Engineer Peter Henderson later commented, "I remember one of my first engineering jobs, working with Paul McCartney on Wings at the Speed of Sound — he'd do two vocal takes and ask, 'Which is the better one? Wings at the Speed of Sound was released in late March to lukewarm critical reviews. Rolling Stone ' s reviewer described it as a "Day with the McCartneys" concept album. The album reached number 2 in the United Kingdom and was the 4th best-selling album of It became McCartney's most successful American chart album, spending seven unconsecutive weeks at number 1 throughout the summer and blocking the Beatles ' then-new compilation Rock 'n' Roll Music , which reached number 2.
Wings at the Speed of Sound sold 3. Much of the album's success can be attributed to its two smash singles. This was followed in July with "Let 'Em In", which also scaled the singles charts. Amid all this, Wings finally went to North America for the Wings Over America Tour , playing McCartney's first shows there in ten years after The Beatles' last tour in to euphoric reaction; a few selections from Speed of Sound were included.
All were recorded in Nashville in It was released in multiple formats: . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Bridge on the River Suite. Wings at the Speed of Sound at AllMusic. Retrieved 29 June Classic Rock. The Essential Rock Discography. Edinburgh, UK: Canongate. Retrieved 13 December Record Collector. Archived from the original on 4 July Retrieved 13 October The Village Voice. New York. Paul McCartney. Namnerom Artikkel Diskusjon.
Wings at the Speed of Sound Studioalbum av Wings. Abbey Road Studios i London. Venus and Mars Robert Christgau. B— . The Rolling Stone Album Guide.
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Two days before, Paul learned of the death of his father, Jim McCartney. Paul won't tell at once the bad news to the rest of the band for he wants the tour to go on. Once again, critics have a severe judgement regarding the new album.
It will even stay in the top ten for 7 weeks and will be charting for 51 weeks in the US. Auntie Gin is probably Paul's aunt who took care of Paul after his mother's death.
Martin Luther is Pastor King. The Note You Never Wrote is the first title written by Paul on this album whose lead vocal is given to another Wings member. Thus Denny Laine takes the lead vocal on this slow and sad song.
A good guitar solo is performed by Jimmy McCulloch. Next follows She's My Baby , written and performed by Paul. Paper Tiger, Retrieved 14 March Archived from the original on 6 March Retrieved 1 May Archived from the original on 7 May Note: user must select 'Wings' from drop-down.
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