One of the most critically acclaimed albums of the eighties, nominated for both BRIT and Grammy Awards, Flowers In The Dirt saw Paul team up with Elvis Costello to co-write a third of the album ('My Brave Face', 'You Want Her Too', 'Don’t Be Careless Love' and 'That Day is Done') as well as boasting production credits from producers such as Mitchell Froom, Trevor Horn, David Foster, Steve Lipson, Elvis Costello and Paul himself. Pink Floyd guitar legend David Gilmour makes an appearance on 'We Got Married' and George Martin’s string arrangement on 'Put It There' is amongst the many album highlights.

The Paul McCartney Archive Collection release of Flowers In The Dirt was, as always, personally supervised by Paul himself.

DELUXE EDITION

DISC 1 (Plus HD audio download)

My Brave Face (2017 Remaster)

My brave, my brave, my brave face

I’ve been living in style
Unaccustomed as I am
To the luxury life
I’ve been hitting the town
And it didn’t hit back

I’ve been doing the rounds
Unaccustomed as I am
To the time on my hands
Now I don’t have to tell anybody
When I’m going to get back

Ever since you went away
I’ve had this sentimental inclination
Not to change a single thing
As I pull the sheet back on the bed
I want to go bury my head
In your pillow

Now that I’m alone again
I can’t stop breaking down again
The simplest things set me off again
Take me to that place
Where I can’t find my brave face
Where I can’t find my brave face
My brave, my brave, my brave face

My brave face

I’ve been living a lie
Unaccustomed as I am
To the work of a housewife
I’ve been breaking up dirty dishes
And been throwing them away

Ever since you left I have
Been trying to compose a
‘Baby will you please come home’ note meant for you
As I clean away another
Untouched TV dinner
From the table I laid for two

Now that I’m alone again
I can’t stop breaking down again
The simplest things set me off again
Take me to that place
Where I can’t find my brave face
Where I can’t find my brave face
My brave, my brave, my brave face

My brave face

Rough Ride (2017 Remaster)

I needed loving
I needed a friend
I needed something
That would be there
In the end

Of a rough ride to heaven
Want to get inside
What will I do?
On a rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
To be with you

I knew you’d help me
I knew you could
You knew I didn’t want to be
Misunderstood

On a rough ride to heaven
Want to be inside
What will I do?
On a rough ride to heaven
I want to be inside
To be with you

I’m not asking for an easy passage
So I hope you understand
I’m not after any special treatment
But I wouldn’t mind a hand

On a rough ride
On a rough ride
Rough ride
On a rough ride
Rough ride to heaven
If I want to get inside
What will I do?
What will I do?
What will I do?
On a rough ride

A rough ride
A rough ride
A rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
What will I do?
On a rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
To be with you
A rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
Want to be with you
Rough ride to heaven
I want to be inside
To be with you
On a rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
To be with you

You Want Her Too (2017 Remaster)

She makes me go so wrong
(Yeah you kept me awake, you know you did)
I’ve loved her oh so long
(So why don’t you come right out and say it, stupid?)

She makes me do things I don’t want to do
I don’t know why I should be telling you
I know that you want her too

My intentions are quite sincere
(That’s not what you said the other night)
And all you can do is sneer
(So go ahead and kid yourself you’re right)

She makes me do things I don’t want to do
I don’t know why I should be telling you
I know that you want her too

I’ve got a better chance than you do
I know that you want her too
You’re such a hopeless romantic
She told me you’re so predictable and nice
She only did you a favour once or twice
(Once or) once or twice

She makes me go so wrong
(So why don’t you lie back and enjoy it?)
My conscience is clear and strong
(Yes she says I’m just the boy for it)

She makes me do things I don’t want to do
I don’t know why I should be telling you
I know that you want her too
I know that you want her too
I know that you want her too

Distractions (2017 Remaster)

What is this thing in life
That persuades me to spend
Time away from you?
If you can answer this
You can have the moon

This is the place to be
Any way you can see
There’s a lovely view
Why are there always
So many other things to do?

