Tug of War

Paul McCartney - Tug of War
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1982 Ratings: #22 / 137
User Score
Based on 33 ratings
1982 Ratings: #48
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April 26, 1982 / Release Date
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HoodieBraden
27
I'm quite frankly ashamed that I actually own a copy of this album on vinyl (of course, it was given to me. I didn't buy it). This is one of the poorest excuses of pop songwriting that I've ever heard. The fact that an actual BEATLE made this album makes it even worse. From the incredibly shallow lyricism to the uninspired melodies and songwriting, there is practically nothing I find enjoyable about this record except maybe Paul's vocals on certain occasions. Not even the hit single "Ebony ... read more
FrancisKC
80
Mildly dated but an absolute classic, always wished it packed a little more of a punch, the pop production is little too slick, but still easily one of his best solo records.

Best track: Wanderlust
Worst track: Dress Me Up As A Robber
lucacdornelles
87
RANKING THE SONGS:
12. Be What You See
11. Somebody Who Cares
10. Here Today
9. Get It
8. What's That You're Doing?
7. The Pound Is Sinking
6. Tug of War
5. Ballroom Dancing
4. Take It Away
3. Dress Me Up As a Robber
2. Wanderlust
1. Ebony and Ivory
90
One of Macca's top albums from the 1980s, complete with clever instrumentals, honest song-writing, and a little aid from Stevie Wonder.
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