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Paul McCartney is really getting cheeky with the title of his new album, “Kisses on the Bottom.”
Before you get all skeeved out (What? Too late?), the title comes from a line in Fats Wallers’ 1935 hit, “I’m Gonna Sit Write Down and Write Myself A Letter,” in which he describes that he’s going to close the letter with “a lot of kisses on the bottom.” Yeah, it’s still a little gross.
Anyway, as we’ve previously reported, the McCartney album, out Feb. 7, includes standards that McCartney grew up listening to as well as two new originals, “My Valentine” and “Only Our Hearts.”
The album, recorded in Los Angeles, New York and London with producers Tommy LiPuma and Diana Krall, features appearances by Eric Clapton and Stevie Wonder.
The track listing for the standard version is below. A deluxe CD includes two extra cuts and a download of the Capitol Studios show.
in other McCartney news, he will be honored Feb. 10 as MusiCares Person of the Year by the Recording Academy.
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Kisses On The Bottom - Full Tracklisting
01. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
02. Home (When Shadows Fall)
03. It's Only A Paper Moon
04. More I Cannot Wish You
05. The Glory Of Love
06. We Three (My Echo, My Shadow And Me)
07. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive
08. My Valentine
10. My Very Good Friend The Milkman
11. Bye Bye Blackbird
12. Get Yourself Another Fool
13. The Inch Worm
14. Only Our Hearts