Distractions
Like butterflies are buzzing
Round my head
When I’m alone
I think of you
And the life we’d lead if we could only be free
From these distractions

The postman’s at the door
While the telephone rings
On the kitchen wall
Pretend we’re not at home
And they’ll disappear

I want to be with you
Tell me what I can do
Nothing is too small
Away from all this jazz
We could do anything at all

Distractions
Like butterflies are buzzing
Round my head
When I’m alone
I think of you
And the things we’d do if we could only be through
With these distractions

I’ll find a peaceful place
Far away from the noise
Of a busy day
Where we can spend our nights
Counting shooting stars

Distractions
Like butterflies are buzzing
Round my head
When I’m alone
I think of you
And the things we’d do if we could only be through
With these distractions
Like butterflies they’re buzzing
Round my head
When I’m alone
I think of you
And the life we’d lead if we could only be free
From these distractions

We Got Married (2017 Remaster)

Going fast
Coming soon
We made love in the afternoon
Found a flat
After that
We got married

Working hard
For the dream
Scoring goals for the other team
Times were bad
We were glad
We got married

Like the way you open up your hearts to each other
When you find a meeting of the minds
It’s just as well love was all we ever wanted
It was all we ever had

Further on
In the game
Waiting up ‘til the children came
Place your bets
No regrets
We got married
We got married
We got married

Nowadays
Every night
Flashes by at the speed of light
Living life
Loving wife
We got married

I love the things that happen when we start to discover
Who we are and what we’re living for
Just because love was all we ever wanted
It was all we ever had

It’s not just a loving machine
It doesn’t work out
If you don’t work at it
[Repeat to fade]

Put It There (2017 Remaster)

Give me your hand, I’d like to shake it
I want to show you I’m your friend
You’ll understand if I can make it clear
It’s all that matters in the end

Put it there if it weighs a ton
That’s what a father said to his young son
I don’t care if it weighs a ton
As long as you and I are here, put it there
Long as you and I are here, put it there

If there’s a fight, I’d like to fix it
I hate to see things go so wrong
The darkest night and all its mixed emotions
Is getting lighter, sing along

Put it there if it weighs a ton
That’s what a father said to his young son
I don’t care if it weighs a ton
As long as you and I are here, put it there
Long as you and I are here, put it there

Figure Of Eight (2017 Remaster)

Well, you’ve got me dancing in a figure of eight
Don’t know if I’m coming or going, I’m early or late
Round and round the ring I go
I want to know, I want to know

Why can’t we travel a continuous line?
Make love a reliable covenant, all the time
Up and down the hills I go
I gotta know, I gotta know

Is it better to love one another
Than to go for a walk in the dark
Is it better to love than give in to hate
Yes, we’d better take good care of each other
Avoid slipping back
Off the straight and narrow
It’s better by far than getting stuck
In a figure of eight

Well, figure it out for yourself little girl
It don’t go nowhere at all
It’s nothing more than a tape loop
In a big dance hall

You got me running in a figure of eight
Don’t know if I’m coming or going, early or late
Round and round I go
I want to know, I want to know

Is it better to love one another
Than to go for a walk in the dark
Is it better to love than to give in to hate
Yes, we’d better take good care of one another
Than avoid tipping back
Off the straight and narrow
It’s better by far than getting stuck
In a figure of eight

This One (2017 Remaster)

Did I ever
Take you in my arms
Look you in the eye
Tell you that I do
Did I ever
Open up my heart
And let you look inside

If I never did it
I was only waiting
For a better moment
That didn’t come
There never could be
A better moment
Than this one, this one

This swan is gliding
Above the ocean
A god is riding
Upon his back
How calm the water
And bright the rainbow
Fade this one to black

Did I ever
Touch you on the cheek
Say that you were mine
Thank you for the smile
Did I ever
Knock upon your door
And try to get inside

If I never did it
I was only waiting
For a better moment
That didn’t come
There never could be
A better moment
Than this one, this one

This swan is gliding
Above the ocean
A god is riding
Upon his back
How calm the water
And bright the rainbow
Fade this one to black

What opportunities did we allow to flow by
Feeling like the timing wasn’t quite right
What kind of magic might have worked if we had stayed calm
Couldn’t I have given you a better life?

Did you ever
Take me in your arm
Look me in the eye
And tell me that you do
Did I ever
Open up my heart
Let you look inside

If I never did it
I was only waiting
For a better moment
That didn’t come
There never could be
A better moment
Than this one, this one

This swan is gliding
Above the ocean
A god is riding
Upon his back
How calm the water
And bright the rainbow
Fade this swan to black

Swan is gliding
A god is riding
Calm the water
Bright the rainbow

Don't Be Careless Love (2017 Remaster)

Burn the midnight lamp
Down until the dawn
I’ll keep watch
Until I’m sure you’re coming home

Shadows play
And flicker on the bedroom wall
They turn into a bad dream overnight
Something could be terribly wrong
Don’t be careless love
Don’t be careless love
Don’t be, don’t be careless

In my dream you’re running nowhere
Every step you’ve taken turns to glue
Walking down a spiral staircase
Falling through, falling through
Don’t be careless love
Be careless love

