The Paul McCartney Project

Tug Of War - Archive Collection

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

Timeline More from year 2015
UK release date:
Oct 02, 2015

Related sessions

This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions


Recording "McGear" album

January - February 1974


Home recordings

August 1980


Recording "Rainclouds"

December 8th-9th, 1980









Recording "Get It"

Feb 24, 1981





Tug Of War sessions at AIR Studios, London

March 11, 1981 - March 1982











Mixing "Here Today"

Dec 09, 1981


Mixing "Tug Of War"

Dec 13, 1981




Remixing "Tug Of War" album

March 2nd to March 31st, 2015

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Track list

Disc 1


1.

Tug of War

Written by Paul McCartney

4:23 • Studio versionB • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Remixing, Synthesizers, Vocal
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Electric guitar
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Campbell Maloney :
Military snares
Kenneth Sillito :
Orchestra lead, Violin
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant recording engineer
Keith Harvey :
Cello
John Underwood :
Viola
Patrick Halling :
Violin
Dennis Vigay :
Cello
Laurie Lewis :
Violin
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer
Alan John Peters :
Violin
Galina Solodchin :
Violin
Michael Rennie :
Violin
George Turnlund :
Viola
Ken Essex :
Viola
Alexander Kok :
Cello
Peter Willison :
Cello
David Ogden :
Violin
Nicolas Reader :
Bassoon
Alex Wharton :
Mastering
Steve Orchard :
Remixing

Session Recording:
Jan 21, 1981
Studio :
Parkgate Studio, Sussex, UK

Session Recording:
Mar 01, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
March - December 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Mar 02, 2015
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


2.

Take It Away

Written by Paul McCartney

4:16 • Studio versionB • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangements, Backing vocals, Bass, Piano, Remixing, Vocal
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Ringo Starr :
Drums
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals, Guitar
George Martin :
Arrangements, Electric piano, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Steve Gadd :
Drums
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant recording engineer
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer
Alex Wharton :
Mastering
Steve Orchard :
Remixing
Unknown musician(s) :
Horns

Session Recording:
Feb 16-18, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
Mar 23, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Recording:
Mar 02, 2015
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


3.

Somebody Who Cares

Written by Paul McCartney

3:19 • Studio versionB • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Backing vocals, Remixing, Spanish guitar, Vocal
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Electric guitar, Synthesizer
Stanley Clarke :
Bass
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Steve Gadd :
Drums, Percussion
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant recording engineer
Adrian Brett :
Pan pipes
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer
Alex Wharton :
Mastering
Steve Orchard :
Remixing

Session Recording:
Feb 09, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
July 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Mar 02, 2015
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


4.

What's That You're Doing?

Written by Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder

6:22 • Studio versionC • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Remixing, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Stevie Wonder :
Synthesizer, Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals, Recording engineer
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant recording engineer
Andy Mackay :
Lyricom
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer
Wonderlove :
Backing vocals
Alex Wharton :
Mastering
Steve Orchard :
Remixing

Session Recording:
Mar 01, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
March 1981
Studio :
Strawberry Studios South, Dorkins, Surrey

Session Overdubs:
August 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London

Session Mixing:
Mar 02, 2015
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


5.

Here Today

Written by Paul McCartney

2:28 • Studio versionB • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Guitar, Remixing, Vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Jack Rothstein :
Violin
Bertrand Partridge :
Violin
Ian Jewel :
Viola
Keith Harvey :
Cello
Jon Kelly :
Recording engineer
John Underwood :
Viola
Patrick Halling :
Violin
Dennis Vigay :
Cello
Laurie Lewis :
Violin
Alan John Peters :
Violin
Galina Solodchin :
Violin
Michael Rennie :
Violin
George Turnlund :
Viola
Ken Essex :
Viola
Alexander Kok :
Cello
Peter Willison :
Cello
Renate Blauel :
Second engineer
Alex Wharton :
Mastering
Steve Orchard :
Remixing

Session Recording:
Nov 30, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Mar 02, 2015
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


6.

Ballroom Dancing

Written by Paul McCartney

4:08 • Studio versionC • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Percussion, Piano, Remixing, Vocal
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Piano
Denny Laine :
Electric guitar
Ringo Starr :
Drums
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant recording engineer
John Barclay :
Horn
Jack Brymer :
Clarinet gliss
Peter Marshall :
Narration
Chris Spedding :
Guitar
David Ogden :
Violin
David Willis :
Saxophone
Raymond Swinfield :
Saxophone
Thomas Whittle :
Horn
Alex Wharton :
Mastering
Steve Orchard :
Remixing

Session Recording:
Jan 02, 1981
Studio :
Parkgate Studio, Sussex, UK

Session Overdubs:
Dec 14, 1980
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Overdubs:
Mar 17, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Mar 02, 2015
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


7.

