Parlophone publish Paul McCartney’s ‘Flowers in the Dirt,’ his eighth album featuring ‘My Brave Face’ (1989)

Paul McCartney’s ‘Flowers in the Dirt’ is his eighth studio solo album released on June 5, 1989 by Parlophone.

Track Listing : 1.My Brave Face (Paul McCartney, Declan Macmanus) – 03:18 . 2.Rough Ride (Paul McCartney) – 04:43 . 3.You Want Her Too (Paul McCartney, Declan Macmanus) – 03:11 . 4.Distractions (Paul McCartney) – 04:38 . 5.We Got Married (Paul McCartney) – 04:57 . 6.Put It There (Paul McCartney) – 02:07 . 7.Figure Of Eight (Paul McCartney) – 03:25 . 8.This One (Paul McCartney) – 04:10 . 9.Don’T Be Careless Love (Paul McCartney, Declan Macmanus) – 03:18 . 10.That Day Is Done (Paul McCartney, Declan Macmanus) – 04:19 . 11.How Many People (Paul McCartney) – 04:14 . 12.Motor Of Love (Paul McCartney) – 06:18


Brian Clarke

Musicians : Paul McCartney – Vocals, Guitars, Piano, Synth, Drums, Tambourine, Percussion, Celeste, Sitar, Wine Glasses, Harmonium, Hand Claps, Finger Snaps, Mellotron, Flugelhorn, Bongos, Violin, Keyboards, Woodsaw . Linda McCartney – Mini Moog, Backing Vocals, Hand Claps . Robbie Mcintosh – Guitars . Hamish Stuart – Guitars, Percussion, Backing Vocals . Chris Whitten – Drums, Percussion, Hand Claps, Synth Drums . Paul “Wix” Wickens – Keyboards . Elvis Costello – Backing Vocals And Co-Lead On (3)), Keyboards . David Gilmour – Electric Guitar On (5) . David Foster – Keyboards . Dave Mattacks – Drums . Guy Barker – Trumpet . Steve Lipson – Computer & Drum Programming, Guitars, Keyboards . Peter Henderson – Computer Programming . Trevor Horn – Keyboards, Hand Claps . Nicky Hopkins – Piano . Mitchell Froom – Keyboards . David Rhodes – Ebow Guitar . Judd Lander – Harmonica . Chris Davis – Saxophone . Chris White – Saxophone . Dave Bishop – Saxophone . John Taylor – Cornet . Tony Goddard – Cornet . Ian Peters – Euphonium . Ian Harper – Tenor Horn . Jah Bunny – Tongue Styley . Eddie Klien – Computer Programming

Production : Produced By Paul McCartney, Mitchell Froom, Neil Dorfsman, Elvis Costello, Trevor Horn, Steve Lipson, Chris Hughes, Ross Cullum, David Foster .

Arrangements : Clare Fischer On (4)

Package : Linda McCartney – Artwork, Photography . Brian Clarke asterisques RVM – Painting

Recorded October 1, 1984 – January 12 , 1989 At Hog Hill Mill, East Sussex; Olympic Studios, London; Air Studios, London; Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles; Soundcastle Studios, Los Angeles; Hot Nights Ltd., London.

Released On June 5, 1989 By Parlophone.

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Spill Magazine
The album is full of some of McCartney’s strongest songs he has ever written. “Put It There” is an honest and moving song from a father to his son. […]

National Review
Paul McCartney’s Neglected MasterpieceBut long after his detractors simply wrote him off, McCartney was still pushing himself, still proving capable of making exceptional pop music. It’s easy to deride his post-Beatles work, or his post-Wings work, as rubbish, but only if you don’t actually listen to the best of it. […]

Pitchfork
Costello encouraged McCartney to dig out his iconic Höfner bass—he hadn’t used it since the Beatles—and the two wrote enough material to constitute a full record. […]

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