The lamp burns down and out
I’m getting pretty tired of this
I feel so bad
Something might be going amiss

I won’t be there
So look out for yourself
Getting in deep
Whatever you do
Don’t let me go back to sleep
Don’t be careless love
Don’t be careless love
Don’t be, don’t be careless

Saw your face in the morning paper
Saw your body rolled up in a rug
Chopped up into little pieces
By some thug
Don’t be careless love
Be careless love

But in the morning light
When I wake up again
You’re by my side
And that’s the way it’s always been

But in the dark
Your mind plays funny tricks on you
Your mind plays funny tricks on you
Your mind plays funny tricks on you
Don’t be careless love

That Day Is Done (2017 Remaster)

I feel such sorrow
I feel such shame
I know I won’t arrive on time
Before whatever out there is gone
What can I do?
That day is done

It’s just a promise that I made
I said I’d walk in her parade
Hot scalding tears I thought would flow
Still in my heart they’ll never show

That day is done
That day is done
You know where I’ve gone
I won’t be coming back
That day is done

Well I recall the time and place
When they announced her precious face
I thought at once my heart would burst
Still every time is like the first

There was applause
When she stepped up
I wished that I could interrupt
I made no sign, I made no sound
I know I must stay underground

That day is done
That day is done
You know where I’ve gone
I won’t be coming back
That day is done

That’s why she walks, or so they say
She always knew just what I needed
Now if she would just look my way
One time – before they proceed

She sprinkles flowers in the dirt
That’s when a thrill becomes a hurt
I know I’ll never see her face
She walks away from my resting place

That day is done
That day is done
You know where I’ve gone
I won’t be coming back
That day is done

Well you know where I’ve gone
I won’t be coming back
That day is done

How Many People (2017 Remaster)

How many people
Stand in a line
How many people
Never get a chance to shine
If you can tell me
I’ll gladly listen
How many people have died?

One too many, right now, for me
I want to be happy
I want to be free
One too many, right now, for me
I want to see ordinary people living peacefully

How many people
Go for a ride
How many people
Never make it through to the other side
If you can tell me
I’ll gladly listen
How many people have cried?

One too many, right now, for me
I want to be happy
I want to be free
One too many, right now, for me
I want to see ordinary people living peacefully

How many people
Will it take
How many people
For goodness sake

How many people
How many people
One too many
One too many right now
[Repeat to fade]

LISTED ON ARTWORK: [Dedicated to the memory of Chico Mendes, Brazilian Rain Forest Campaigner]

Motor Of Love (2017 Remaster)

I can’t get over your love
No matter how hard life seems
There’s a light in my dreams
Thanks to you

My friends keep asking me why
There’s such a smile on my face
There’s a home at my place
Thanks to you

I don’t want anything from you
Turn on your motor of love

Motor of love
Motor of love
Heavenly father look down from above
I can’t get over your powerful motor of love

I can’t get over your love
No matter how lost I feel
I know my love is real
Thanks to you

You simply reached out your hand
And touched me deep in my soul
I came in out of the cold
Thanks to you

I won’t steal anything from you
You give me more than enough

Motor of love
Motor of love
Heavenly father look down from above
I can’t get over your powerful motor of love

There was a time
When I was down and counted out
Well I remember I felt so bad
I nearly threw away
Nearly threw away the keys

Motor of love
Motor of love
Heavenly father look down from above
Motor of love
Motor of love
Heavenly father look down from above
I can’t get over your powerful motor of love

Powerful motor
Strong as an ocean
Constantly turning
Over and over

Powerful motor
Strong as an ocean
Constantly turning
Over and over
Over and over

Où Est Le Soleil? (2017 Remaster)

Où est le soleil?
Où est le soleil?
Dans la tête
Dans la tête

Où est le soleil?
Dans la tête
Travaillez

Où est le soleil?
Dans la tête

[Repeat]

DISC 2 (Plus HD audio download)

The Lovers That Never Were (Original Demo)

Tommy's Coming Home (Original Demo)

Twenty Fine Fingers (Original Demo)

So Like Candy (Original Demo)

You Want Her Too (Original Demo)

That Day Is Done (Original Demo)

Don't Be Careless Love (Original Demo)

My Brave Face (Original Demo)

Playboy To A Man (Original Demo)

DISC 3 (Plus HD audio download)

The Lovers That Never Were (1988 Demo)

Tommy's Coming Home (1988 Demo)

Twenty Fine Fingers (1988 Demo)

So Like Candy (1988 Demo)

You Want Her Too (1988 Demo)

That Day Is Done (1988 Demo)

Don't Be Careless Love (1988 Demo)

My Brave Face (1988 Demo)

Playboy To A Man (1988 Demo)

DVD

My Brave Face

My Brave Face (Version 2)

This One (Version 1)

This One (Version 2)

Figure Of Eight

Party Party

Où Est Le Soleil?

