The Paul McCartney Project

Press To Play (1993)

By Paul McCartneyOfficial album• Part of the collection “The Paul McCartney Collection

Timeline See what happened in 1993
Sessions This album has been recorded during the following sessions

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Track list

Disc 1


1.

Stranglehold

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:36 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar, Producer, Vocals
Eric Stewart:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Jerry Marotta:
Drums
Gary Barnacle:
Horns (?)
Dick Morrisey:
Horns (?)
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


2.

Good Times Coming / Feel The Sun

Written by Paul McCartney

4:56 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar, Electric piano (?), Keyboards (?), Producer, Shaker (?), Vocals
Eric Stewart:
Electric guitar
Jerry Marotta:
Drums
Carlos Alomar:
Electric guitar
Eddie Rayner:
Keyboards
Kate Robbins:
Backing vocals
Ruby James:
Backing vocals
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

5:18 • Studio versionA


4.

Footprints

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

4:32 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Producer, Spanish guitar, Spinet, Vocals
Eric Stewart:
Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar (?), Synthesizers (?)
Jerry Marotta:
Lynn-drum programming, Percussion
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


5.

Only Love Remains

Written by Paul McCartney

4:16 • Studio versionA

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

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


6.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

4:43 • Studio versionA


7.

Pretty Little Head

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

5:13 • Studio versionA


8.

Move Over Busker

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

4:05 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Bass, Piano, Producer, Vocals
Eric Stewart:
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Jerry Marotta:
Drums
Carlos Alomar:
Electric guitar
Kate Robbins:
Backing vocals
Ruby James:
Backing vocals
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


9.

Angry

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:36 • Studio versionA


10.

However Absurd

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

4:59 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar, Keyboards (?), Piano, Producer, Vocals
Eric Stewart:
Acoustic guitar (?), Electric guitar
Jerry Marotta:
Drums
Hugh Padgham:
Engineering, Mixing, Producer
Anne Dudley:
Orchestration

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


11.

Write Away

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:01 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Backing vocals, Bass, Piano, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart:
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Jerry Marotta:
Percussion
Carlos Alomar:
Electric guitar
Eddie Rayner:
Keyboards
Lenny Pickett:
Saxophone
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


12.

It's Not True

Written by Paul McCartney

5:53 • Studio versionA


13.

Tough On A Tightrope

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

4:52 • Studio versionA

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
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


14.

Bonus tracks


1.

Spies Like Us

Written by Paul McCartney

4:45 • Studio version


2.

Once Upon a Long Ago

Written by Paul McCartney

4:37 • Studio version • Long version


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Jason Childers 2 years ago

The bonus tracks were left off of this entry. They were (as mentioned in the notes for the original release of Press To Play) "Spies Like Us" and the Long Version of "Once Upon A Long Ago".


The PaulMcCartney Project 2 years ago

Thanks Jason - Fixed !