Love Is Strange / I Am Your Singer

By Wings7" Single • Part of the collection “Paul McCartney • For Promotional Use Only

UK release date:
Jan 14, 1972
Publisher:
Apple
Reference:
R 5932

Master release


Related sessions

This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions



Wild Life session #4

Jul 29, 1971


Wild Life mixing #1

Aug 06, 1971



Wild Life mixing #2

Oct 05, 1971

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Track list

Side 1


1.

Love Is Strange

Written by Ethel Smith, Mickey Baker, Sylvia Vanderpool

4:51 • Studio versionA1 • Stereo • Single Edit

Performed by :
Paul McCartneyLinda McCartneyDenny LaineDenny Seiwell
Paul McCartney :
Producer
Tony Clark :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Alan Parsons :
Mixing engineer assistant
Chris Blair :
Recording engineer assistant

Session Recording:
Jul 24, 1971
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Overdubs:
Oct 03, 1971
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Mixing:
Oct 05, 1971
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Side 2


1.

I Am Your Singer

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

2:19 • Studio versionA • Stereo

Paul McCartney :
Bass (?), Electric piano, Producer, Recorder (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Harmonium (?), Organ (?), Vocals
Denny Laine :
Bass (?), Electric guitar
Denny Seiwell :
Drums, Maracas
Tony Clark :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Alan Parsons :
Mixing engineer assistant
Brian Blood :
Recorder
Peter Blood :
Recorder
Paul Blood :
Recorder
Jeanne Dolmetsch :
Recorder
Chris Blair :
Recording engineer assistant
Christine Blood :
Recorder

Session Recording:
Jul 24, 1971
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Overdubs:
Jul 29, 1971
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Mixing:
Aug 06, 1971
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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

About

This single was planned to be released on January 14, 1972, as the first Wings 7″. It contained an edit of “Love Is Strange” lasting 4:07 on the A-side (the album version lasts 4:50), and “I Am Your Singer” on the B-side.

It was finally cancelled and “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” was issued instead.

According to Discogs’ Top 100 Most Expensive Records: United Kingdom, a while label copy of this single was sold for $5,624.99 on April 8, 2018.

Last updated on April 24, 2022

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