www.shootingstarchase.org.uk for more details.
Bruce Foxton's new album 'Back In The
Room' will be released on Oct.1 2012 on BassTone