The Pound Is Sinking

Written by Paul McCartney

2:55 • Studio versionB • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Remixing, Synthesizers, Vocal
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar
Stanley Clarke :
Bass
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant recording engineer
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer
Alex Wharton :
Mastering
Steve Orchard :
Remixing

Session Recording:
Feb 04, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Recording:
Feb 10, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
Mar 12, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Mar 02, 2015
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


8.

Wanderlust

Written by Paul McCartney

3:49 • Studio versionC • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Piano, Remixing, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Bass
Ringo Starr :
Drums
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant recording engineer
Keith Harvey :
Cello
Adrian Sheppard :
Drums, Percussion
Philip Jones :
Trumpet (?)
John Underwood :
Viola
Patrick Halling :
Violin
Dennis Vigay :
Cello
Laurie Lewis :
Violin
Galina Solodchin :
Violin
Michael Rennie :
Violin
George Turnlund :
Viola
Ken Essex :
Viola
Alexander Kok :
Cello
Peter Willison :
Cello
Alan Peters :
Violin
David Ogden :
Violin
Jeff Bryant :
French horn (?)
Alex Wharton :
Mastering
Steve Orchard :
Remixing
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble :
Brass instruments
Paul Archibald :
Trumpet (?)
James Watson :
Trumpet (?)
Michael Thompson :
French horn (?)
John Pigneguy :
French horn (?)
Raymond Premu :
Bass trombone (?)

Session Recording:
Jan 02, 1981
Studio :
Parkgate Studio, Sussex, UK

Session Recording:
July 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London

Session Mixing:
Mar 02, 2015
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


9.

Get It

Written by Paul McCartney

2:28 • Studio versionB • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Bass, Percussion, Remixing, Synthesizers, Vocals
Carl Perkins :
Electric guitar, Vocal
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant recording engineer
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer
Alex Wharton :
Mastering
Steve Orchard :
Remixing

Session Recording:
Feb 24, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Mixing:
Mar 02, 2015
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


10.

Be What You See

Written by Paul McCartney

0:34 • Studio versionB • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Guitar, Remixing, Vocals, Vocoder
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Recording engineer assistant
Alex Wharton :
Mastering
Steve Orchard :
Remixing

Session Recording:
Dec 29, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Mar 02, 2015
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


11.

Dress Me Up as a Robber

Written by Paul McCartney

2:42 • Studio versionB • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Guitars, Remixing, Vocal
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Electric guitar, Synthesizer
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Electric piano, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Dave Mattacks :
Drums, Percussion
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant recording engineer
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer
Alex Wharton :
Mastering
Steve Orchard :
Remixing

Session Recording:
Feb 04, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
Mar 23, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Mar 02, 2015
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


12.

Ebony and Ivory

Written by Paul McCartney

3:46 • Studio versionC • 2015 remix

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Synthesizers, Vocals, Vocoder
Stevie Wonder :
Backing vocals, Drums, Electric piano, Percussion, Synthesizers, Vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer

Session Recording:
Feb 28, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
Mar 30, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Overdubs:
October 1981
Studio :
Strawberry Studios South, Dorkins, Surrey

Session Mixing:
Mar 02, 2015
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Disc 2


1.

Tug of War

Written by Paul McCartney

Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Synthesizers, Vocal
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Electric guitar
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Campbell Maloney :
Military snares
Kenneth Sillito :
Orchestra lead, Violin
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
Keith Harvey :
Cello
John Underwood :
Viola
Patrick Halling :
Violin
Dennis Vigay :
Cello
Laurie Lewis :
Violin
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer
Alan John Peters :
Violin
Galina Solodchin :
Violin
Michael Rennie :
Violin
George Turnlund :
Viola
Ken Essex :
Viola
Alexander Kok :
Cello
Peter Willison :
Cello
David Ogden :
Violin
Nicolas Reader :
Bassoon

Session Recording:
Jan 21, 1981
Studio :
Parkgate Studio, Sussex, UK

Session Recording:
Mar 01, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
March - December 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Dec 13, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK


2.

