The Paul McCartney Project

222

Written by Paul McCartney

Album This song officially appears on the Memory Almost Full - 2CD limited edition bonus disc Official album.
Timeline This song has been officially released in 2007

Related sessions

This song has been recorded during the following studio sessions


"Memory Almost Full" sessions #5

January - February 2007

Other bonus tracks on Memory Almost Full


In Private

Officially appears on Memory Almost Full


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Song facts

222” is a track from 2007, released as a bonus track of the special edition version of “Memory Almost Full“. The song was written for his youngest child, his daughter Beatrice, when she was aged 2.

A promotional video was directed by Marco Sandeman. The song also appeared on the soundtrack of “Comes A Bright Day“, a film directed by Simon Aboud, the second husband of Mary McCartney, Paul McCartney’s oldest daughter.

From People.com:

Sir Paul McCartney […] has written and dedicated a song to his daughter, Beatrice Milly, 4. The song, called ’222,’ can be found on the former Beatle’s current album Memory Almost Full. It was written for his youngest child when she was aged 2.

Last updated on December 12, 2020

Lyrics

Ooh, look at that
Look at her walking
Turning her head
Taking my breath away

Ooh, look at that
Look at her walking
Turning her head
Taking my breath away

Won't you look at that?
Look at her walking
Turning her head
Taking my breath away

Come home to me

Officially appears on


Memory Almost Full - 2CD limited edition bonus disc

Official album • Released in 2007

3:40 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Celeste, Drums, Electric guitar, Flugelhorn, Keyboards, Organ, Piano, Vibraphone, Vocals, Xylophone
Unknown musician(s) :
Clarinet

Session Recording:
January - February 2007
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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

Bootlegs


Memory Almost Full - Ultimate Archive Collection

Unofficial album • Released in 2016

3:40 • Studio versionA

Films


222

2007 • For Paul McCartney • Directed by Marco Sandeman

Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.


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Karl Schiller 1 years ago

This page had previously showed the instrumentation used on this track. Can you please restore this information? Thank you.


The PaulMcCartney Project 1 years ago

Hi @karl, thanks for noticing ! It seems all the credits for "Memory Almost Full" are gone :( I've reintroduced the credits for "222" for now. Thanks !