Documentary Style

Big weekend of TV for this Halloween period.

The first is the return of The Mandalorian, but there’s already plenty enough coverage of that.

Instead let’s point out the new documentary on mid 80s pop soul jazz outfit (in more ways that one) The Style Council, Long Hot Summers.

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The story of the front man Paul Weller and his band has always been an interesting one and this one boasts to be a definitive story.

The most interesting aspect of this band was the pairing of working class people doing supposedly upper class actions. If subverted expectations.

Other bands like Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet did similar things, but Weller and Co took the boldest steps.