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Off The Ground - Ultimate Archive Collection

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Track list

Disc 1


1.

From "Off The Ground"


1.

Off The Ground

Written by Paul McCartney

3:41 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Drums, Percussion, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals
Robbie McIntosh:
Electric guitar, Percussion
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Percussion
Paul Wickens:
Backing vocals, Computer programming, Keyboards, Piano, Synth-bass
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


2.

Looking For Changes

Written by Paul McCartney

2:49 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals
Robbie McIntosh:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Paul Wickens:
Backing vocals, Clavinet
Blair Cunningham:
Backing vocals, Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


3.

Hope Of Deliverance

Written by Paul McCartney

3:22 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar, Producer, Spanish guitar, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Autoharp, Backing vocals
Robbie McIntosh:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Spanish guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals
Paul Wickens:
Backing vocals, Drums programming, Lynn drum, Percussion, Piano
Blair Cunningham:
Backing vocals, Drums, Percussion
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer
Davide Giovanni:
Percussion
Dave Pattman:
Percussion
Maurizio Ravalico:
Percussion

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
Jul 17, 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


4.

Mistress And Maid

Written by Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus / Elvis Costello

3:01 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Producer, Tambourine, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Tambourine
Robbie McIntosh:
Acoustic guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Paul Wickens:
Keyboards
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer
Gordon Hunt:
Oboe
Susan Milan:
Flute
Frank Lloyd:
Horn
Colin Sheen:
Trombone
Paul Stringsbald:
Trumpet
Richard Martin:
Trumpet
Stephen Wick:
Tuba
Belinda Bunt:
Violin
Jonathan Evans-Jones:
Violin
Roger Garland:
Violin
Roy Gillard:
Violin
David Juritz:
Violin
Pauline Lowbury:
Violin
Brendan O'Reilly:
Violin
Maciej Rakowski:
Violin
Carl Davis:
Arrangement, Orchestra conductor

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
The Hit Factory - Whitfield Street Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


5.

I Owe It All To You

Written by Paul McCartney

4:51 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Mellotron, Producer, Tambourine, Vocal percussion, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Celeste, Clavinet
Robbie McIntosh:
Electric slide guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Bass
Paul Wickens:
Percussion, Piano
Blair Cunningham:
Drums, Percussion
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


6.

Biker Like An Icon

Written by Paul McCartney

3:26 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Percussion, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Keyboards
Robbie McIntosh:
Slide guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Bass
Paul Wickens:
Keyboards, Piano
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
Nov 25, 1991
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


7.

Peace In The Neighbourhood

Written by Paul McCartney

5:06 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Congas, Electric guitar, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Percussion
Robbie McIntosh:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Bass
Paul Wickens:
Backing vocals, Piano
Blair Cunningham:
Drums, Percussion
Eddie Klein:
Conversation
Keith Smith:
Conversation
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
November 25th - December 6th 1991
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


8.

Golden Earth Girl

Written by Paul McCartney

3:45 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Piano, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Harmonium
Robbie McIntosh:
Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Bass
Paul Wickens:
Keyboards, Percussion
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer
Gordon Hunt:
Oboe
Susan Milan:
Flute
Carl Davis:
Arrangement, Orchestra conductor

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
May 18, 1992
Studio:
The Hit Factory - Whitfield Street Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


9.

The Lovers That Never Were

Written by Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus / Elvis Costello

3:43 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocal, Bass, Lead vocal, Percussion, Producer
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocal, Percussion
Robbie McIntosh:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocal, Mandolin, Percussion
Hamish Stuart:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocal, Percussion
Paul Wickens:
Grand piano, Hammond organ, Percussion
Blair Cunningham:
Drums, Percussion
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


10.

Get Out Of My Way

Written by Paul McCartney

3:32 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Bass, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Harmonium, Percussion
Robbie McIntosh:
Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Electric guitar
Paul Wickens:
Piano
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer
Frank Mead:
Alto sax
Nick Payn:
Baritone sax
Andy Hamilton:
Tenore sax
Nick Pentelow:
Tenore sax
Martin Drover:
Trumpet

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


11.

