UK release date:
Nov 13, 1989
CDR 6235

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This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions

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Disc 1


Figure of Eight

Written by Paul McCartney

5:16 • Studio versionB • 12” Bob Clearmountain Mix

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Celeste, Electric guitar, Handclaps, Producer, Tambourine, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Handclaps, Mini moog
Chris Whitten :
Drums, Handclaps
Eddie Klein :
Assistant engineer
Steve Lipson :
Computer programming, Electric guitar, Producer, Recording engineer
Trevor Horn :
Handclaps, Keyboards, Producer
Bob Clearmountain :

Session Recording:
Nov 09, 1987
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
November 1987 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
Sep 14, 1989
Studio :
The Hit Factory, New York, USA

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Music Is Ideas. The Stories Behind the Songs (Vol. 1) 1970-1989 on Amazon


The Long and Winding Road

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Studio versionC


Loveliest Thing

Written by Paul McCartney

3:59 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Piano, Vocals
Phil Ramone :
Neil Jason :
David Brown :
Electric guitar
Liberty Devitto :
David Lebolt :
Steve Rinkoff :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Dave O'Donnell :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer

Session Recording:
Aug 21, 1986
Studio :
The Power Station, New York, USA

Session Mixing:
Aug 22, 1986
Studio :
The Power Station, New York, USA


From Wikipedia:

This song was released as a 7″ single, a 12″ maxi-single, and a CD single.

7″ single
  1. “Figure of Eight”
  2. “Ou Est le Soleil?”
12″ single
  1. “Figure of Eight”
  2. “This One” (Club Lovejoys mix)
12″ single
  1. “Figure of Eight”
  2. “Ou Est le Soleil?” (remix by Shep Pettibone)
  3. “Ou Est le Soleil?” (Tub Dub mix) (remix by Pettibone)
CD single
  1. “Figure of Eight”
  2. “The Long and Winding Road”
  3. “Loveliest Thing”
3″ CD single
  1. “Figure of Eight”
  2. “Rough Ride”
  3. “Ou Est le Soleil?” (7″ mix)

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