The Paul McCartney Project

Press To Play - Ultimate Archive Collection

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Publisher:
Voo-Doo Records

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

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:37 • 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

5:14 • Studio versionA


8.

Move Over Busker

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

4:06 • 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

4:42 • 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.

Simple As That

Written by Paul McCartney

4:17 • Studio versionA


15.

Yvonne's The One

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

4:22 • Studio version


16.

Seaside Woman

Written by Linda McCartney

3:37 • Studio version • [7' remix]


17.

B-Side To Seaside

Written by Linda McCartney

3:27 • Studio version • [7' remix]


18.

Hanglide

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

5:19 • Studio versionA

Disc 2


1.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

3:47 • Studio version • [UK 7' version]


2.

It's Not True

Written by Paul McCartney

4:29 • Studio version • [7' version]


3.

Stranglehold

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:36 • Studio version • [video version]


4.

Angry

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:35 • Studio version • [7' version]


5.

Pretty Little Head

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

3:50 • Studio version • [7' version]


6.

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


7.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

3:38 • Studio version • [US 7' version]


8.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

6:32 • Studio version • [dub mix]


9.

Pretty Little Head

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

6:55 • Studio version • [12' version]


10.

Tough On A Tightrope

Written by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart

7:05 • 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


11.

Talk More Talk

Written by Paul McCartney

5:56 • Studio version • [12' version]


12.

Good Times Coming / Feel The Sun

Written by Paul McCartney

7:10 • 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


13.

Seaside Woman

Written by Linda McCartney

5:19 • Studio version • [12' version]


14.

B-Side To Seaside

Written by Linda McCartney

4:36 • Studio version • [12' version]


15.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

4:09 • Studio version • [US promo edit]


16.

Press

Written by Paul McCartney

4:24 • Studio version • [10' version]


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