Paul McCartney – Driving Rain (2001)

History: Paul once again employed a similar live performance feel of production for this album, with all the bandmates largely recording together over the course of two weeks. The exception was the track “Freedom,” which was recorded shortly after The Concert for New York City post 9/11. It was such a last minute addition to […]

Paul McCartney – Run Devil Run (1999)

History: Paul took a full year off of music after Linda’s death, and when he did return he wanted to do something stripped down and easy to record, so he settled on another cover album, choosing a lot of the favorites from his teenage years. There are also three originals included that are written in […]

The Fireman – Rushes (1998)

History: Paul and Youth once again got together to create another album, this time without the constraints of only using tracks from Paul’s previous work. They did use pieces of unused songs here and there, but there was also original music created for the album. According to Youth Linda also worked closely with them on […]

Paul McCartney – Flaming Pie (1997)

History: EMI asked Paul to delay release of his next album after Off the Ground so as to not essentially compete with himself while the Beatles Anthology discs were released. As such Paul took his time putting this album together, working with Jeff Lynne, Ringo, George Martin and Steve Miller of Steve Miller Band on […]

Paul McCartney – Off the Ground (1993)

History: Paul recorded this album with his touring band, largely recording all the tracks together at once to get a degree of a live feel. Some songs were rejects from Flowers in the Dirt including two he wrote with Elvis Costello, though Costello himself did not record with them this time. My own personal history […]