Paul McCartney: Flowers In The Dirt

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Flowers In The Dirt
Flowers In The Dirt album cover.jpg
Studio album by
Paul McCartney
ReleasedJune 5, 1989
RecordedSeptember 1987 - February 1989
ProducerPaul McCartney, George Martin, Elvis Costello, Trevor Horn, Steve Lipson, Mitchell Froom, Chris Hughes and Neil Dorfsman
LabelParlophone/EMI
Capitol Records (US)
Length66:31

1989 album by Paul McCartney includes vocals by Elvis Costello on "You Want Her Too" and "Don't Be Careless Love," and five songs co-written by Paul McCartney and Elvis Costello — "My Brave Face," "You Want Her Too," "Don't Be Careless Love," "That Day Is Done," and "Back On My Feet."
Remastered edition issued in 1993.
Expanded remastered edition, issued in 2017, included a second CD of "original demos" of nine McCartney/MacManus compositions. Five of these songs were not included on the original release - The Lovers That Never Were , Tommy's Coming Home, Twenty Fine Fingers, So Like Candy, Playboy To A Man, although two of these were included on Mighty Like A Rose.


Tracks

TitleWriter(s) Length
1. My Brave Face  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 3:16
2. Rough Ride  Paul McCartney 4:43
3. You Want Her Too  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 3:13
4. Distractions  Paul McCartney 4:38
5. We Got Married  Paul McCartney 4:55
6. Put It There  Paul McCartney 2:09
7. Figure Of Eight  Paul McCartney 3:23
8. This One  Paul McCartney 4:10
9. Don't Be Careless Love  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 3:17
10. That Day Is Done  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 4:18
11. How Many People  Paul McCartney 4:14
12. Motor Of Love  Paul McCartney 6:18
CD bonus track
TitleWriter(s) Length
13. Où Est Le Soleil?  Paul McCartney 4:46
Reissue bonus tracks (1993)
TitleWriter(s) Length
14. Back On My Feet  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 4:24
15. Flying To My Home  Paul McCartney 4:15
16. Loveliest Thing  Paul McCartney 3:58


Expanded remastered edition (Paul McCartney Archive Collection 2017)

Tracks

Disc 1
TitleWriter(s) Length
1. My Brave Face  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 3:16
2. Rough Ride  Paul McCartney 4:43
3. You Want Her Too  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 3:13
4. Distractions  Paul McCartney 4:38
5. We Got Married  Paul McCartney 4:55
6. Put It There  Paul McCartney 2:09
7. Figure Of Eight  Paul McCartney 3:23
8. This One  Paul McCartney 4:10
9. Don't Be Careless Love  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 3:17
10. That Day Is Done  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 4:18
11. How Many People  Paul McCartney 4:14
12. Motor Of Love  Paul McCartney 6:18
13. Où Est Le Soleil?  Paul McCartney 4:46
Disc 2 - Original demos
TitleWriter(s) Length
1. The Lovers That Never Were  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 3:58
2. Tommy's Coming Home  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 4:09
3. Twenty Fine Fingers  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 2:27
4. So Like Candy  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 3:29
5. You Want Her Too  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 2:40
6. That Day Is Done  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 4:16
7. Don't Be Careless Love  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 3:43
8. My Brave Face  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 2:40
9. Playboy To A Man  Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus 2:58

Credits

You Want Her Too
Don't Be Careless Love
Album
  • Paul McCartney - vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, synthesizer, bass, percussion, celeste, tambourine, harmony vocals, producer
  • Linda McCartney - harmony vocals
  • Robbie McIntosh - acoustic guitar, electric guitar,
  • Mitchell Froom - keyboards, producer
  • Elvis Costello - keyboards, vocals, producer
  • Hamish Stuart - acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmony vocals
  • Chris Whitten - drums
  • Trevor Horn - keyboards, producer
  • Guy Barker - trumpet
  • Dave Bishop - saxophone
  • Chris Davis - saxophone
  • David Foster - keyboards, producer
  • Steve Lipson - bass, guitar, producer, engineer
  • David Gilmour - guitar
  • Tony Goddard - cornet
  • Ian Harper - tenor horn
  • Greg Hawkes - keyboards
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano
  • Judd Lander - harmonica
  • Dave Mattacks - keyboards
  • Ian Peters - euphonium
  • David Rhodes - guitar
  • John Taylor - cornet
  • Chris White - saxophone
  • Neil Dorfsman - producer, engineer
  • Peter Henderson - producer
  • Chris Hughes - producer
  • Eddie Klein - producer
  • Ross Cullum - producer


Release info

Release date Media Catalog number Comments
1989-__-__ CD Parlophone PCSD 106
1989-__-__ LP Parlophone PCSD 106
1989-__-__ CD Capitol CDP7 91653-2 USA
1993-__-__ CD MPL/Parlophone/EMI 0777 7 89138 2 5 ('The Paul McCartney Collection', digitally remastered)
2017-03-24 2 CD MPL/Capitol/UMe B0026450-02 ('Paul McCartney Archive Collection', digitally remastered)


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