Wings (Paul & Linda McCartney and Dennis Laine) release ‘London Town’ (1978)

Wings’ ‘London Town’ is their sixth studio album released on March 31, 1978 by Parlophone / Capitol and featuring the three remaining members of the band Paul & Linda McCartney and Dennis Laine.

Track Listing : 1.London Town (Paul Mccartney, Denny Laine) – 04:10 . 2.Cafe On The Left Bank (Paul Mccartney) – 03:25 . 3.I’M Carrying (Paul Mccartney) – 02:44 . 4.Backwards Traveller (Paul Mccartney) – 01:09 . 5.Cuff Link (Paul Mccartney) – 01:59 . 6.Children Children (Paul Mccartney, Denny Laine) – 02:22 . 7.Girlfriend (Paul Mccartney) – 04:39 . 8.I’Ve Had Enough (Paul Mccartney) – 03:02 . 9.With A Little Luck (Paul Mccartney) – 05:45 . 10.Famous Groupies (Paul Mccartney) – 03:36 . 11.Deliver Your Children (Paul Mccartney, Denny Laine) – 04:17 . 12.Name And Address (Paul Mccartney) – 03:07 . 13.Don’T Let It Bring You Down (Paul Mccartney, Denny Laine) – 04:34 . 14.Morse Moose And The Grey Goose (Paul Mccartney, Denny Laine) – 06:25

Musicians : Wings – Band . Paul Mccartney – Vocal, Lead Except (6 – 11),Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Percussion, Violin, Flageolet . Denny Laine – Vocal, Lead On (6 – 11), Guitar, Bass, Flageolet, Recorder, Percussion . Linda Mccartney – Vocal, Keyboards, Percussion . Jimmy Mcculloch – Guitar, Percussion . Joe English – Vocal, Drums, Percussion, Harmonica

Production : Produced By Paul Mccartney . Geoff Emerick – Engineer . Steve Churchyard – Assistant Engineer . Peter Henderson – Assistant Engineer . Mark Vigars – Assistant Engineer

Package : Graham Hughes – Photography . Henry Diltz – Photography

Recorded February 1977 – January 1978 At Abbey Road Studios, Air Studios, London; Waterlemon Cay, Virgin Islands .

Released On March 31, 1978 By Parlophone / Capitol .

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Rolling Stone
Carly Simon‘s Boys in the Trees, with its sultriness and sophistication, might initially seem to share little common ground with Wings‘ breezy, determinedly whimsical London Town. But both records suggest a similar feeling of grateful, hopeful and also slightly cautious contentment, even if they do arrive at that juncture via vastly different routes. […]

Hokeyblog
There’s an air of melancholy here that is matched by look of the album cover: the work seems cold and rainy, indoors, drained of color, introverted and guarded instead of open and embracing. That’s not necessarily a criticism, just an observation. […]

Countdown Kid
And while it doesn’t quite reach the masterpiece status of Band On The Run, London Town, until it peters out at the very end, abounds with such effortless geniality and tunefulness that it makes a strong case to be included among the Top 10 McCartney post-Beatles albums. […]

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