Winedark Open Sea

Written by Paul McCartney

5:27 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Electric piano, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Harmonium
Robbie McIntosh:
Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Paul Wickens:
Bass synth, Percussion
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


12.

C'mon People

Written by Paul McCartney

5:47 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Celeste, Electric guitar, Piano, Producer, Vocals, Whistle
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Moog
Robbie McIntosh:
Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Bass
Paul Wickens:
Congas, Synthesizer
Blair Cunningham:
Congas, Drums
George Martin:
Arrangement, Orchestra conductor
Guy Barker:
Trumpet
John Underwood:
Viola
Derek Watkins:
Trumpet
Donald Weekes:
Violin
Tristan Fry:
Percussion
Galina Solodchin:
Violin
Michael Rennie:
Violin
Ken Essex:
Viola
David Ogden:
Violin
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer
Frank Lloyd:
Horn
Roger Garland:
Violin
Roy Gillard:
Violin
Pauline Lowbury:
Violin
Irvina Arditti:
Violin
Alan Brind:
Violin
Benedict Cruft:
Violin
Miranda Fulleylove:
Violin
Rita Manning:
Violin
Bernard Partridge:
Violin
Jonathan Rees:
Violin
Celia Sheen:
Violin
Barry Wilde:
Violin
Jeremy Williams:
Violin
David Woodcock:
Violin
Roger Chase:
Viola
Andrew Parker:
Viola
George Robertson:
Viola
Graeme Scott:
Viola
Robert Bailey:
Cello
Paul Kegg:
Cello
Ben Kennard:
Cello
Anthony Pleeth:
Cello
Roger Smith:
Cello
Jonathan Williams:
Cello
Paul Cullington:
Bass
Chris Laurence:
Bass
Skaila Kanga:
Harp
Nicholas Busch:
Horn
Josephine Lively:
Oboe
Richard Morgan:
Oboe
Martin Parry:
Flute
Jane Pickles:
Flute
Terence Emery:
Percussion

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
Jun 30, 1992
Studio:
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


2.

Cosmically Conscious

Written by Paul McCartney

1:50 • Studio versionA1

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Ocarina, Producer, Sitar, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Harmonium
Robbie McIntosh:
Mandolin
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Bass
Paul Wickens:
Piano
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


3.

Big Boys Bickering

Written by Paul McCartney

3:21 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Tambourine
Robbie McIntosh:
Backing vocals, Slide guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Bass
Paul Wickens:
Accordion, Backing vocals
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


4.

Long Leather Coat

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

3:35 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Bass (?), Electric guitar (?), Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Tambourine (?)
Robbie McIntosh:
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Paul Wickens:
Keyboards, Synthesizers
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


5.

Kicked Around No More

Written by Paul McCartney

5:29 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Bass, Piano, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Keyboards
Robbie McIntosh:
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar
Paul Wickens:
Keyboards
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


6.

C'mon People

Written by Paul McCartney

4:03 • Studio versionA1 • [radio edit]


7.

I Can't Imagine

Written by Paul McCartney

4:38 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Producer, Tambourine, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Tambourine
Robbie McIntosh:
Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Spanish guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Paul Wickens:
Keyboards, Synthesizers
Blair Cunningham:
Drums, Percussion
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


8.

Keep Coming Back To Love

Written by Paul McCartney, Hamish Stuart

5:01 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Bass, Electric piano (?), Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Tambourine (?)
Robbie McIntosh:
Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Electric guitar, Vocals
Paul Wickens:
Keyboards, Piano (?)
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


9.

Down To The River

Written by Paul McCartney

3:32 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Harmonica, Lead vocal, Producer
Linda McCartney:
Tambourine
Robbie McIntosh:
Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Bass
Paul Wickens:
Accordion
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Disc 2


1.

Off The Ground

Written by Paul McCartney

3:52 • Studio version • [single mix]


2.

Cosmically Conscious

Written by Paul McCartney

4:41 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Ocarina, Producer, Sitar, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Harmonium
Robbie McIntosh:
Mandolin
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Bass
Paul Wickens:
Piano
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


3.

