This page contains all the key Paul McCartney albums, sorted chronologically.

A number of song features are linked to, and also listed on the Paul McCartney songs page.

Paul McCartney albums montage

Solo albums and non-band collaborations are on page one, with McCartney’s live albums on page two. The third page brings together his work with Wings (including the bestseller Band On The Run), including their live releases.

Studio albums

The Family Way
The Family Way
The Family Way album artwork - Paul McCartney
McCartney album artwork - Paul McCartney
Ram (Paul and Linda McCartney)

17 May 1971 (US)
21 May 1971 (UK)

Ram album artwork - Paul and Linda McCartney
Thrillington (Percy ‘Thrills’ Thrillington)

29 April 1977 (UK)
16 May 1977 (US)

Thrillington album artwork - Percy 'Thrills' Thrillington (Paul McCartney)
McCartney II

16 May 1980 (UK)
26 May 1980 (US)

McCartney II album artwork - Paul McCartney
Tug Of War

26 April 1982

‘Tug Of War’
‘Take It Away’
‘Somebody Who Cares’
‘What’s That You’re Doing’
Here Today’
‘Ballroom Dancing’
‘The Pound Is Sinking’
‘Wanderlust’
‘Get It’
‘Be What You See (Link)’
‘Dress Me Up As A Robber’
‘Ebony And Ivory’
Tug Of War album artwork - Paul McCartney
Pipes Of Peace

31 October 1983

‘Pipes Of Peace’
‘Say Say Say’
‘The Other Me’
‘Keep Under Cover’
‘So Bad’
‘The Man’
‘Sweetest Little Show’
‘Average Person’
‘Hey Hey’
‘Tug Of Peace’
‘Through Our Love’
Pipes Of Peace album artwork - Paul McCartney
‘No More Lonely Nights’
‘Good Day Sunshine’
‘Corridor Music’
‘Yesterday’
‘Here, There And Everywhere’
‘Wanderlust’
‘Ballroom Dancing’
‘Silly Love Songs’
‘Silly Love Songs’ (Reprise)
‘Not Such A Bad Boy’
‘No Values’
‘No More Lonely Nights’ (Ballad Reprise)
‘For No One’
‘Eleanor Rigby’
‘Eleanor’s Dream’
‘The Long And Winding Road’
‘No More Lonely Nights’ (Playout Version)
‘Good Night Princess’
Give My Regards To Broad Street album artwork - Paul McCartney
Press To Play

25 August 1986 (US)
1 September 1986 (UK)

‘Stranglehold’
‘Good Times Coming’/‘Feel The Sun’
‘Talk More Talk’
‘Footprints’
‘Only Love Remains’
‘Press’
‘Pretty Little Head’
‘Move Over Busker’
‘Angry’
‘However Absurd’
‘Write Away’
‘It’s Not True’
‘Tough On A Tightrope’
Press To Play album artwork - Paul McCartney
Choba B CCCP

31 October 1988 (USSR)
30 September 1991 (UK)
29 October 1991 (US)

‘Kansas City’
‘Twenty Flight Rock’
‘Lawdy Miss Clawdy’
‘I’m In Love Again’
‘Bring It On Home To Me’
‘Lucille’
‘Don’t Get Around Much Anymore’
‘I’m Gonna Be A Wheel Someday’
‘That’s Alright (Mama)’
‘Summertime’
‘Ain’t That A Shame’
‘Crackin’ Up’
‘Just Because’
‘Midnight Special’
Choba B CCCP (Russian Album) artwork: Paul Mccartney
Flowers In The Dirt

5 June 1989 (UK)
6 June 1989 (US)

‘My Brave Face’
‘Rough Ride’
‘You Want Her Too’
‘Distractions’
‘We Got Married’
‘Put It There’
‘Figure Of Eight’
‘This One’
‘Don’t Be Careless Love’
‘That Day Is Done’
‘How Many People’
‘Motor Of Love’
‘Ou Est Le Soleil?’
Flowers In The Dirt album artwork - Paul McCartney
Liverpool Oratorio

