Flowers In The Dirt (1993)

By Paul McCartneyOfficial album • Part of the collection “The Paul McCartney Collection

Timeline More from year 1993

Related sessions

This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions







Mixing "Rough Ride"

Oct 06, 1987








Recording "This One"

May 18, 1988







Recording "Don't Be Careless Love"

Friday, October 28-29, 1988














Mixing "Distractions"

Jan 19, 1989


Mixing "Put It There"

Jan 20, 1989


Mixing "This One"

Jan 23, 1989




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Track list

Disc 1


1.

My Brave Face

Written by Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus / Elvis Costello

3:19 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Bass, Harmonies, Lead vocal, Producer, Tambourine
Robbie McIntosh :
Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart :
Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Harmonies
Dave Bishop :
Saxophone
Chris Whitten :
Drums
Mitchell Froom :
Keyboards, Producer
David Rhodes :
Ebow guitar
Chris Davis :
Saxophone
Chris White :
Saxophone
Neil Dorfsman :
Mixing engineer, Producer, Recording engineer
Noel Harris :
Assistant mixing engineer

Session Recording:
October 1988
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London

Session Mixing:
January 28, 1989
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London


2.

Rough Ride

Written by Paul McCartney

4:44 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Drum overdubs, Guitar, Lead vocal, Percussion, Producer, Synth
Linda McCartney :
Harmonies
Steve Lipson :
Bass, Computer and drum programming, Guitar, Mixing engineer, Producer, Recording engineer
Trevor Horn :
Keyboards, Producer
Heff Moraes :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
Oct 05, 1987
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
Oct 06, 1987
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


3.

You Want Her Too

Written by Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus / Elvis Costello

3:13 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
12-string acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar, Producer, Tambourine, Vocals
Robbie McIntosh :
Guitar
Hamish Stuart :
Guitars, Harmonies
Elvis Costello :
Intro keyboards, Producer, Second vocal
Mitchell Froom :
Keyboards, Producer
Chris Davis :
Saxophone
Neil Dorfsman :
Mixing engineer, Producer, Recording engineer
Chris Witten :
Drums, Percussion
Peter Henderson :
Recording engineer
Richard Niles :
End orchestration
Richard Moakes :
Assistant recording engineer
Noel Harris :
Assistant mixing engineer
Unknown musician(s) :
Horns

Session Recording:
Feb 01, 1988
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
October 1988
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London

Session Overdubs ?:
Oct 31, 1988
Studio :
Sunset Sound Recorders Studio, Los Angeles, USA

Session Mixing:
Jan 16, 1989
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


4.

Distractions

Written by Paul McCartney

4:41 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Harmonies, Lead vocal, Percussion, Producer, Solo guitar
Linda McCartney :
Harmonies
Hamish Stuart :
Acoustic guitar, Harmonies
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Neil Dorfsman :
Mixing engineer
Chris Witten :
Drums, Percusson
Clare Fischer :
Orchestration
Arne Frager :
Recording engineer
Matt Butler :
Assistant engineer
Noel Harris :
Assistant mixing engineer
Unknown musician(s) :
Strings

Session Recording:
May 06, 1988
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Orchestral overdubs:
Nov 01, 1988
Studio :
Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, USA

Session Mixing:
Jan 19, 1989
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London


5.

We Got Married

Written by Paul McCartney

4:57 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Harmonies, Lead vocal, Mexican guitar, Percussion, Producer, Tom overdub
Robbie McIntosh :
Acoustic guitar
Hamish Stuart :
Harmonies
David Gilmour :
Guitar
Dave Mattacks :
Drums
Neil Dorfsman :
Additional production, Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Chris Witten :
Additional percussion
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant recording engineer
David Foster :
Keyboards, Producer
Guy Barker :
Trumpet
Jon Kelly :
Recording engineer
Noel Harris :
Assistant mixing engineer

Session Recording:
Oct 01, 1984
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
September - November 1988 ?
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London, UK

Session Overdubs:
Dec 01, 1988
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Jan 26, 1989
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London, UK

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


6.

Put It There

Written by Paul McCartney

2:10 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Harmonies, Lead vocal, Orchestra lead, Orchestration, Percussion, Producer
Hamish Stuart :
Bass, Percussion
George Martin :
Orchestra lead, Orchestration
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Neil Dorfsman :
Additional production
Chris Witten :
Hi hat, Percussion
Peter Henderson :
Computer programming, Recording engineer
Lance Phillips :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
Apr 22, 1988
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Orchestra overdubs:
Nov 28, 1988
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Jan 20, 1989
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London


7.

Figure Of Eight

Written by Paul McCartney

3:25 • Studio versionA

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
Neil Dorfsman :
Mixing engineer
Steve Lipson :
Computer programming, Electric guitar, Producer, Recording engineer
Trevor Horn :
Handclaps, Keyboards, Producer
Noel Harris :
Assistant mixing engineer

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

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

Session Mixing:
January 8, 1989
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


8.

