'THE LYRICS: 1956 TO THE PRESENT' out November 2nd
In this extraordinary book, with unparalleled candour, Paul recounts his life and art through the prism of 154 songs from all stages of his career.
Edited and Introduced by Paul Muldoon
Published 2nd November, 2021
Off The Ground - The Complete Works
Studio - Paul McCartney / Parlophone / EMI
Album Release Date: 01.Dec.1993
Off The Ground was originally released in February1993, and in December of that year it was re-released with a second CD of extra tracks, including ‘Long Leather Coat’, ‘Keep Coming Back To Love’, ‘Sweet Sweet Memories’, ‘Things We Said Today’, ‘Midnight Special’, ‘Style Style’, ‘I Can't Imagine’, ‘Cosmically Conscious’, ‘Kicked Around No More’, ‘Big Boys Bickering’, ‘Down To The River’ and ‘Soggy Noodle’.
Paul McCartney - Lead Vocals, Bass, Acoustic & Spanish Guitars, Piano, Drums, Mellotron, Wurlitzer, Celeste, Sitar, Ocarina, Congas, Percussion, Backing Vocals.
Hamish Stuart - Second Vocals, Electric, Acoustic, Bass & 12 String Guitars, Piano, Percussion, Backing Vocals.
Linda McCartney - Second Vocals, Auto Harp, Celeste, Moog, Harmonium, Percussion, Backing Vocals, Train Whistle.
Robbie McIntosh - Electric, Acoustic, Spanish & Slide Guitars, Mandolin, Backing Vocals.
Wix Wickens - Piano, Clavinet, Hammond Organ, Accordian, Drum Programming, Synthesiser, Percussion, Backing Vocals.
Blair Cunningham - Drums, Congas, Backing Vocals.
Gordon Hunt - Oboe on CD1 Track 8
Susan Milan - Flute on CD1 Track 8
Davide Giovannini, Maurizio Ravalico, David Pattman - Percussion on CD1 Track 3
The Midnight Horns - Horn Section on CD1 Track 10
All songs composed by Paul McCartney except:
CD1 Tracks 4 & 9 composed by McCartney / MacManus
CD2 Track 1 composed by Paul & Linda McCartney
CD2 Track 2 composed by McCartney / Stuart
CD2 Track 4 composed by Lennon / McCartney
CD1 Tracks 4 & 8 arranged by Paul McCartney & Carl Davis; conducted by Carl Davis
CD1 Track 12 arranged by Paul McCartney & George Martin; conducted by George Martin
Produced by Paul McCartney and Julian Mendelsohn except CD2 tracks 4 & 5 produced by Paul McCartney.
Engineered by Bob Kraushaar except CD2 tracks 4 & 5 by Geoff Emerick, CD2 track 12 by Eddie Klein.
All tracks published by MPL Communications Ltd except:
CD1 tracks 4 & 9 published by MPL Communications Ltd / Plangent Visions Music Ltd
CD2 Track 2 published by MPL Communications Ltd / Fairwood Music Ltd
CD2 Track 4 published by Northern Songs