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Paul McCartney - McCartney III (Dec 18, 2020)*

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Jerry Horne, Jun 23, 2018.

  1. milankey

    milankey Forum Resident

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    Kent, Ohio, USA
    Well I still haven't learned to like McCartney II yet.
     
  2. OobuJoobu

    OobuJoobu Forum Resident

    Location:
    Leeds, UK
    If there is any outside help on this album I would hope it's with the mixing.

    Paul has 78 year old ears that have played thousands of gigs, there's no harm at all in having some younger ears help with mixing decisions!
     
  3. Pianoman99

    Pianoman99 Forum Resident

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    Frankfurt
    And in 2021 we will see the "Homeoffice edition", the "Social Distance edition" and at last the "Vaccination edition"...
    Each time with some new quarantine bonus tracks ;-)
     
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  4. Monasmee

    Monasmee Forum Residue

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    "Vaccination Station" may be a bonus track from a previous album. ;)
     
  5. Rosskolnikov

    Rosskolnikov Designated Cloud Yeller

    We can hope for its deliverance. I really like the idea. A new McCartney album coming up. Fantastic.
     
  6. tug_of_war

    tug_of_war Sassafras & Moonshine

    THIS :love:
     
  7. Rosskolnikov

    Rosskolnikov Designated Cloud Yeller

    Songs written & sung by Paul.
     
  8. Yovra

    Yovra Collector of Beatles Threads

    I'm not surprised...leave that man alone in a studio and not busy with touring and live-performances and an album will appear sooner or later.
     
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  9. tug_of_war

    tug_of_war Sassafras & Moonshine

    He meant, required elementes for a McCartney album titled "McCartney" :cool:
     
  10. Bilbo Swaggins

    Bilbo Swaggins Forum Resident

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    Or two albums the way things are going :rolleyes:
     
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  11. Victor46542

    Victor46542 Victor Baissait of Maccaclub

    Location:
    Paris, France
    From GQ interview: At home with Paul McCartney: His most candid interview yet

    So, how was lockdown for you, Paul?

    I was very lucky, actually. At the beginning of the year we were on holiday and then the lockdown started just after we got back and so I flew to England and spent the time with my daughter, Mary, and her kids on the farm. So, suddenly, we were all locked down there. So it’s not been bad at all. In fact, I feel a bit guilty admitting that it’s not been bad, and a lot of people do. They don’t want to admit that, actually, you know, [they’re] enjoying it. I’m very lucky. The weather’s been brilliant and Mary and her kids are great, so I’m seeing a lot of my grandkids and [wife] Nancy, so it’s been all right. I feel dreadfully sorry for all those who are less fortunate and obviously all those who have lost loved ones, but I’ve been lucky. I’ve been able to write and get into music, starting songs, finishing songs. I’ve had a few little things to write and it’s given me the time to finish some songs that I hadn’t found the time to get around to, you know? I’ve been recording using lots of hand wipes and disinfectant and social distancing, which was good because I don’t like not working.
     
  12. pobbard

    pobbard The CD is a pretty good format (ducks)

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    Andover, MA
    I remember being bummed back in 1990 that we didn't get a McCartney III! I thought it would be like John Updike's Rabbit books: one every ten years for forty years, more or less.
     
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  13. joeislive

    joeislive Streets Ahead

    If this does wind up being true and we also get a deluxe All Things Must Pass, it will totally make the Let It be delay much more bearable
     
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  14. joeislive

    joeislive Streets Ahead

    Reminds me of a quote from Donovan about Paul - If he trips and falls by a piano, he’ll have written 3 songs by the time he gets up.
     
  15. Rosskolnikov

    Rosskolnikov Designated Cloud Yeller

    I know. And I gave a serious answer. I just want Paul songs done by Paul.
     
  16. Fabsmith

    Fabsmith Forum Resident

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    Livonia, MI
    If McCartney III is coming out Dec. 11 that squares with his inability to let Harrison have a moment in the sun. So he’ll get all the media coverage and take the air out of rumored ATMP-50 box set. I hope Harrison camp pushes that box set into February if that’s the case.
     
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  17. Little Willow

    Little Willow Forum Resident

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    Atlanta
    That goes without saying but yeah, I should have added it.
     
  18. mindgames

    mindgames Forum Resident

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    You expect Eight O'Clock News coverage on the re-release of a 50 year old record?
     
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  19. Mr.Sean

    Mr.Sean Senior Member

    Location:
    Ottawa
    This time Paul's Temporary Secretary will be working from home.
     
  20. Little Willow

    Little Willow Forum Resident

    Location:
    Atlanta
    2018
    September: Egypt Station
    October: Imagine : The Ultimate Mix
    November: The Beatles Anniversary Edition
    December: Wings 1971-1973

    2020
    October: Gimme Some Truth : The Ultimate Mixes
    November: All Things Must Pass Anniversary Edition
    December: McCartney III
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2020
  21. Fabsmith

    Fabsmith Forum Resident

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    Livonia, MI
    The greatest solo album ever? I at least expected it would get the spotlight. But no, only Paul and John deserve that!
     
  22. beatleroadie

    beatleroadie Forum Resident

    Great post.

    To mirror the first McCartney album, my preference would be a somewhat random still life photo by LINDA (lots of options from her recent Polaroids book or something similar in the archives) with no text or title whatsoever, and on the back cover, a new portrait of Paul by their daughter MARY (who appeared as a baby on the back of the original) with McCartney III written on the back. Legacy. Old and new. Paul, Linda and Mary all involved again. That would be perfect.
     
  23. Rfreeman

    Rfreeman Forum Resident

    Location:
    Lawrenceville, NJ
    Is it a requirement that half of it be mediocre at best or was that just a quirk of the first two?

    As long as it contains a classic like Maybe I'm Amazed or as fun and catchy a tune as Coming Up - I can live with the crap and just make my own playlist.
     
  24. IHeartRecordsAz

    IHeartRecordsAz Forum Resident

    Location:
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Forgive me if I missed this somewhere, but where is this supposed December 11th date coming from.
     
  25. Zongadude

    Zongadude Music is the best

    Location:
    France
    We have the cover:

    [​IMG]


    "Old Guy" is the first single. And here is the chorus::

    So you're a young guy
    Like a really strong guy
    Just can't go along guy
    Chin never too long guy
    I'm that bold type
    Need a cane to walk type
    Make your mama sad type
    Eating just salad type
    I'm the old guy.
    duh

    ;)
     

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