The Paul McCartney Project

Hope For The Future

By Paul McCartneyEP • Part of the collection “Paul McCartney • Singles

Timeline More from year 2014
UK release date:
Dec 08, 2014
US release date:
Dec 08, 2014

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This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions





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Track list

Disc 1


1.

Hope For The Future (Main)

Written by Paul McCartney

4:10 • Studio versionA • Main version

Paul McCartney :
Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Rusty Anderson :
Lead guitar
Abe Laboriel Jr. :
Drums
Paul Wickens :
Keyboards
Brian Ray :
Bass guitar
Eddie Klein :
Recording engineer
Toby Pitman :
Keyboards, Programming
Caroline Dale :
Cello
Giles Martin :
Producer
London Symphony Orchestra :
Orchestra
Keith Smith :
Recording engineer
Ben Foster :
Arranger, Conductor
Sam Okell :
Recording engineer
Jamie Kirkham :
Assistant recording engineer, Recording engineer
Mark 'Spike' Stent :
Mixing engineer
Libera :
Boys choir
Brian Montgomery :
Recording engineer

Session Recording:
2012 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Recording:
Sep 20, 2012
Studio :
Avatar Studios, New York, USA

Session Recording:
2012 or 2013 ?
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Orchestra overdubs:
Nov 21, 2012
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road


2.

Hope For The Future (Thrash)

Written by Paul McCartney

2:57 • Studio versionB • Thrash version

Paul McCartney :
Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Rusty Anderson :
Lead guitar
Abe Laboriel Jr. :
Drums
Paul Wickens :
Keyboards
Brian Ray :
Bass guitar
Eddie Klein :
Recording engineer
Toby Pitman :
Additional bass, Additional drums, Additional guitar, Keyboards, Programming
Caroline Dale :
Cello
Giles Martin :
Producer
London Symphony Orchestra :
Orchestra
Keith Smith :
Recording engineer
Ben Foster :
Arranger, Conductor
Sam Okell :
Recording engineer
Jamie Kirkham :
Assistant recording engineer, Recording engineer
Mark 'Spike' Stent :
Mixing engineer
Libera :
Boys choir
Brian Montgomery :
Recording engineer

Session Recording:
2012 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Recording:
Sep 20, 2012
Studio :
Avatar Studios, New York, USA

Session Recording:
2012 or 2013 ?
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Orchestra overdubs:
Nov 21, 2012
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road


3.

Hope For The Future (Beatsession Mix)

Written by Paul McCartney

6:00 • Studio versionC • Beatsession Mix

Beatsession :
Remixing

4.

Hope For The Future (Jaded Mix)

Written by Paul McCartney

5:34 • Studio versionD • Jaded Mix

Jaded :
Remixing

5.

Hope For The Future (Mirwais Mix)

Written by Paul McCartney

4:26 • Studio versionE • Mirwais Mix

Paul McCartney :
Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Rusty Anderson :
Lead guitar
Abe Laboriel Jr. :
Drums
Paul Wickens :
Keyboards
Brian Ray :
Bass guitar
Eddie Klein :
Recording engineer
Toby Pitman :
Keyboards, Programming
Caroline Dale :
Cello
Giles Martin :
Producer
Keith Smith :
Recording engineer
Ben Foster :
Arranger, Conductor
Sam Okell :
Recording engineer
Jamie Kirkham :
Assistant recording engineer, Recording engineer
Mark 'Spike' Stent :
Mixing engineer
Libera :
Boys choir
Brian Montgomery :
Recording engineer
Mirwais :
Remixing

Session Recording:
2012 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Recording:
Sep 20, 2012
Studio :
Avatar Studios, New York, USA

Session Recording:
2012 or 2013 ?
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Orchestra overdubs:
Nov 21, 2012
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

About

From paulmccartney.com, December 2, 2014:

Paul’s new song ‘Hope For The Future’ will be globally released on Monday 8th December. The song was written by Paul for the record-breaking video game ‘Destiny’, and until now has been exclusively available within the game itself. Produced by Giles Martin, ‘Hope For The Future’ is as epic as the game, which sold-through more than $325 million worldwide in its first five days […]

Details of the release are confirmed today and the original version of the track from the ‘Destiny’ credits will be made digitally available alongside four special mixes. […]

Talking about the writing process Paul said:

“When you’re writing something like ‘Hope For The Future’, which is custom made, it is like doing a portrait for someone. You have to use your imagination and work out what they need, what they’re going to want and then what you want to give them. Then you’ve got to combine those three things into something that you still think maintains integrity. So in the game you’re a Guardian of the last city on Earth so that suggested to me the ‘hope for the future’ idea and I went from there. Then I thought it is not just a game song, this will get played outside the game so it has got to be stand alone too, you can’t have references to aliens or people will think, ‘What’s he talking about?’ So it had to have its own stand alone meaning and integrity.”

Hope For The Future” was also released as a 12″ in January 2015.

From puremccartney.com – PAUL AT THE ‘HOPE FOR THE FUTURE’ VIDEO SHOOT, LOS ANGELES, 2014

Last updated on December 12, 2020


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