The Paul McCartney Project

Only Love Remains / Tough On A Tightrope

By Paul McCartney12" Single• Part of the collection “Paul McCartney • Singles

Timeline See what happened in 1986
Publisher:
Parlophone
Reference:
12R 6148
Sessions This album has been recorded during the following sessions

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Track list

Disc 1


1.

Only Love Remains

Written by Paul McCartney

4:11 • Studio versionA1 • Remix by Jim Boyer

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Classical guitar, Piano, Producer, Synthesizers, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart:
Acoustic guitar (?), Backing vocals
Ray Cooper:
Marimba, Shaker (?), Tambourine (?)
Kate Robbins:
Backing vocals
Ruby James:
Backing vocals
Graham Ward:
Drums
Simon Chamberlain:
Synth bass
John Bradbury:
Violin
Hugh Padgham:
Engineering, Mixing, Producer
Jim Boyer:
Remixing

Session Recording:
October 1st - December 6th 1985
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
April 14th-18th 1986
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


2.

Tough On A Tightrope

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

7:03 • Studio versionA1 • Remix by Julian Mendelsohn

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar, Piano, Producer, Synthesizers (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Jerry Marotta:
Congas (?), Drums
Carlos Alomar:
Electric guitar
Julian Mendelsohn:
Remixing
Hugh Padgham:
Engineering, Mixing, Producer

Session Recording:
March - May 1985
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
October 1st - December 6th 1985
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
April 14th-18th 1986
Studio:
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


3.

Talk More Talk

Written by Paul McCartney

5:56 • Studio version

About

From Wikipedia:

Only Love Remains” is the fourth single from Paul McCartney’s 1986 album, Press to Play. The song reached number 34 on the UK singles chart.

Release

The song was released as a 7″ single and a 12″ maxi single. The single version of “Only Love Remains” is a remix by Jim Boyer and is different from the album version. The 12″ version of the single featured two more remixes of songs from Press to Play.

Track listings

7″ single (R 6148)
  1. “Only Love Remains” – 4:11
    • Remix by Jim Boyer
  2. “Tough on a Tightrope” – 4:44
12″ single (12R 6148)
  1. “Only Love Remains” – 4:11
    • Remix by Jim Boyer
  2. “Tough on a Tightrope” – 7:03
    • Remix by Julian Mendelsohn
  3. “Talk More Talk” – 5:56
    • Remix by Paul McCartney and Jon Jacobs

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