Put It There

Distractions

We Got Married

Paul And Elvis

Buds In The Studio

The Making Of ‘This One’

(The Dean Chamberlain One)

Put It There Documentary

DOWNLOAD

Back On My Feet

Flying To My Home

The First Stone

Good Sign

This One (Club Lovejoys Mix)

Figure Of Eight (12” Bob Clearmountain Mix)

Loveliest Thing

Où Est Le Soleil? (12” Mix)

Où Est Le Soleil? (Tub Dub Mix)

Où Est Le Soleil? (7” Mix)

Où Est Le Soleil? (Instrumental)

Party Party (Original Mix)

Party Party (Club Mix)

I Don’t Want To Confess

Shallow Grave

Mistress And Maid

SPECIAL EDITION

DISC 1

My Brave Face (2017 Remaster)

My brave, my brave, my brave face

I’ve been living in style
Unaccustomed as I am
To the luxury life
I’ve been hitting the town
And it didn’t hit back

I’ve been doing the rounds
Unaccustomed as I am
To the time on my hands
Now I don’t have to tell anybody
When I’m going to get back

Ever since you went away
I’ve had this sentimental inclination
Not to change a single thing
As I pull the sheet back on the bed
I want to go bury my head
In your pillow

Now that I’m alone again
I can’t stop breaking down again
The simplest things set me off again
Take me to that place
Where I can’t find my brave face
Where I can’t find my brave face
My brave, my brave, my brave face

My brave face

I’ve been living a lie
Unaccustomed as I am
To the work of a housewife
I’ve been breaking up dirty dishes
And been throwing them away

Ever since you left I have
Been trying to compose a
‘Baby will you please come home’ note meant for you
As I clean away another
Untouched TV dinner
From the table I laid for two

Now that I’m alone again
I can’t stop breaking down again
The simplest things set me off again
Take me to that place
Where I can’t find my brave face
Where I can’t find my brave face
My brave, my brave, my brave face

My brave face

Rough Ride (2017 Remaster)

I needed loving
I needed a friend
I needed something
That would be there
In the end

Of a rough ride to heaven
Want to get inside
What will I do?
On a rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
To be with you

I knew you’d help me
I knew you could
You knew I didn’t want to be
Misunderstood

On a rough ride to heaven
Want to be inside
What will I do?
On a rough ride to heaven
I want to be inside
To be with you

I’m not asking for an easy passage
So I hope you understand
I’m not after any special treatment
But I wouldn’t mind a hand

On a rough ride
On a rough ride
Rough ride
On a rough ride
Rough ride to heaven
If I want to get inside
What will I do?
What will I do?
What will I do?
On a rough ride

A rough ride
A rough ride
A rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
What will I do?
On a rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
To be with you
A rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
Want to be with you
Rough ride to heaven
I want to be inside
To be with you
On a rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
To be with you

You Want Her Too (2017 Remaster)

She makes me go so wrong
(Yeah you kept me awake, you know you did)
I’ve loved her oh so long
(So why don’t you come right out and say it, stupid?)

She makes me do things I don’t want to do
I don’t know why I should be telling you
I know that you want her too

My intentions are quite sincere
(That’s not what you said the other night)
And all you can do is sneer
(So go ahead and kid yourself you’re right)

She makes me do things I don’t want to do
I don’t know why I should be telling you
I know that you want her too

I’ve got a better chance than you do
I know that you want her too
You’re such a hopeless romantic
She told me you’re so predictable and nice
She only did you a favour once or twice
(Once or) once or twice

She makes me go so wrong
(So why don’t you lie back and enjoy it?)
My conscience is clear and strong
(Yes she says I’m just the boy for it)

She makes me do things I don’t want to do
I don’t know why I should be telling you
I know that you want her too
I know that you want her too
I know that you want her too

Distractions (2017 Remaster)

What is this thing in life
That persuades me to spend
Time away from you?
If you can answer this
You can have the moon

This is the place to be
Any way you can see
There’s a lovely view
Why are there always
So many other things to do?

