That’s a great song .. but … what’s he doin’ in this Soul database? Well he has done some great songs, and also versions of Soul recordings.
And he has become christened as the MODFATHER due to his interest in all things MOD and MOD and all things connected has huge significance in Soul music in Britain. Mods loved Soul music.
Many of his songs written and performed for the JAM are certainly Mod in aspect even if attached to the Punk era.
Wikipedia: Paul Weller