Press / It's Not True

By Paul McCartney7" Single • Part of the collection “Paul McCartney • Singles

UK release date:
Jul 14, 1986
Publisher:
Parlophone
Reference:
R 6133

Master release


Related sessions

This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions


"Press To Play" sessions #1

March - May 1985


"Press To Play" sessions #2

October 1st - December 6th 1985


"Press To Play" sessions #3

April 14th-18th 1986

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Track list

Side 1


1.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

3:35 • Studio versionA1 • Video edit

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Keyboards, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
Trevor Jones :
Assistant engineer (?)
Eddie Klein :
Assistant engineer (?)
Tony Clark :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Butler :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jon Kelly :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jerry Marotta :
Drums
Carlos Alomar :
Electric guitar
Eddie Rayner :
Keyboards (?), Synthesizers (?)
John Hammel :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Howe :
Assistant engineer (?)
Simon Chamberlain :
Synth bass (?)
John Bradbury :
Violin (?)
Gavin Wright :
Violin (?)
Hugh Padgham :
Producer, Recording engineer
Peter Mew :
Assistant engineer (?)
Burt Bevans :
Mixing engineer
Steve Forward :
Mixing engineer
Haydn Bendall :
Assistant engineer (?)

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 :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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

Side 2


1.

It's Not True

Written by Paul McCartney

4:31 • Studio versionA1 • 7" version

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Electric piano, Producer, Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Electric guitar
Trevor Jones :
Assistant engineer (?)
Eddie Klein :
Assistant engineer (?)
Tony Clark :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Butler :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jon Kelly :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jerry Marotta :
Drums
Carlos Alomar :
Electric guitar
LaBouche :
Backing vocals
Lenny Pickett :
Saxophone
John Hammel :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Howe :
Assistant engineer (?)
Hugh Padgham :
Engineering, Mixing engineer, Producer
Peter Mew :
Assistant engineer (?)
Haydn Bendall :
Assistant engineer (?)

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 :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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

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From Wikipedia:

Release

[…] Various issues in the UK include two 7″ singles (“Press” and “Press-video edit“), a 10″ single in a special fold-out sleeve and two 12” singles. […]

Tracklisting

7″ single (UK Only)
  1. “Press” – 4:20
    • Mixed by Hugh Padgham
    • Actual running length is 3:55; other than the earlier fade, this mix is identical to the 10″ single
  2. “It’s Not True” – 4:31
7″ single (R 6133)
  1. “Press” (Video Edit) – 3:35
    • Mixed by Bert Bevans and Steve Forward
  2. “It’s Not True” – 4:31
12″ single (12R 6133)
  1. “Press” (Video Soundtrack) – 4:43
    • Mixed By Hugh Padgham
  2. “It’s Not True” (Remix) – 5:50
    • Remix by Julian Mendelsohn
  3. “Hanglide” – 5:18
  4. “Press” (Dub Mix) – 6:30
    • Remix by Bert Bevans and Steve Forward
10″ single (10R 6133)
  1. “Press” – 4:20
    • Mixed by Hugh Padgham
  2. “It’s Not True” (Remix) – 5:50
    • Remix by Julian Mendelsohn
  3. “Press” (Video Edit) – 3:35
    • Mixed by Bert Bevans and Steve Forward
From tracks.co.uk – An original promotional poster for Paul McCartney’s single ‘Press’. The poster features a colour image of Paul McCartney with his name and single title across the top. The poster is rolled. It measures 36.5cm x 55.5cm (14.5 inches x 21.75 inches). 

Last updated on April 23, 2020

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