The Paul McCartney Project

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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

Disc 1


1.

Stranglehold


1.

Stranglehold

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:33 • Rough mix • Rough Mix 1


2.

Stranglehold

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:40 • Rough mix • Rough Mix 2


3.

Stranglehold

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:35 • Rough mix • Rough Mix 3


4.

Stranglehold

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:40 • Rough mix • Rough Mix 4


2.

Good Times Coming


1.

Good Times Coming

Written by Paul McCartney

7:12 • Rough mixA1

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Electric guitar (?), Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Electric guitar (?)
Jerry Marotta :
Drums
Carlos Alomar :
Electric guitar (?)

Session Recording:
March - May 1985
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


1.

Talk More Talk

Written by Paul McCartney

4:03 • Studio version • Rough Mix


2.

Talk More Talk

Written by Paul McCartney

4:13 • Studio version • Rough Mix With Alternate Edit


3.

Talk More Talk

Written by Paul McCartney

5:42 • Studio versionA1 • 12" mix

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Bass, Electric guitar, Keyboards, Mixing, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Vocals
James McCartney :
Vocals
Trevor Jones :
Assistant engineer (?)
Eddie Klein :
Assistant engineer
Tony Clark :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing
Matt Butler :
Assistant engineer (?)
John Hammel :
Assistant engineer, Vocals
Matt Howe :
Assistant engineer, Vocals
Steve Jackson :
Assistant engineer, Vocals
Hugh Padgham :
Engineering, Producer
Peter Mew :
Assistant engineer (?)
Haydn Bendall :
Assistant engineer (?)

Recording :
Unknown date prior to March 1985
Studio :
Unknown

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


4.

Footprints


1.

Footprints

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

4:29 • Rough mixA1

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar (?), Bass (?), Keyboards (?), Vocals (?)
Eric Stewart :
Acoustic guitar (?)
Jerry Marotta :
Percussion (?)

Session Recording:
March - May 1985
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


1.

Only Love Remains

Written by Paul McCartney

4:08 • 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 :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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



3.

Only Love Remains

Written by Paul McCartney

4:11 • LiveL1 • The Tube, UK TV - Dec 11. 1986

Concert From "The Tube" in Newcastle, United Kingdom on Dec 12, 1986


6.

Press


1.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

4:23 • Studio version • Alternate Take - Rough Mix


2.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

3:47 • Studio version • Hugh Padgham Single Mix


3.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

4:20 • Studio version • Hugh Padgham Extended Mix


4.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

3:36 • Studio versionA1 • Video Edit

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Keyboards, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
Jerry Marotta :
Drums
Carlos Alomar :
Electric guitar
Eddie Rayner :
Keyboards (?), Synthesizers (?)
Simon Chamberlain :
Synth bass (?)
John Bradbury :
Violin (?)
Gavin Wright :
Violin (?)
Hugh Padgham :
Producer, Recording engineer
Burt Bevans :
Mixing engineer
Steve Forward :
Mixing 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


5.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

4:06 • Studio version • Bevans-Forward Promo Edit


6.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

6:26 • Studio versionC • Bevans-Forward Extended Dub Mix

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, Remixing
Steve Forward :
Mixing engineer, Remixing
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

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

Disc 2


1.

Pretty Little Head


1.

Pretty Little Head

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

4:59 • Rough mixA3

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Keyboards
Jerry Marotta :
Percussion

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


2.

Pretty Little Head

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

7:00 • Studio versionA4 • Alternate Extended Mix

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals, Keyboards
Trevor Jones :
Assistant engineer (?)
Eddie Klein :
Assistant engineer (?)
Tony Clark :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Butler :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jon Kelly :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jerry Marotta :
Percussion, Vibraphone
John Hammel :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Howe :
Assistant engineer (?)
Hugh Padgham :
Engineering, Mixing, 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

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


3.

Pretty Little Head

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:48 • Studio versionA2 • 7" mix by Larry Alexander

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals, Keyboards
Trevor Jones :
Assistant engineer (?)
Eddie Klein :
Assistant engineer (?)
Tony Clark :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Butler :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jon Kelly :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jerry Marotta :
Percussion, Vibraphone
John Hammel :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Howe :
Assistant engineer (?)
Hugh Padgham :
Engineering, Mixing, Producer
Peter Mew :
Assistant engineer (?)
Larry Alexander :
Remix
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


4.

Pretty Little Head

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

6:45 • Studio versionA1 • 12" mix by John ‘Tokes’ Potoker

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals, Keyboards
Trevor Jones :
Assistant engineer (?)
Eddie Klein :
Assistant engineer (?)
Tony Clark :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Butler :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jon Kelly :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jerry Marotta :
Percussion, Vibraphone
John Hammel :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Howe :
Assistant engineer (?)
Hugh Padgham :
Engineering, Mixing, Producer
Peter Mew :
Assistant engineer (?)
Haydn Bendall :
Assistant engineer (?)
John Potoker :
Remix

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


2.

Move Over Busker


1.

Move Over Busker

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

4:07 • Rough mixA1

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Piano, Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Electric guitar (?)
Jerry Marotta :
Drums
Carlos Alomar :
Electric guitar (?)

