He'll be tackling tracks by artists like Sister Sledge and Tim Hardin...

Paul Weller looks set to release a covers album.

Paul Weller, who released the Number One album ‘Illumination’ last year, plans to release ‘Forty Days And Forty Nights’, which will feature cover versions of artists such as Sister Sledge and Tim Hardin, according to Billboard.

A compilation of the star’s previously recorded cover versions appeared on his retrospective 3CD box set ‘Fly On The Wall’ earlier this year.

Paul Weller, who begins his on a European tour next month, has already recorded tracks for the album in Amsterdam.

You can catch Paul Welleron his UK and Irish tour in December at the following venues:

Bristol Colston Hall (December 5)

Portsmouth Guildhall (6)

Birmingham Carling Academy (7)

Belfast Waterfront Hall (9)

Dublin Olympia (10)

Brixton Academy (14/15)

Shepherds Bush Empire (Shelter Charity gig) (16)

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