Paul McCartney - McCartney
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1970 Ratings: #111 / 156
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1970 Ratings: #193
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A mixed bag of songs from former beatle where some songs seem to shine and others not so much. Songs like every night And maybe I’m amazed show how much of a creative pop artist he can be but this record is bogged down of half baked instrumentals like valentine day or Momma Miss America or other artists who McCartney seems to be trying copy off like Elvis in That Would be something or Hendrix on Oo You.
Fav songs: Every Night, Singalong Junk, Maybe I’m Amazed, Junk
Least fav: That ... read more


The Beebles In The 70s: Part 2

The Beatles officially broke up on April 10th 1970 as Paul McCartney announced to the public he had left the band, exactly a week later, his first solo record, McCartney, released.

This album is an interesting subversion of what you would expect from Paul, this is an important album in the development of Lo-Fi music, having all the instruments being played by Paul and singing all the songs alone except for a few moments in which his wife Linda does ... read more


I don’t know why I had this stigma about Paul McCartney that his solo stuff wasn’t any good. Maybe that was a view based upon his more recent output like FourFiveSeconds and his 2019 LP “Egypt Station”. I don’t know, but whatever it was I had convinced myself that this mans solo discography was substantially weak and lackluster (without even listening to it).

This album is more than proof of otherwise. it’s super cute and charming, with sincere songwriting ... read more




Nice little album


. The album, a pioneer in the development of Lo-Fi music, showcases Paul playing all instruments and singing solo (with occasional background vocals by Linda). It exudes a homemade charm, with tracks seemingly born out of casual guitar sessions. While some might find the simplicity disappointing, the minimalistic approach distinguishes it from The Beatles' fuller sound. Standout tracks like "Maybe I'm Amazed" and "Every Night" are classics, demonstrating Paul's immense ... read more

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Added on: March 15, 2014