Distractions
Like butterflies are buzzing
Round my head
When I’m alone
I think of you
And the life we’d lead if we could only be free
From these distractions

The postman’s at the door
While the telephone rings
On the kitchen wall
Pretend we’re not at home
And they’ll disappear

I want to be with you
Tell me what I can do
Nothing is too small
Away from all this jazz
We could do anything at all

Distractions
Like butterflies are buzzing
Round my head
When I’m alone
I think of you
And the things we’d do if we could only be through
With these distractions

I’ll find a peaceful place
Far away from the noise
Of a busy day
Where we can spend our nights
Counting shooting stars

Distractions
Like butterflies are buzzing
Round my head
When I’m alone
I think of you
And the things we’d do if we could only be through
With these distractions
Like butterflies they’re buzzing
Round my head
When I’m alone
I think of you
And the life we’d lead if we could only be free
From these distractions

We Got Married (2017 Remaster)

Going fast
Coming soon
We made love in the afternoon
Found a flat
After that
We got married

Working hard
For the dream
Scoring goals for the other team
Times were bad
We were glad
We got married

Like the way you open up your hearts to each other
When you find a meeting of the minds
It’s just as well love was all we ever wanted
It was all we ever had

Further on
In the game
Waiting up ‘til the children came
Place your bets
No regrets
We got married
We got married
We got married

Nowadays
Every night
Flashes by at the speed of light
Living life
Loving wife
We got married

I love the things that happen when we start to discover
Who we are and what we’re living for
Just because love was all we ever wanted
It was all we ever had

It’s not just a loving machine
It doesn’t work out
If you don’t work at it
[Repeat to fade]

Put It There (2017 Remaster)

Give me your hand, I’d like to shake it
I want to show you I’m your friend
You’ll understand if I can make it clear
It’s all that matters in the end

Put it there if it weighs a ton
That’s what a father said to his young son
I don’t care if it weighs a ton
As long as you and I are here, put it there
Long as you and I are here, put it there

If there’s a fight, I’d like to fix it
I hate to see things go so wrong
The darkest night and all its mixed emotions
Is getting lighter, sing along

Put it there if it weighs a ton
That’s what a father said to his young son
I don’t care if it weighs a ton
As long as you and I are here, put it there
Long as you and I are here, put it there

Figure Of Eight (2017 Remaster)

Well, you’ve got me dancing in a figure of eight
Don’t know if I’m coming or going, I’m early or late
Round and round the ring I go
I want to know, I want to know

Why can’t we travel a continuous line?
Make love a reliable covenant, all the time
Up and down the hills I go
I gotta know, I gotta know

Is it better to love one another
Than to go for a walk in the dark
Is it better to love than give in to hate
Yes, we’d better take good care of each other
Avoid slipping back
Off the straight and narrow
It’s better by far than getting stuck
In a figure of eight

Well, figure it out for yourself little girl
It don’t go nowhere at all
It’s nothing more than a tape loop
In a big dance hall

You got me running in a figure of eight
Don’t know if I’m coming or going, early or late
Round and round I go
I want to know, I want to know

Is it better to love one another
Than to go for a walk in the dark
Is it better to love than to give in to hate
Yes, we’d better take good care of one another
Than avoid tipping back
Off the straight and narrow
It’s better by far than getting stuck
In a figure of eight

This One (2017 Remaster)

Did I ever
Take you in my arms
Look you in the eye
Tell you that I do
Did I ever
Open up my heart
And let you look inside

If I never did it
I was only waiting
For a better moment
That didn’t come
There never could be
A better moment
Than this one, this one

This swan is gliding
Above the ocean
A god is riding
Upon his back
How calm the water
And bright the rainbow
Fade this one to black

Did I ever
Touch you on the cheek
Say that you were mine
Thank you for the smile
Did I ever
Knock upon your door
And try to get inside

If I never did it
I was only waiting
For a better moment
That didn’t come
There never could be
A better moment
Than this one, this one

This swan is gliding
Above the ocean
A god is riding
Upon his back
How calm the water
And bright the rainbow
Fade this one to black

What opportunities did we allow to flow by
Feeling like the timing wasn’t quite right
What kind of magic might have worked if we had stayed calm
Couldn’t I have given you a better life?

Did you ever
Take me in your arm
Look me in the eye
And tell me that you do
Did I ever
Open up my heart
Let you look inside

If I never did it
I was only waiting
For a better moment
That didn’t come
There never could be
A better moment
Than this one, this one

This swan is gliding
Above the ocean
A god is riding
Upon his back
How calm the water
And bright the rainbow
Fade this swan to black

Swan is gliding
A god is riding
Calm the water
Bright the rainbow

Don’t Be Careless Love (2017 Remaster)

Burn the midnight lamp
Down until the dawn
I’ll keep watch
Until I’m sure you’re coming home

Shadows play
And flicker on the bedroom wall
They turn into a bad dream overnight
Something could be terribly wrong
Don’t be careless love
Don’t be careless love
Don’t be, don’t be careless

