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Paul Weller: Royal Albert Hall, London

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 24 November 1993

ANYONE WHO doubts that a little fatherhood can be a dangerous thing should have been at the first of Paul Weller's two sold-out London gigs. Where once the famously stony visage would have remained intent on the task, on Monday Weller smiled between songs, and even, after returning for a third encore, allowed himself to observe that we had been "a great audience". The Weller of old would have dismissed such pleasantries as contemptible show-bizzery.

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