And he's planning club sized 'warm-up' dates for his big summer shows...

Paul Weller‘s new album is titled ‘ILLUMINATION’, and will be released in September.

Paul Weller has been working on the record for much of the year with his usual backing band, which includes drummer Steve White and guitarist Steve Cradock. One track currently in contention for the record is titled ‘Leafy Mysteries’, according to the singer’s official website, .

As previously announced, Paul Weller has confirmed live dates at Manchester Old Trafford (July 12) and London Hyde Park (28). In addition to the shows, the ex-The Jam singer is planning a small number of ‘warm-up’ dates, likely to be in club sized venues. He is also preparing a major tour for later this year.