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Press to Play

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Download links and information about Press to Play by Paul McCartney. This album was released in 1986 and it belongs to Rock, Pop genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 45:09 minutes.

Artist: Paul McCartney
Release date: 1986
Genre: Rock, Pop
Tracks: 10
Duration: 45:09
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Stranglehold 3:37
2. Good Times Coming / Feel the Sun 4:55
3. Talk More Talk 5:17
4. Footprints 4:31
5. Only Love Remains 4:12
6. Press 4:43
7. Pretty Little Head 5:13
8. Move Over Busker 4:05
9. Angry 3:36
10. However Absurd 5:00

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As a consummate professional, Paul McCartney can play anything. But his ability to make it sound easy doesn’t mean it actually is. The '80s offered the experienced performer a few intriguing challenges, as many productions leaned toward the slicker, mechanical ways of drum machines and processed backing tracks that often blurred the sonic picture until a song’s simple beauty was lost in a mix of keyboards, horns, and hyperactive vocals. Here, McCartney works to keep a balance. “Stranglehold” starts things on an upbeat note and uses the extremely busy production to layer a nicely kept pop tune. “Good Times Coming/Feel the Sun” squares up a Caribbean new wave groove. “Only Love Remains” is a standard McCartney piano ballad that sounds so immediately familiar it seems to have always existed. “Press” immerses itself in the joys of synthesizer technology and McCartney’s never-failing pop instincts to keep things catchy and fun, using modern production techniques to his advantage.