In my dream you’re running nowhere
Every step you’ve taken turns to glue
Walking down a spiral staircase
Falling through, falling through
Don’t be careless love
Be careless love

The lamp burns down and out
I’m getting pretty tired of this
I feel so bad
Something might be going amiss

I won’t be there
So look out for yourself
Getting in deep
Whatever you do
Don’t let me go back to sleep
Don’t be careless love
Don’t be careless love
Don’t be, don’t be careless

Saw your face in the morning paper
Saw your body rolled up in a rug
Chopped up into little pieces
By some thug
Don’t be careless love
Be careless love

But in the morning light
When I wake up again
You’re by my side
And that’s the way it’s always been

But in the dark
Your mind plays funny tricks on you
Your mind plays funny tricks on you
Your mind plays funny tricks on you
Don’t be careless love

That Day Is Done (2017 Remaster)

I feel such sorrow
I feel such shame
I know I won’t arrive on time
Before whatever out there is gone
What can I do?
That day is done

It’s just a promise that I made
I said I’d walk in her parade
Hot scalding tears I thought would flow
Still in my heart they’ll never show

That day is done
That day is done
You know where I’ve gone
I won’t be coming back
That day is done

Well I recall the time and place
When they announced her precious face
I thought at once my heart would burst
Still every time is like the first

There was applause
When she stepped up
I wished that I could interrupt
I made no sign, I made no sound
I know I must stay underground

That day is done
That day is done
You know where I’ve gone
I won’t be coming back
That day is done

That’s why she walks, or so they say
She always knew just what I needed
Now if she would just look my way
One time – before they proceed

She sprinkles flowers in the dirt
That’s when a thrill becomes a hurt
I know I’ll never see her face
She walks away from my resting place

That day is done
That day is done
You know where I’ve gone
I won’t be coming back
That day is done

Well you know where I’ve gone
I won’t be coming back
That day is done

How Many People (2017 Remaster)

How many people
Stand in a line
How many people
Never get a chance to shine
If you can tell me
I’ll gladly listen
How many people have died?

One too many, right now, for me
I want to be happy
I want to be free
One too many, right now, for me
I want to see ordinary people living peacefully

How many people
Go for a ride
How many people
Never make it through to the other side
If you can tell me
I’ll gladly listen
How many people have cried?

One too many, right now, for me
I want to be happy
I want to be free
One too many, right now, for me
I want to see ordinary people living peacefully

How many people
Will it take
How many people
For goodness sake

How many people
How many people
One too many
One too many right now
[Repeat to fade]

LISTED ON ARTWORK: [Dedicated to the memory of Chico Mendes, Brazilian Rain Forest Campaigner]

Motor Of Love (2017 Remaster)

I can’t get over your love
No matter how hard life seems
There’s a light in my dreams
Thanks to you

My friends keep asking me why
There’s such a smile on my face
There’s a home at my place
Thanks to you

I don’t want anything from you
Turn on your motor of love

Motor of love
Motor of love
Heavenly father look down from above
I can’t get over your powerful motor of love

I can’t get over your love
No matter how lost I feel
I know my love is real
Thanks to you

You simply reached out your hand
And touched me deep in my soul
I came in out of the cold
Thanks to you

I won’t steal anything from you
You give me more than enough

Motor of love
Motor of love
Heavenly father look down from above
I can’t get over your powerful motor of love

There was a time
When I was down and counted out
Well I remember I felt so bad
I nearly threw away
Nearly threw away the keys

Motor of love
Motor of love
Heavenly father look down from above
Motor of love
Motor of love
Heavenly father look down from above
I can’t get over your powerful motor of love

Powerful motor
Strong as an ocean
Constantly turning
Over and over

Powerful motor
Strong as an ocean
Constantly turning
Over and over
Over and over

Où Est Le Soleil? (2017 Remaster)

Où est le soleil?
Où est le soleil?
Dans la tête
Dans la tête

Où est le soleil?
Dans la tête
Travaillez

Où est le soleil?
Dans la tête

[Repeat]

DISC 2

The Lovers That Never Were (Original Demo)

Tommy’s Coming Home (Original Demo)

Twenty Fine Fingers (Original Demo)

So Like Candy (Original Demo)

You Want Her Too (Original Demo)

That Day Is Done (Original Demo)

Don’t Be Careless Love (Original Demo)

My Brave Face (Original Demo)

Playboy To A Man (Original Demo)

2LP

DISC 1 - Side A

My Brave Face (2017 Remaster)

