There is a reason he never plays all these albums live on stage… they don’t stand up
Posts Tagged: Paul McCartney
Still, # 1 is #1
some jazz greats of the early 21st Century invite Paul in
Most anticipated of the week? Of course.
zero insight into growing old
the worst of his classical efforts
“yes I would, yes I would, yes I would now”
How much more cynical can a man be?
McCartney can’t hide the four year retreat into his own personal hell.
McCartney hopes it will rock our little cotton socks
By 2009 he would have it down to a fine art.
the songs don’t stand up to scrutiny
there is no power popper less given to tricking up the emotions
the final new recordings featuring The Beatles
instant nostalgia for the immediate past
The Devil won the battle and not the war.
the end effect of a lot of time working on soundscapes
full of blaring horns like William Tell and explosive sounds, chanting choirs and a sense of rebirth
Flaming Pie is remembered as a masterpiece, and it isn’t
the songs don’t fit together quite right
it has a certain discretion and honesty
When Sir Paul met the Boss
isn’t simply getting where Lennon was 20 years before
the icing on the cake.
3 hours of music in the original keys
You simply can’t see him enough
professional, a little bland and careful
ain’t what it used to be
the two men singing together seemed like shared grief
mistakes spontaneity for inspiration
the only hits here are Pepper and Divide
a minor work by a major artist.
a new paradigm
Part two in the lowest point of his career
“I didn’t mean it’s a drag, I meant it’s a draaaaaagggg.”
Putin likes the Beatles, his favorite Beatle is Paul
an experimental pop album that loses its nerve
Even punk rock couldn’t stop em
Wings were a fascist democracy
In his deepest sorrow, Paul sees a future
it brought the home cooking of a stadium show home to you
Not kind, not caring, but carefree
What a great Beatles album might sound like if the Beatles had never been invented
Paul did what he chose to
It was a valentine to domesticity
McCartney should have given the revisionism a rest
In the completion McCartney is made whole again.
It’s McCartney, he is performing his songs, what’s not to like?
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