7 October 1991 (UK)
22 October 1991 (US)

‘Movement I – War’
‘Movement II – School’
‘Movement III – Crypt’
‘Movement IV – Father’
‘Movement V – Wedding’
‘Movement VI – Work’
‘Movement VII – Crises’
‘Movement VIII – Peace’
Liverpool Oratorio album artwork - Paul McCartney
Off The Ground

2 February 1993 (UK)
9 February 1993 (US)

‘Off The Ground’
‘Looking For Changes’
‘Hope Of Deliverance’
‘Mistress And Maid’
‘I Owe It All To You’
‘Biker Like An Icon’
‘Peace In The Neighbourhood’
‘Golden Earth Girl’
‘The Lovers That Never Were’
‘Get Out Of My Way’
‘Winedark Open Sea’
‘C’Mon People’
‘Cosmically Conscious’ (unlisted)
Off The Ground album artwork - Paul McCartney
Strawberries Oceans Ships Forest (The Fireman)

15 November 1993 (UK)
14 February 1994 (US)

‘Transpiritual Stomp’
‘Trans Lunar Rising’
‘Transcrystaline’
‘Pure Trance’
‘Arizona Light’
‘Celtic Stomp’
‘Strawberries Oceans Ships Forest’
‘4 4 4’
‘Sunrise Mix’
Strawberries Oceans Ships Forest album artwork - The Fireman (Paul McCartney/Youth)
Flaming Pie

5 May 1997 (UK)
27 May 1997 (US)

‘The Song We Were Singing’
‘The World Tonight’
‘If You Wanna’
‘Somedays’
‘Young Boy’
‘Calico Skies’
‘Flaming Pie’
‘Heaven On A Sunday’
‘Used To Be Bad’
‘Souvenir’
‘Little Willow’
‘Really Love You’
‘Beautiful Night’
‘Great Day’
Flaming Pie album artwork - Paul McCartney
Standing Stone

25 September 1997 (US)
29 September 1997 (UK)

Movement I – After heavy light years

‘Fire/Rain – Allegro energico’
‘Cell Growth – Semplice’
‘‘Human’ Theme – Maestoso’

Movement II – He awoke startled

‘Meditation – Contemplativo’
‘Crystal Ship – Con moto scherzando’
‘Sea Voyage – Pulsating, with cool jazz feel’
‘Lost At Sea – Sognando’
‘Release – Allegro con spirito’

Movement III – Subtle colours merged soft contours

‘Safe Haven/Standing Stone – Pastorale con moto’
‘Peaceful moment – Andante tranquillo’
‘Messenger – Energico’
‘Lament – Lamentoso’
‘Trance – Misterioso’
‘Eclipse – Eroico’

Movement IV – Strings pluck, horns blow, drums beat

‘Glory Tales – Trionfale’
‘Fugal Celebration – L’istesso tempo. Fresco’
‘Rustic Dance – Rustico’
‘Love Duet – Andante intimo’
‘Celebration – Andante’

Standing Stone album artwork - Paul McCartney
Rushes (The Fireman)

21 September 1998 (UK)
20 October 1998 (US)

‘Watercolour Guitars’
‘Palo Verde’
‘Auraveda’
‘Fluid’
‘Appletree Cinnabar Amber’
‘Bison’
‘7 a.m.’
‘Watercolour Rush’
Rushes album artwork - The Fireman (Paul McCartney/Youth)
Run Devil Run

4 October 1999 (UK)
5 October 1999 (US)

‘Blue Jean Bop’
‘She Said Yeah’
‘All Shook Up’
‘Run Devil Run’
‘No Other Baby’
‘Lonesome Town’
‘Try Not To Cry’
‘Movie Magg’
‘Brown Eyed Handsome Man’
‘What It Is’
‘Cocquette’
‘I Got Stung’
‘Honey Hush’
‘Shake A Hand’
‘Party’
Run Devil Run album artwork - Paul McCartney
Working Classical