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


3.

Angry


1.

Angry

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

0:49 • Studio version • Session Jam


2.

Angry

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:24 • Studio versionA1 • Remix

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Vocals
Trevor Jones :
Assistant engineer (?)
Eddie Klein :
Assistant engineer (?)
Tony Clark :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Butler :
Assistant engineer (?)
Ray Cooper :
Tambourine
Pete Townshend :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
John Hammel :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Howe :
Assistant engineer (?)
Phil Collins :
Drums
Hugh Padgham :
Engineering, Mixing, Producer
Peter Mew :
Assistant engineer (?)
Larry Alexander :
Remix
Haydn Bendall :
Assistant engineer (?)

Session Recording:
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


4.

However Absurd


1.

However Absurd

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

4:43 • Rough mixA1

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Bass, Electric guitar, Piano, Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Electric guitar
Jerry Marotta :
Drums

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


5.

Write Away


1.

Write Away

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:07 • Rough mixA1

Paul McCartney :
Piano, Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Electric guitar (?)
Jerry Marotta :
Percussion
Carlos Alomar :
Electric guitar (?)

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


6.

It's Not True


1.

It's Not True

Written by Paul McCartney

4:35 • Studio version • Alternate Take - Rough Mix


2.

It's Not True

Written by Paul McCartney

4:28 • Studio versionA1 • Single Mix

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, 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


7.

Tough On A Tightrope


1.

Tough On A Tightrope

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

4:30 • Rough mixA2

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Bass, Electric guitar, Piano, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Jerry Marotta :
Drums

Session Recording:
March - May 1985
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

6:50 • 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
Trevor Jones :
Assistant engineer (?)
Eddie Klein :
Assistant engineer (?)
Tony Clark :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Butler :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jon Kelly :
Assistant engineer (?)
Jerry Marotta :
Congas (?), Drums
Carlos Alomar :
Electric guitar
John Hammel :
Assistant engineer (?)
Matt Howe :
Assistant engineer (?)
Julian Mendelsohn :
Remixing
Hugh Padgham :
Engineering, Mixing, 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


8.

Stranglehold Video Shoot


1.

Band Introduction

1:21 • Live

Concert From "'Stranglehold' video shoot" in Amado, USA on Nov 04, 1986





5.

Cactus Club (Improvisation)

8:59 • Live

Concert From "'Stranglehold' video shoot" in Amado, USA on Nov 04, 1986


Disc 3


1.

Stranglehold


1.

Stranglehold

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:30 • Studio version • Video Soundtrack With Alternate Sax Solo


2.

Album outtake


1.

Yvonne's The One

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

4:24 • Studio version • Album Outtake


3.

McCartney Special


1.

Video Shoot With Live Vocal #1

2:29 • Studio version


2.

Video Shoot With Live Vocal #2

4:43 • Studio version


4.

Spies Like Us


1.

Spies Like Us

Written by Paul McCartney

5:50 • Studio version • Demo


2.

Spies Like Us

Written by Paul McCartney

4:37 • Rough mix • Rough Mix 1


3.

Spies Like Us

Written by Paul McCartney

5:03 • Studio version • Alternate Take - Rough Mix 2


4.

Spies Like Us

Written by Paul McCartney

3:49 • Studio version • Alternate Take - Rough Mix 3


5.

Spies Like Us

Written by Paul McCartney

7:16 • Studio versionA1 • DJ Version

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Producer, Tambourine, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
Phil Ramone :
Producer
Eddie Rayner :
Synthesizers
Kate Robbins :
Backing vocals
Ruby James :
Backing vocals
Hugh Padgham :
Producer

Session Recording:
September 1985
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September 1985
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


6.

Spies Like Us

Written by Paul McCartney

7:16 • Studio versionA2 • Party Mix

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Producer, Tambourine, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
Phil Ramone :
Producer
Eddie Rayner :
Synthesizers
Kate Robbins :
Backing vocals
Ruby James :
Backing vocals
Hugh Padgham :
Producer
John Potoker :
Remixing

Session Recording:
September 1985
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September 1985
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


7.

Spies Like Us

Written by Paul McCartney

4:05 • Studio version • Alternate Party Mix - Rough Version


8.

Spies Like Us

Written by Paul McCartney

5:37 • Studio versionA4 • Art Of Noise Remix

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Producer, Tambourine, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
Phil Ramone :
Producer
Eddie Rayner :
Synthesizers
Kate Robbins :
Backing vocals
Ruby James :
Backing vocals
Hugh Padgham :
Producer
John Potoker :
Remixing
Art Of Noise :
Remixing

Session Recording:
September 1985
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
September 1985
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


5.

Loveliest Thing


1.

Loveliest Thing

Written by Paul McCartney

4:01 • Studio versionA1 • Slight differences with final mix

Paul McCartney :
Piano, Vocals
Phil Ramone :
Producer
Neil Jason :
Bass
David Brown :
Electric guitar
Liberty Devitto :
Drums
David Lebolt :
Synthesizer

Session Recording:
Aug 21, 1986
Studio :
The Power Station, New York, USA


6.

Radio Show


1.

Press To Play Album Party

16:51 • Studio version


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