Take It Away

Written by Paul McCartney

Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangements, Backing vocals, Bass, Piano, Vocal
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Ringo Starr :
Drums
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals, Guitar
George Martin :
Arrangements, Electric piano, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Steve Gadd :
Drums
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer
Unknown musician(s) :
Horns

Session Recording:
Feb 16-18, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
Mar 23, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
December 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK


3.

Somebody Who Cares

Written by Paul McCartney

Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Backing vocals, Spanish guitar, Vocal
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Electric guitar, Synthesizer
Stanley Clarke :
Bass
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Steve Gadd :
Drums, Percussion
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
Adrian Brett :
Pan pipes
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer

Session Recording:
Feb 09, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
July 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Sep 01, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK


4.

What's That You're Doing?

Written by Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder

Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Stevie Wonder :
Synthesizer, Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals, Recording engineer
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
Andy Mackay :
Lyricom
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer
Wonderlove :
Backing vocals

Session Recording:
Mar 01, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
March 1981
Studio :
Strawberry Studios South, Dorkins, Surrey

Session Overdubs:
August 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London

Session Mixing:
Oct 01, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK


5.

Here Today

Written by Paul McCartney

2:26 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Guitar, Vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Jack Rothstein :
Violin
Bertrand Partridge :
Violin
Ian Jewel :
Viola
Keith Harvey :
Cello
Jon Kelly :
Recording engineer
John Underwood :
Viola
Patrick Halling :
Violin
Dennis Vigay :
Cello
Laurie Lewis :
Violin
Alan John Peters :
Violin
Galina Solodchin :
Violin
Michael Rennie :
Violin
George Turnlund :
Viola
Ken Essex :
Viola
Alexander Kok :
Cello
Peter Willison :
Cello
Renate Blauel :
Second engineer

Session Recording:
Nov 30, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Dec 09, 1981
Studio :
Odyssey Studios, London


6.

Ballroom Dancing

Written by Paul McCartney

Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Percussion, Piano, Vocal
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Piano
Denny Laine :
Electric guitar
Ringo Starr :
Drums
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
John Barclay :
Horn
Jack Brymer :
Clarinet gliss
Peter Marshall :
Narration
Chris Spedding :
Guitar
David Ogden :
Violin
David Willis :
Saxophone
Raymond Swinfield :
Saxophone
Thomas Whittle :
Horn

Session Recording:
Jan 02, 1981
Studio :
Parkgate Studio, Sussex, UK

Session Overdubs:
Dec 14, 1980
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Overdubs:
Mar 17, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Oct 01, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK


7.

The Pound Is Sinking

Written by Paul McCartney

Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Synthesizers, Vocal
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar
Stanley Clarke :
Bass
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer

Session Recording:
Feb 04, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Recording:
Feb 10, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
Mar 12, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Sep 01, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK


8.

Wanderlust

Written by Paul McCartney

3:51 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Piano, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Bass
Ringo Starr :
Drums
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
Keith Harvey :
Cello
Adrian Sheppard :
Drums, Percussion
Philip Jones :
Trumpet (?)
John Underwood :
Viola
Patrick Halling :
Violin
Dennis Vigay :
Cello
Laurie Lewis :
Violin
Galina Solodchin :
Violin
Michael Rennie :
Violin
George Turnlund :
Viola
Ken Essex :
Viola
Alexander Kok :
Cello
Peter Willison :
Cello
Alan Peters :
Violin
David Ogden :
Violin
Jeff Bryant :
French horn (?)
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble :
Brass instruments
Paul Archibald :
Trumpet (?)
James Watson :
Trumpet (?)
Michael Thompson :
French horn (?)
John Pigneguy :
French horn (?)
Raymond Premu :
Bass trombone (?)

Session Recording:
Jan 02, 1981
Studio :
Parkgate Studio, Sussex, UK

Session Recording:
July 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London

Session Mixing:
Oct 01, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK


9.

Get It

Written by Paul McCartney

Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Bass, Percussion, Synthesizers, Vocals
Carl Perkins :
Electric guitar, Vocal
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer

Session Recording:
Feb 24, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Mixing:
Oct 01, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK


10.

Be What You See

Written by Paul McCartney

Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Guitar, Vocals, Vocoder
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant

Session Recording and mixing:
Dec 29, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK


11.

Dress Me Up as a Robber

Written by Paul McCartney

Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Guitars, Vocal
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Electric guitar, Synthesizer
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Electric piano, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Dave Mattacks :
Drums, Percussion
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer

Session Recording:
Feb 04, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
Mar 23, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Aug 14, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK


12.

