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 […]

Paul McCartney – Press to Play (1986)

History: After Give My Regards to Broad Street proved to largely be a commercial failure, Paul turned to producer Hugh Padgham to help give him a more contemporary sound. Padgham had worked with bands like XTC, The Police, and Genesis and helped give the album his signature sound. Paul also cowrote many of the songs […]

Paul McCartney – Tug of War (1982)

History: Paul started production of a new album in the summer of 1980, initially with members of Wings but then alone once they decided to part ways. He also decided to call in George Martin to help produce the album. On December 9th, Paul and George mutually agreed to take a break after hearing of […]