In pictures: Bruce Foxton revives Jam's legacy with Bilston gig

Paul Weller may have vowed to never return to the Jam – but bassist Bruce Foxton is still making sure the legendary group’s soundtrack is alive and well today.

In pictures: Bruce Foxton revives Jam's legacy with Bilston gig

Bassist Bruce Foxton gives it all during his performance with From The Jam at Robin 2, Bilston

Fans were given a trip back to the group’s 1970s and 1980s heyday when From The Jam performed in Bilston. 

Now made up of Foxton, who barely looks like he has aged since he first found fame almost 40 years ago, and Russell Hastings, the pair were showcasing songs at the Robin 2 in Bilston. 

Their set list included Down In The Tube Station At Midnight, Going Underground, Town Called Malice and The Modern World.

Foxton also showcased some of the songs from their upcoming album Smash The Clock, which is out in March next year. 

As well as being the band’s bassist he also took lead vocals on a number of songs by The Jam and is also known for penning the song ‘News of the World’ which is the theme tune to BBC Two comedy panel show Mock the Week.

He famously fell out with lead singer Paul Weller after The Jam split up in 1982, but the pair have since made up and performed together at the Albert Hall in 2010.

For fans who missed out on Foxton this time around, From The Jam are returning to the Robin 2 next year. 

They are playing on May 6 and tickets are priced at £20 available from the venue’s website, www.therobin.co.uk.

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