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17 November 2015
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McCartney II album artwork - Paul McCartney

Written by: McCartney
Recorded: June-July 1979
Producer: Paul McCartney

Released: 16 May 1980 (UK), 26 May 1980 (US)

Paul McCartney: vocals, keyboards, drums, percussion

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McCartney II

The shortest song on Paul McCartney 's second solo album, Darkroom was an improvised song based around a single-chord groove.

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The reason why it's short is because it was edited down from 3:47. You're not missing a whole lot by the edit unless you want to hear why! Nevertheless its a great little song.

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I remember when I was young reading a review of 'McCartney II ' which slated 'Darkroom'; I always loved it for its weird creepy vibe and just how odd it is (which is why I love the whole album). Why is this guy wanting the girl to go to his darkroom?

As as with all the other songs that were trimmed before getting officially released Paul was definitely correct in editing out the excess, turned it into a much better tighter track. The 'Twin Freaks ' remix is pretty cool as well, tho not as good as the original.

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