My brave, my brave, my brave face

I’ve been living in style
Unaccustomed as I am
To the luxury life
I’ve been hitting the town
And it didn’t hit back

I’ve been doing the rounds
Unaccustomed as I am
To the time on my hands
Now I don’t have to tell anybody
When I’m going to get back

Ever since you went away
I’ve had this sentimental inclination
Not to change a single thing
As I pull the sheet back on the bed
I want to go bury my head
In your pillow

Now that I’m alone again
I can’t stop breaking down again
The simplest things set me off again
Take me to that place
Where I can’t find my brave face
Where I can’t find my brave face
My brave, my brave, my brave face

My brave face

I’ve been living a lie
Unaccustomed as I am
To the work of a housewife
I’ve been breaking up dirty dishes
And been throwing them away

Ever since you left I have
Been trying to compose a
‘Baby will you please come home’ note meant for you
As I clean away another
Untouched TV dinner
From the table I laid for two

Now that I’m alone again
I can’t stop breaking down again
The simplest things set me off again
Take me to that place
Where I can’t find my brave face
Where I can’t find my brave face
My brave, my brave, my brave face

My brave face

Rough Ride (2017 Remaster)

I needed loving
I needed a friend
I needed something
That would be there
In the end

Of a rough ride to heaven
Want to get inside
What will I do?
On a rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
To be with you

I knew you’d help me
I knew you could
You knew I didn’t want to be
Misunderstood

On a rough ride to heaven
Want to be inside
What will I do?
On a rough ride to heaven
I want to be inside
To be with you

I’m not asking for an easy passage
So I hope you understand
I’m not after any special treatment
But I wouldn’t mind a hand

On a rough ride
On a rough ride
Rough ride
On a rough ride
Rough ride to heaven
If I want to get inside
What will I do?
What will I do?
What will I do?
On a rough ride

A rough ride
A rough ride
A rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
What will I do?
On a rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
To be with you
A rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
Want to be with you
Rough ride to heaven
I want to be inside
To be with you
On a rough ride to heaven
I want to get inside
To be with you

You Want Her Too (2017 Remaster)

She makes me go so wrong
(Yeah you kept me awake, you know you did)
I’ve loved her oh so long
(So why don’t you come right out and say it, stupid?)

She makes me do things I don’t want to do
I don’t know why I should be telling you
I know that you want her too

My intentions are quite sincere
(That’s not what you said the other night)
And all you can do is sneer
(So go ahead and kid yourself you’re right)

She makes me do things I don’t want to do
I don’t know why I should be telling you
I know that you want her too

I’ve got a better chance than you do
I know that you want her too
You’re such a hopeless romantic
She told me you’re so predictable and nice
She only did you a favour once or twice
(Once or) once or twice

She makes me go so wrong
(So why don’t you lie back and enjoy it?)
My conscience is clear and strong
(Yes she says I’m just the boy for it)

She makes me do things I don’t want to do
I don’t know why I should be telling you
I know that you want her too
I know that you want her too
I know that you want her too

Distractions (2017 Remaster)

What is this thing in life
That persuades me to spend
Time away from you?
If you can answer this
You can have the moon

This is the place to be
Any way you can see
There’s a lovely view
Why are there always
So many other things to do?

Distractions
Like butterflies are buzzing
Round my head
When I’m alone
I think of you
And the life we’d lead if we could only be free
From these distractions

The postman’s at the door
While the telephone rings
On the kitchen wall
Pretend we’re not at home
And they’ll disappear

I want to be with you
Tell me what I can do
Nothing is too small
Away from all this jazz
We could do anything at all

Distractions
Like butterflies are buzzing
Round my head
When I’m alone
I think of you
And the things we’d do if we could only be through
With these distractions

I’ll find a peaceful place
Far away from the noise
Of a busy day
Where we can spend our nights
Counting shooting stars

Distractions
Like butterflies are buzzing
Round my head
When I’m alone
I think of you
And the things we’d do if we could only be through
With these distractions
Like butterflies they’re buzzing
Round my head
When I’m alone
I think of you
And the life we’d lead if we could only be free
From these distractions

We Got Married (2017 Remaster)

Going fast
Coming soon
We made love in the afternoon
Found a flat
After that
We got married

Working hard
For the dream
Scoring goals for the other team
Times were bad
We were glad
We got married

Like the way you open up your hearts to each other
When you find a meeting of the minds
It’s just as well love was all we ever wanted
It was all we ever had

Further on
In the game
Waiting up ‘til the children came
Place your bets
No regrets
We got married
We got married
We got married

Nowadays
Every night
Flashes by at the speed of light
Living life
Loving wife
We got married

