Bruce Foxton

Bruce Foxton ( born September 1, 1957 in Woking, Surrey ) is a British musician.

The international breakthrough came in as bassist for the Mod band The Jam. He also sang the lead vocals on the song Jam David Watts and News of the World. The latter was the only Jam single, which was composed of Foxton and not by Paul Weller.

After the dissolution of The Jam Bruce Foxton tried as a solo artist with LP and single releases. By 2006 he was a member of the Northern Ireland punk band Stiff Little Fingers, after which he toured with The Casbah Club, including as the opening act for The Who.

For Paul Weller's solo album Wake Up the Nation ( 2010), he worked for the first time since the breakup of the Jam again musically with his former bandmates together.

From the Jam

Since 2007, Bruce Foxton toured with Rick Buckler supported by Russell Hastings (vocals and guitar) and David Moore ( guitar and keyboard) successfully under the name "From the Jam". The group played at their concerts known pieces of Jam. In November 2008, the group released a double DVD of a concert in "The Forum " in London. Buckler left the group in September 2009 and was replaced by Mark Brzezicki.



  • Touch Sensitive (10/ 1983 and in 2001 re-released with bonus tracks )
  • Back in the Room (2012 )


  • Freak (07 /1983; UK # 23)
  • This Is the Way (10/ 1983, UK # 56)
  • It Makes Me Wonder (04 /1984; UK # 74)
  • British Musician
  • Born in 1957
  • Man

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