Style Style

Written by Paul McCartney

6:02 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar (?), Backing vocals, Bass, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Tambourine (?)
Robbie McIntosh:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Electric guitar (?)
Paul Wickens:
Backing vocals, Keyboards, Piano (?)
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


4.

Sweet Sweet Memories

Written by Paul McCartney

4:04 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Bass, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Tambourine
Robbie McIntosh:
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Paul Wickens:
Backing vocals, Keyboards
Blair Cunningham:
Drums
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


5.

Soggy Noodle

Written by Paul McCartney

0:28 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Electric guitar, Producer
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


6.

Winedark Open Sea

Written by Paul McCartney

6:17 • Studio version • [early take]


7.

Yeah

Written by Eddie Murphy

4:45 • Studio version


8.

Drive My Car

Written by Lennon - McCartney

3:38 • Studio version


9.

Come Together

Written by Lennon - McCartney

3:33 • Studio version


10.

Deliverance

Written by Paul McCartney

8:47 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Producer
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer
Steve Anderson:
Remix

11.

Deliverance

Written by Paul McCartney

7:44 • Studio versionB • [dub mix]

Paul McCartney:
Producer
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer
Steve Anderson:
Remix

12.

Off The Ground

Written by Paul McCartney

3:41 • Studio versionA1 • [Bob Clearmountain mix]

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Drums, Percussion, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals
Robbie McIntosh:
Electric guitar, Percussion
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Percussion
Paul Wickens:
Backing vocals, Computer programming, Keyboards, Piano, Synth-bass
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer
Bob Clearmountain:
Remix

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


13.

Off The Ground

Written by Paul McCartney

3:44 • Studio versionA2 • [Keith Cohen mix]

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Drums, Percussion, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals
Robbie McIntosh:
Electric guitar, Percussion
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Percussion
Paul Wickens:
Backing vocals, Computer programming, Keyboards, Piano, Synth-bass
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer
Keith Cohen:
Additional production and remix
Tom Daugherty:
Additional programming, Assistant engineer
Ulrich Wild:
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


14.

Off The Ground

Written by Paul McCartney

3:34 • Studio versionA2b • [Larry Walsh edit]

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Drums, Percussion, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals
Robbie McIntosh:
Electric guitar, Percussion
Hamish Stuart:
Backing vocals, Percussion
Paul Wickens:
Backing vocals, Computer programming, Keyboards, Piano, Synth-bass
Julian Mendelsohn:
Producer
Bob Kraushaar:
Engineer
Keith Cohen:
Additional production and remix
Tom Daugherty:
Additional programming, Assistant engineer
Ulrich Wild:
Assistant engineer
Larry Walsh:
Editing

Session Recording:
December 1991 - July 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September - October 1992
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


15.

Off The Ground

Written by Paul McCartney

3:32 • Studio version • [2015 edit]


16.

Hope Of Deliverance

Written by Paul McCartney

3:14 • Studio version • [basic tracks]


17.

C'mon People

Written by Paul McCartney

4:03 • Studio versionA2 • [video edit]


18.

Deliverance [video edit]

4:20 • Studio version

About

From the liner notes:

[…] For Off The Ground, I added all the relevant B-sides, much like the Off
The Ground – The Complete Works 2-CD set (from the Netherlands) did back in ’93, however, on my set I’ve included the B-sides in the proper order, namely as released. Also, I’ve omitted the Unplugged tracks as they belong on THAT album instead […] I have also added all the remixes from the various promo/commercial Off The Ground singles along with both commercially released versions of the Deliverance 12″. As the video for that song features an otherwise unavailable edit of the first remix, I’ve included that as well. Speaking of edits, I’ve included both the promo + video edits of C’mon People (they are slightly different!) along with a few other tracks from the era, like the early take of Winedark Open Sea, the “basic tracks” version of Hope Of Deliverance, the R.A.D.D. version of Drive My Car and
the Eddie Murphy track he contributed to – the Barnes & Barnes “tribute”, Yeah. All in all, these two CDs have just about any song from this era that you could think of/hope for from this era. And yea, for the packaging, I decided to go the style of the LP and give the off-white border around the cover art. Also, the discs themselves are patterned after the two LP labels. I tried to get this one as right as possible, guys.

