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11 April 2011
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One of my favorite McCartney albums. He wrote very meaningful songs on this album including: 'We Got Married', 'Put It There' and 'This One'

After 'Pipes Of Peace' and 'Press To Play' he really needed to have a strong album and this one delivers.

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Listening to the various b-sides singles from the album. The numerous mixes and edits of Ou Est Le Soleil are pretty uninteresting (sounds like someone has added a saw to the mixes for some reason) but the Club Lovejoys mix of This One is good with notable differences with the vocals and instruments throughout and the alternate Figure of Eight (released on the single) is well worth hearing (best i can find is this 12" on youtube); not as good as the album version however.

Also got reaquainted with the fabulous ballad 'Same Time Next Year' which i played over and over when i first found it on the 'Put It There' cd single. There are some fabulous tracks in Pauls back catalogue that have been buried over the years, this is one of them.

Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
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Same Time Next Year was never intended to be on FitD, it has been lying around for nearly 10 years before it saw its release on the 'Put It There' single, same as with many of the b-sides from the 'Flaming Pie' LP. I'm too lazy to type, information on it taken from here

A song Paul had recorded in 1978 and remixed in 1980. Another piece for his "Cold Cuts" project.

The song was recorded as the title track for the film Same Time Next Year in 1978, a movie that starred Alan Alda and Ellen Burstyn. The number was rejected in favour of 'The Last Time I Felt Like This' by Marvin Hamlisch, because it was said that Paul's number 'gave away too much of the plot'. Paul's 'Same Time Next Year' was eventually issued on 5 February 1990 as a bonus track on the CD and 12" vinyl singles of 'Put It There'.
It was also released on disc #2 of the Japanese release of "Flowers In The Dirt".

Paul recorded the number at Rak Studios on 5 May 1978, with Laurence Juber making his first appearance as a member of Wings; it was co-produced by Paul and Chris Thomas. The following day it was
completed at Abbey Road Studios with a 68-piece string section, in an arrangement by Paul and Fiachra Trench.

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Came across this special that was aired on PBS in 1989

 

 

[x-posted to the Paul interviews thread]

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Beware of sadness. It can hit you. It can hurt you. Make you sore and what is more, that is not what you are here for. - George

Check out my fan video for Paul's song "Appreciate" at Vimeo or YouTube.

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It’s pure and absolute joy to listen to Flowers In The Dirt. You have a beautiful ballad like Distractions, a masterpiece like My Brave Face, touching songs like Put It There (written about something Paul’s father used to say), great pop like This One.

Forsan et haec olim meminisse juvabit” (“Perhaps one day it will be a pleasure to look back on even this”; Virgil, The Aeneid, Book 1, line 203, where Aeneas says this to his men after the shipwreck that put them on the shores of Africa)

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