This One

Written by Paul McCartney

4:10 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Glasses, Harmonium, Keyboards, Producer, Rhythm guitar, Sitar, Tambourine, Vocals, Wine glasses
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Robbie McIntosh :
Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Vocals
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Chris Whitten :
Drums, Percussion
Neil Dorfsman :
Mixing engineer
Matt Butler :
Assistant engineer
Lance Phillips :
Assistant engineer, Glasses
Judd Lander :
Harmonica
Noel Harris :
Assistant mixing engineer

Session Recording:
May 18, 1988
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
September - November 1988
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London

Session Mixing:
Jan 23, 1989
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London


9.

Don't Be Careless Love

Written by Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus / Elvis Costello

3:19 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Finger snaps, Producer, Tambourine, Vocals
Hamish Stuart :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Tambourine
Chris Whitten :
Backing vocals, Drums
Elvis Costello :
Backing vocals, Keyboards, Producer
Mitchell Froom :
Keyboards, Producer
Neil Dorfsman :
Additional production, Mixing engineer
Peter Henderson :
Recording engineer
Richard Moakes :
Assistant engineer
Tchad Blake :
Recording engineer
Noel Harris :
Additional mixing engineer
Bob Lacivita :
Assistant recording engineer

Session Recording:
Feb 01, 1988
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
Oct 27, 1988
Studio :
Soundcastle Studios, Los Angeles, USA

Session Overdubs:
Oct 28-29, 1988
Studio :
Sunset Sound Recorders Studio, Los Angeles, USA

Session Mixing:
Jan 14, 1989
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


10.

That Day Is Done

Written by Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus / Elvis Costello

4:20 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Producer, Vocals
Robbie McIntosh :
Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Chris Whitten :
Drums, Tambourine
Elvis Costello :
Backing vocals, Producer
Mitchell Froom :
Keyboards, Producer
Neil Dorfsman :
Mixing engineer, Producer, Recording engineer
Matt Butler :
Assistant recording engineer
Peter Henderson :
Recording engineer
Nicky Hopkins :
Piano
John Taylor :
Cornet
Tony Goddard :
Cornet
Ian Peters :
Euphonium
Ian Harper :
Tenor horn
Richard Moakes :
Assistant engineer
Noel Harris :
Assistant mixing engineer

Session Recording:
Mar 03, 1988
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
October 1988
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London

Session Mixing:
October 1988
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London

Session Mixing:
Jan 12, 1989
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


11.

How Many People

Written by Paul McCartney

4:15 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar, Flugelhorn, Mellotron, Piano, Producer, Tambourine, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Hamish Stuart :
Vocals
Chris Whitten :
Backing vocals, Cymbals, Drums synth
Neil Dorfsman :
Additional production, Mixing engineer
Steve Lipson :
Drum programming, Electric guitar, Producer, Recording engineer
Trevor Horn :
Backing vocals, Keyboards, Producer
Heff Moraes :
Assistant engineer
Jab Bunny :
Tongue styley
Noel Harris :
Assistant mixing engineer

Session Recording:
Sep 08, 1988
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
Sept - Oct 1988 ?
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
January 6, 1989
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


12.

Motor Of Love

Written by Paul McCartney

6:25 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar, Piano, Producer, Vocals
Hamish Stuart :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Greg Hawkes :
Keyboards
Chris Hughes :
Computer programming, Drums, Producer
Ross Cullum :
Mixing engineer, Producer, Recording engineer
Noel Rafferty :
Assistant mixing engineer

Session Recording:
January 1989
Studio :
Hot Nights Studios, London, UK

Session Recording:
Jan 12, 1989
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
Jan 30, 1989
Studio :
Mayfair Studios, London, UK

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


13.

Ou Est Le Soleil?

Written by Paul McCartney

4:54 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Bongos, Drums, Electric guitar, Producer, Violin keyboard, Vocals, Woodsaw
Hamish Stuart :
Electric guitar
Chris Whitten :
Tom-toms
Eddie Klein :
Computer programming
Steve Lipson :
Bass, Computer and drum programming, Keyboards, Mixing engineer, Producer, Recording engineer
Trevor Horn :
Computered drums, Keyboards, Producer
Heff Moraes :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
Jun 23, 1988
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
Dec 10, 1988
Studio :
Sarm West Studios, London, UK


14.

Bonus tracks


1.

Back On My Feet

Written by Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus / Elvis Costello

4:25 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Guitars, Piano, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Jon Jacobs :
Recording engineer
Tim Renwick :
Guitar
Nick Glennie-Smith :
Keyboards
Charlie Morgan :
Drums
Phil Ramone :
Producer
Steve Lyon :
Assistant recording engineer

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

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


2.

Flying To My Home

Written by Paul McCartney

4:13 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Autoharp, Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Hamish Stuart :
Backing vocals, Rhythm guitar, Slide guitar, Synthesizer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Chris Whitten :
Backing vocals, Drums
Matt Butler :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
May 05, 1988
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
September - November 1988 ?
Studio :
Olympic Sound Studios, London ?

Session Mixing:
Nov 09, 1988
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


3.

Loveliest Thing

Written by Paul McCartney

3:59 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Piano, Vocals
Phil Ramone :
Producer
Neil Jason :
Bass
David Brown :
Electric guitar
Liberty Devitto :
Drums
David Lebolt :
Synthesizer
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

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