The Paul McCartney Project

Deep Down

Written by Paul McCartney

Album This song officially appears on the McCartney III Official album.
Timeline This song has been officially released in 2020

Related sessions

This song has been recorded during the following studio sessions


Recording "McCartney III"

April - June 2020 ?

Related interviews


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Song facts

Deep Down” is a track from 2020 album “McCartney III“.

That was just a jam I had. I had a beat I liked and chords that I liked and I didn’t really have much of an idea but I had had this thing that said “get deep down, wanna get deep down” as this idea. I didn’t quite know what I meant by deep down except I want to have a deep relationship with you or whatever so I just really kept going on it. Some songs you know you don’t quite know where you’re going; you’ve just got half an idea and it’s really just that you’re enjoying the groove and that one was one of those, I just thought of ideas as I went along.

Paul McCartney, from NME, December 23, 2020

There’s Moog bass on Deep Down, and also on Find My Way the bass switches between the Hofner and the Moog, sort of intersecting in different sections of the song. We use the Moog a fair bit.

Steve Orchard, from interview with MusicRadar, December 2020
From Universal Music – Calling all musicians – McCartney III is almost here! Teasers are popping up in cities across the globe, sharing excerpts of the sheet music from each song.We would love to see your takes on each song. Join in the fun by recording your own version! – In Paris

Last updated on January 10, 2021

Lyrics

Gonna get deep down
Wanna do it right
Wanna get deep down
And look around
This end of town tonight

Wanna get you up
Gonna take a bite
Gotta let me know
If we can throw
A party every night

Wanna get deep down
Wanna do it right
Wanna get deep down
And look around
This end of town tonight

I wanna pick you up
Gonna get a bite
Gonna let me know
And we can throw
A party every night

Gonna get deep down
Wanna do it right
I wanna get deep down
And look around
This part of town tonight

Wanna get deep down…

Wanna get deep down
I wanna do it right
I wanna get deep down
And look around
This end of town tonight

Wanna get deep down
I wanna do it right
I wanna get deep down
And look around
This end of town tonight

I wanna pick you up
Gonna get a bite
Gonna let me know
And we can throw
A party every night

Gonna get deep down
Wanna do it right
I wanna get deep down
And look around
This part of town tonight

I wanna get you up
I wanna have a bite
I wanna let you know
That we can throw
A party every night

Wanna get deep down
Wanna do it right
Wanna get deep down
And look around
This end of town tonight

I wanna get deep down
Wanna do it right
I wanna get deep down
And look around
This end of town tonight

Wanna get deep down…

I need to talk to you
I wanna to talk to you
Come let me be with you tonight

I need to talk to you
I wanna to talk to you
Come let me be with you tonight

Wanna get deep down
Wanna do it right
Wanna get deep down
And look around
This end of town tonight

Wanna get you up
I need to talk to you
I wanna get a bite
I wanna to talk to you
Gonna let me know
Come let me be with you
If we can throw
A party every night
Tonight

I wanna pick you up
I wanna get it right
Gonna let me know
And we can throw
A party every night

Gonna get deep down
Gonna do it right
I wanna get deep down
And look around
This part of town tonight

Get deep down
Get deep down
Do it right
Wanna do it right
Get deep down
Look around
End of town tonight

Get deep down…

I wanna get deep down
I wanna get deep down tonight
I need to talk to you
I wanna to talk to you
Come let me be with you tonight, tonight

Tonight

Variations


A Album version

B "McCartney III Imagined" version

Officially appears on


McCartney III

Official album • Released in 2020

5:52 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Drums, Harmonium, Moog bass, Producer, Rhodes, Vocals
Keith Smith :
Assistant engineer
Steve Orchard :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer

Session Recording:
April - June 2020 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


McCartney III (Deluxe Edition Blue Cover CD)

Official album • Released in 2020

5:52 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Drums, Harmonium, Moog bass, Producer, Rhodes, Vocals
Keith Smith :
Assistant engineer
Steve Orchard :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer

Session Recording:
April - June 2020 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


McCartney III (Deluxe Edition Red Cover CD)

Official album • Released in 2020

5:52 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Drums, Harmonium, Moog bass, Producer, Rhodes, Vocals
Keith Smith :
Assistant engineer
Steve Orchard :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer

Session Recording:
April - June 2020 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


McCartney III (Deluxe Edition White Cover CD)

Official album • Released in 2020

5:52 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Drums, Harmonium, Moog bass, Producer, Rhodes, Vocals
Keith Smith :
Assistant engineer
Steve Orchard :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer

Session Recording:
April - June 2020 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


McCartney III (Deluxe Edition Yellow Cover CD)

Official album • Released in 2020

5:52 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Drums, Harmonium, Moog bass, Producer, Rhodes, Vocals
Keith Smith :
Assistant engineer
Steve Orchard :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer

Session Recording:
April - June 2020 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


McCartney III (Deluxe Digital Album)

Official album • Released in 2020

5:52 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Drums, Harmonium, Moog bass, Producer, Rhodes, Vocals
Keith Smith :
Assistant engineer
Steve Orchard :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer

Session Recording:
April - June 2020 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


McCartney III (Japanese edition - Limited release)

Official album • Released in 2020

5:52 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Drums, Harmonium, Moog bass, Producer, Rhodes, Vocals
Keith Smith :
Assistant engineer
Steve Orchard :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer

Session Recording:
April - June 2020 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


McCartney III (Smoky Tint Cassette)

Cassette • Released in 2020

5:52 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Drums, Harmonium, Moog bass, Producer, Rhodes, Vocals
Keith Smith :
Assistant engineer
Steve Orchard :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer

Session Recording:
April - June 2020 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


McCartney III (Green cover, CD)

Official album • Released in 2020

5:52 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Drums, Harmonium, Moog bass, Producer, Rhodes, Vocals
Keith Smith :
Assistant engineer
Steve Orchard :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer

Session Recording:
April - June 2020 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


McCartney III (Exclusive Orange LP)

Official album • Released in 2020

5:52 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Drums, Harmonium, Moog bass, Producer, Rhodes, Vocals
Keith Smith :
Assistant engineer
Steve Orchard :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer

Session Recording:
April - June 2020 ?
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


Films


Deep Down (Lyric video)

2020 • For Paul McCartney • Directed by Lucy Dyson

Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.


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Caio Lestermann 1 years ago

It's not "Gonna take advice". It's "Gonna take a bite".


The PaulMcCartney Project 1 years ago

Thanks @Caio ! Fixed !