The Paul McCartney Project

Say Say Say [2015 Remix]

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

Timeline More from year 2015
UK release date:
Nov 28, 2015
US release date:
Nov 27, 2015

Related sessions

This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions




Mixing "Say Say Say"

Feb 15, 1983

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Track list

Side 1


1.

Say Say Say

Written by Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson

Studio versionA • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Electric guitar (?), Electric piano (?), Percussion (?), Synthesizers (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Michael Jackson :
Backing vocals, Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Jerry Hey :
Horns
Nathan Watts :
Bass
Bill Wolfer :
Keyboards, Synthesizers
David Williams :
Electric guitar
Chris Smith :
Harmonica
Ricky Lawson :
Drums
Ernie Watts :
Horns
Gary E. Grant :
Horns
Gary Herbig :
Horns

Session Recording:
May 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK ; Odyssey Studios, London, UK

Session Recording:
April 1982
Studio :
Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, USA ; Sigma Sound Studios, New York City, USA

Session Mixing:
Feb 15, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


2.

Say Say Say

Written by Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson

Studio versionA • Instrumental version (2015 remaster)

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Electric guitar (?), Electric piano (?), Percussion (?), Synthesizers (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Michael Jackson :
Backing vocals, Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Jerry Hey :
Horns
Nathan Watts :
Bass
Bill Wolfer :
Keyboards, Synthesizers
David Williams :
Electric guitar
Chris Smith :
Harmonica
Ricky Lawson :
Drums
Ernie Watts :
Horns
Gary E. Grant :
Horns
Gary Herbig :
Horns

Session Recording:
May 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK ; Odyssey Studios, London, UK

Session Recording:
April 1982
Studio :
Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, USA ; Sigma Sound Studios, New York City, USA

Session Mixing:
Feb 15, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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

About

From paulmccartney.com, November 20th 2015:

In celebration and support of independent record stores, it has been announced that ‘Say Say Say [2015 Remix]’ will be released on 12” vinyl next Friday, November 27th for Record Store Day in the US. The track will also be released as part of Universal Records’ ’12 Days of Christmas’ Campaign in the UK on Saturday November 28th.

The lead track of this limited release – originally recorded with Michael Jackson for the album Pipes of Peace in 1983 – is the full remixed song as featured on the bonus disc accompanying the 2015 album remaster, released in October as part of the GRAMMY Award-winning Paul McCartney Archive Collection.

The B-side is an instrumental version of the song mixed by John “Jellybean” Benitez as featured on the original 12” single, remastered for this limited edition release.

The 12” sleeve is printed in silver and black with a graphite finish with transparent vinyl.


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