The Paul McCartney Project

Love Awake

Written by Paul McCartney

Album This song officially appears on the Back To The Egg Official album.
Timeline This song has been officially released in 1979
Sessions This song has been recorded during the following sessions

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Lyrics

Love awake. Toll the bell.
Tell the world how glad you are.
Love awake to the day
When we can make our love awake.

Lord knows we need it any time we can get it.
But if we forget it every now and then.
But if you don't feel it, later on you'll regret it.
And if we let it we could set it free, you and me.

Love awake. Tone the bell.
Tell the world how glad you are.
Love awake to the day
When we can make our love awake.

Snowfalls in the winter,
Spring brings the rain.
But it's never to long before the summer comes again.
It always comes again!

Officially appears on


Back To The Egg

Official album • Released in 1979

0:00 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Vocals
Linda McCartney:
Backing vocals, Keyboards
Denny Laine:
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals
Laurence Juber:
Acoustic guitar, Bass
Steve Holly:
Drums, Percussion
David Hirst:
Soprano cornet
David Pogson:
Flugelhorn
Neil Jowett:
Cornet
Fred Ellis:
Cornet
Christopher Bacon:
Cornet
Peter Moorcroft:
Cornet
Jack Brooke:
Cornet
Phillip McCann:
Cornet
Ken Macdonald:
Cornet
Malcolm Turton:
Cornet
David Carter:
Cornet
John Clough:
Baritone, Euphonium
Stuart Derrick:
Baritone, Euphonium
John Slinger:
Baritone, Euphonium
Brian Broadbent:
Baritone, Euphonium
Kevin Wadsworth:
Tenor horn
David Essex:
Tenor horn
Stephen Brooke:
Tenor horn
Frank Berry:
Trombone
Dennis Essex:
Trombone
lan Copeland:
Trombone
George Morgan:
Bass
Alan Holdsworth:
Bass
Derek Jackson:
Bass
Philip Gee:
Percussion
Richard Clough:
Percussion

Session Recording:
September 11 to 29, 1978
Studio:
Lympne Castle, Kent

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


Back To The Egg (1993)

Official album • Released in 1993

0:00 • Studio versionA

Session Recording:
September 11 to 29, 1978
Studio:
Lympne Castle, Kent

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

Bootlegs


MoMac's Hidden Tracks Vol.9

Unofficial album

0:57 • Studio version


MoMac's Hidden Tracks Vol.12

Unofficial album

5:08 • Studio version


MoMac's Hidden Tracks Vol.12

Unofficial album

2:47 • Studio version


Eggs Up

Unofficial album

5:14 • Outtake


Eggs Up

Unofficial album

6:34 • Outtake


Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.


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