Sunday, June 06, 2010

Listen To: Paul McCartney - "The Mess"

As good evidence as any that McCartney lacked an ear when it came to his own early solo material. Only this could explain why "The Mess" was left off Wings' albums and relegated to a B-side (and there only as a live track) when so many other lesser songs made it onto Red Rose Speedway. Though it had the markings of a single, to this day the song remains officially released only as a live bonus track on the CD version of the aforementioned album. Here is the studio version that never saw the (official) light of day:

1 comment:

Elise said...

Damn. That is good. Thanks!