Ebony and Ivory

Written by Paul McCartney

Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Synthesizers, Vocals, Vocoder
Stevie Wonder :
Backing vocals, Drums, Electric piano, Percussion, Synthesizers, Vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer

Session Recording:
Feb 28, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
Mar 30, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Overdubs:
October 1981
Studio :
Strawberry Studios South, Dorkins, Surrey

Session Mixing:
Jan 19, 1982
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Disc 3


1.

Stop, You Don't Know Where She Came From

Written by Paul McCartney

1:41 • DemoA

Paul McCartney :
Mixing, Producer
Performed by :
Paul McCartney

Session Recording & mixing:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


2.

Wanderlust

Written by Paul McCartney

1:44 • DemoD

Alex Wharton :
Mastering

Session Recording & mixing:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


3.

Ballroom Dancing

Written by Paul McCartney

2:02 • DemoD

Session Recording & mixing:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


4.

Take It Away

Written by Paul McCartney

5:34 • DemoC

Paul McCartney :
Producer, Recording engineer

Session Recording & mixing:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


5.

The Pound Is Sinking

Written by Paul McCartney

2:31 • DemoC

Session Recording & mixing:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


6.

Something That Didn’t Happen

Written by Paul McCartney

2:14 • DemoA

Session Recording & mixing:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


7.

Ebony and Ivory

Written by Paul McCartney

1:43 • DemoD

Session Recording & mixing:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


8.

Medley


1.

Dress Me Up as a Robber

Written by Paul McCartney

3:40 • Demo

Session Recording & mixing:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


2.

Robber Riff

Demo

Session Recording & mixing:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


9.

Ebony and Ivory

Written by Paul McCartney

3:47 • Studio versionB2015 • Solo version

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Synthesizers, Vocals, Vocoder
Stevie Wonder :
Drums, Electric piano, Percussion, Synthesizers
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
Mike Stavrou :
Assistant recording engineer
Alex Wharton :
Remastering

Session Recording:
Feb 28, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
Mar 30, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Overdubs:
October 1981
Studio :
Strawberry Studios South, Dorkins, Surrey


10.

Rainclouds

Written by Paul McCartney, Denny Laine

3:10 • Studio versionA2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass drum, Spanish guitar, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing assistant engineer, Recording assistant engineer
Paddy Moloney :
Uilleann pipes
Alex Wharton :
Remastering

Session Recording:
December 8th-9th, 1980
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Overdubs:
March 1981 - March 1982
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
March 1981 - March 1982
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


11.

I'll Give You a Ring

Written by Paul McCartney

3:07 • Studio versionA2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Percussion, Piano, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Assistant mixing engineer, Assistant recording engineer
Tony Coe :
Clarinet
Alex Wharton :
Remastering

Session Recording:
January - February 1974 ?
Studio :
Strawberry Studios South, Dorkins, Surrey ?

Session Recording:
March 1981 - March 1982
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
March 1981 - March 1982
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

About

From paulmccartney.com, July 30th 2015:

Released in 1982, Tug of War was Paul’s first album following the break-up of Wings and his third solo LP overall. Hailed upon its release as “exquisitely crafted” by The New York Times and a “masterpiece” by Rolling Stone, Tug of War went to #1 in no less than nine countries. Tug of War yielded such classic tracks as Paul’s #1 duet with Stevie Wonder ‘Ebony and Ivory,‘ the top 10 single ‘Take It Away,‘ and of course ‘Here Today,‘ the conversation Paul never had with the late John Lennon that remains a staple of Paul’s live set to this day. […]

Tug of War will be issued as a 2-CD Special Edition comprised of the 2015 remix of the entire album, plus a second disc of bonus audio featuring eight previously unreleased demos of both album tracks and outtakes ‘Stop, You Don’t Know Where She Came From‘ and ‘Something That Didn’t Happen,‘ as well as demo and solo versions of ‘Ebony and Ivory‘ and more. The Tug Of War 3-CD/1-DVD Deluxe Edition adds the original 1982 album mix and a DVD featuring original music videos for the album’s singles and the brand new 18-minute documentary ‘Fly TIA—Behind The Scenes on Take It Away‘ featuring previously unseen archival footage. In keeping with the award-winning Paul McCartney Archive Collection standards, the Tug of War Deluxe Edition will include a 112-page essay book and 64-page scrapbook, while the strictly limited run of 1000 Super Deluxe sets will arrive in a limited edition acrylic slipcase with five hand numbered prints of images from the Linda McCartney archive.

 

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