18 October 1999 (UK)
19 October 1999 (US)

‘Junk’
‘A Leaf’
‘Haymakers’
‘Midwife’
‘Spiral’
‘Warm And Beautiful’
‘My Love’
‘Maybe I’m Amazed’
‘Calico Skies’
‘Golden Earth Girl’
‘Somedays’
‘Tuesday’
‘She’s My Baby’
‘The Lovely Linda’
Working Classical album artwork - Paul McCartney
Liverpool Sound Collage album artwork
Driving Rain

12 November 2001 (UK)
13 November 2001 (US)

‘Lonely Road’
‘From A Lover To A Friend’
‘She’s Given Up Talking’
‘Driving Rain’
‘I Do’
‘Tiny Bubble’
‘Magic’
‘Your Way’
‘Spinning On An Axis’
‘About You’
‘Heather’
‘Back In The Sunshine Again’
‘Your Loving Flame’
‘Riding Into Jaipur’
‘Rinse The Raindrops’
‘Freedom’
Driving Rain album artwork - Paul McCartney
Twin Freaks (with Freelance Hellraiser)

13 June 2005 (UK)

‘Really Love You’
‘Long Haired Lady’ (Reprise)
‘Rinse The Raindrops’
‘Darkroom’
‘Live And Let Die’
‘Temporary Secretary’
‘What’s That You’re Doing’
‘Oh Woman, Oh Why’
‘Mumbo’
‘Lalula’
‘Coming Up’
‘Maybe I’m Amazed’
Twin Freaks album artwork - Paul McCartney and Freelance Hellraiser
Chaos And Creation In The Backyard

12 September 2005 (UK)
13 September 2005 (US)

‘Fine Line’
‘How Kind Of You’
‘Jenny Wren’
‘At The Mercy’
‘Friends To Go’
‘English Tea’
‘Too Much Rain’
‘A Certain Softness’
‘Riding To Vanity Fair’
‘Follow Me’
‘Promise To You Girl’
‘This Never Happened Before’
‘Anyway’
‘I’ve Only Got Two Hands’ (hidden track)
Chaos And Creation In The Back Yard album artwork - Paul McCartney
Ecce Cor Meum

25 September 2006 (UK)
26 September 2006 (US)

‘Movement I – Spiritus’
‘Movement II – Gratia’
‘Interlude (Lament)’
‘Movement III – Musica’
‘Movement IV – Ecce Cor Meum’
Ecce Cor Meum album artwork - Paul McCartney
Memory Almost Full

4 June 2007 (UK)
5 June 2007 (US)

‘Dance Tonight’
‘Ever Present Past’
‘See Your Sunshine’
‘Only Mama Knows’
‘You Tell Me’
‘Mr Bellamy’
‘Gratitude’
‘Vintage Clothes’
‘That Was Me’
‘Feet In The Clouds’
‘House Of Wax’
‘The End Of The End’
‘Nod Your Head’
Memory Almost Full album artwork - Paul McCartney
Electric Arguments (The Fireman)

24 November 2008

‘Nothing Too Much Just Out Of Sight’
‘Two Magpies’
‘Sing The Changes’
‘Travelling Light’
‘Highway’
‘Light From Your Lighthouse’
‘Sun Is Shining’
‘Dance ‘Til We’re High’
‘Lifelong Passion’
‘Is This Love?’
‘Lovers In A Dream’
‘Universal Here, Everlasting Now’
‘Don’t Stop Running’
Electric Arguments album artwork - The Fireman (Paul McCartney/Youth)
Ocean’s Kingdom

3 October 2011 (UK)
4 October 2011 (US)

‘Ocean’s Kingdom’
‘Hall Of Dance’
‘Imprisonment’
‘Moonrise’
Ocean's Kingdom album artwork - Paul McCartney
Kisses On The Bottom album artwork - Paul McCartney
Artwork for Paul McCartney’s 2013 album New
Egypt Station

7 September 2018

Paul McCartney – Egypt Station cover artwork