CD 1
1-13 – Off The Ground album and cd, recorded between December 1991 and July 1992 in Hog Hill Studio,Rye. Released on February 2, 1993
14-16 – released on the first ‘Hope Of Deliverance’ 5″ CD single and 12“ vinyl maxisingle on December 28, 1992.
14 – Big Boys Bickering (3:35)
15 – Long Leather Coat (3:21)
16 – Kicked Around No More (5:28)
17 – C’Mon People – radio edit (4:03), released as a radio edit on promotional singles and 5″ promo CD singles in the U.K. and the U.S..
18-20 – released on the ‘C’Mon People’ European 5” CD single on February 22, 1993 (U.K. and Germany). U.S. had to wait until July 12, 1993.
18 – I Can’t Imagine (4:40)
19 – Keep Coming Back to Love (4:59) – written with Hamish Stuart
20 – Down To The River (3:32)

CD 2
1 – Off the Ground – single mix – used for the vinyl singles and also for the 5″ CD singles worldwide. The remix (by Keith Cohen) differs slightly from the usual LP or CD version (5:46)
2-5 – Released on April 19, 1993 as a single in continental Europe (5” CD single) In the U.S. it was the second single, released on black and white vinyl, cassette and 5” CD single)
2 – Cosmically Conscious (4:40)
3 – Style Style (5:59)
4 – Sweet Sweet Memories (4:02)
5 – Soggy Noodle (0:26)
6 – Winedark Open Sea – up-tempo banddemo, as heard in show 8 of Paul’s Oobu Joobu radioseries. Transmitted in July 1995.
7 – Yeah – Paul is one of the 25 guests contributing “Yeah” on the opening track of Eddie Murphy’s album Love’s Alright, released on February 23, 1993. In his company are Michael Jackson, Elton John, and … Julio Iglesias.
8 – Drive My Car – recorded on January 3, 1994 for Rock Against Drunk Drivers. Released on Drive My Car (RADD) promo on February 8, 1994
9 – Come Together – The Help Album was a benefit album recorded in one (Monday, 4 September 4, 1995), mixed the next and in the shops on Saturday (September 9, 1995). Paul worked together with Paul Weller and Noel Gallager to record a cover of an old Beatles song.
10-11 – in July 1992 The Mixbusters’ Steve Anderson constructed a new song from elements of ‘Hope of Deliverance’, called ‘Deliverance’. Two mixes of this were first released in the U.K. on a 12” vinyl promo single, on December 28, 1993. There wasn’t any info apart from the titles written on green labels. On CD both tracks were first released in Holland on January 21, 1993 on the second ‘Hope Of Deliverance’ 5″ CD single and again in the U.K. on February 22, 1993 on the second 5” CD single of ‘C’mon People’.
10 – Deliverance – DJ mix – Steve Anderson (8:44)
11 – Deliverance (dub mix) (7:41)
12-14 – three remixes of ‘Off The Ground’, each released separately on a 5” promo CD single in the U.S., on May 10, 1993.
12 – Off the Ground – Bob Clearmountain mix (3:40) – This was meant for the single release, but Paul wasn’t too pleased with the result, so it was only released as a promo.
13 – Off the Ground – Keith Cohen mix (3:42) – with extra overdubs added
14 – Off the Ground – AC edit – Larry Walsh edit of Keith Cohen mix, made especially for AC radio. (3:35)
15 – Off the Ground – edit 2015 – as Dave explained, it’s an edit he compiled himself recently , with his “favorite elements from all the different versions and put them together. Cold into, instrument drop out in the last chorus, ending on sustained chord. That’s the 2015 Edit in a nutshell.”
16 – Hope of Deliverance – center channel extraction from the McCartney Years DVD
17 – C’Mon People – video edit
18 – Deliverance – video edit – an otherwise unavailable edit of the first remix (see cd 2 – track10)

Last updated on June 16, 2019


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