I love the things that happen when we start to discover
Who we are and what we’re living for
Just because love was all we ever wanted
It was all we ever had

It’s not just a loving machine
It doesn’t work out
If you don’t work at it
[Repeat to fade]

Put It There (2017 Remaster)

Give me your hand, I’d like to shake it
I want to show you I’m your friend
You’ll understand if I can make it clear
It’s all that matters in the end

Put it there if it weighs a ton
That’s what a father said to his young son
I don’t care if it weighs a ton
As long as you and I are here, put it there
Long as you and I are here, put it there

If there’s a fight, I’d like to fix it
I hate to see things go so wrong
The darkest night and all its mixed emotions
Is getting lighter, sing along

Put it there if it weighs a ton
That’s what a father said to his young son
I don’t care if it weighs a ton
As long as you and I are here, put it there
Long as you and I are here, put it there

DISC 1 - Side B

Figure Of Eight (2017 Remaster)

Well, you’ve got me dancing in a figure of eight
Don’t know if I’m coming or going, I’m early or late
Round and round the ring I go
I want to know, I want to know

Why can’t we travel a continuous line?
Make love a reliable covenant, all the time
Up and down the hills I go
I gotta know, I gotta know

Is it better to love one another
Than to go for a walk in the dark
Is it better to love than give in to hate
Yes, we’d better take good care of each other
Avoid slipping back
Off the straight and narrow
It’s better by far than getting stuck
In a figure of eight

Well, figure it out for yourself little girl
It don’t go nowhere at all
It’s nothing more than a tape loop
In a big dance hall

You got me running in a figure of eight
Don’t know if I’m coming or going, early or late
Round and round I go
I want to know, I want to know

Is it better to love one another
Than to go for a walk in the dark
Is it better to love than to give in to hate
Yes, we’d better take good care of one another
Than avoid tipping back
Off the straight and narrow
It’s better by far than getting stuck
In a figure of eight

This One (2017 Remaster)

Did I ever
Take you in my arms
Look you in the eye
Tell you that I do
Did I ever
Open up my heart
And let you look inside

If I never did it
I was only waiting
For a better moment
That didn’t come
There never could be
A better moment
Than this one, this one

This swan is gliding
Above the ocean
A god is riding
Upon his back
How calm the water
And bright the rainbow
Fade this one to black

Did I ever
Touch you on the cheek
Say that you were mine
Thank you for the smile
Did I ever
Knock upon your door
And try to get inside

If I never did it
I was only waiting
For a better moment
That didn’t come
There never could be
A better moment
Than this one, this one

This swan is gliding
Above the ocean
A god is riding
Upon his back
How calm the water
And bright the rainbow
Fade this one to black

What opportunities did we allow to flow by
Feeling like the timing wasn’t quite right
What kind of magic might have worked if we had stayed calm
Couldn’t I have given you a better life?

Did you ever
Take me in your arm
Look me in the eye
And tell me that you do
Did I ever
Open up my heart
Let you look inside

If I never did it
I was only waiting
For a better moment
That didn’t come
There never could be
A better moment
Than this one, this one

This swan is gliding
Above the ocean
A god is riding
Upon his back
How calm the water
And bright the rainbow
Fade this swan to black

Swan is gliding
A god is riding
Calm the water
Bright the rainbow

Don’t Be Careless Love (2017 Remaster)

Burn the midnight lamp
Down until the dawn
I’ll keep watch
Until I’m sure you’re coming home

Shadows play
And flicker on the bedroom wall
They turn into a bad dream overnight
Something could be terribly wrong
Don’t be careless love
Don’t be careless love
Don’t be, don’t be careless

In my dream you’re running nowhere
Every step you’ve taken turns to glue
Walking down a spiral staircase
Falling through, falling through
Don’t be careless love
Be careless love

The lamp burns down and out
I’m getting pretty tired of this
I feel so bad
Something might be going amiss

I won’t be there
So look out for yourself
Getting in deep
Whatever you do
Don’t let me go back to sleep
Don’t be careless love
Don’t be careless love
Don’t be, don’t be careless

Saw your face in the morning paper
Saw your body rolled up in a rug
Chopped up into little pieces
By some thug
Don’t be careless love
Be careless love

But in the morning light
When I wake up again
You’re by my side
And that’s the way it’s always been

But in the dark
Your mind plays funny tricks on you
Your mind plays funny tricks on you
Your mind plays funny tricks on you
Don’t be careless love

That Day Is Done (2017 Remaster)

I feel such sorrow
I feel such shame
I know I won’t arrive on time
Before whatever out there is gone
What can I do?
That day is done

It’s just a promise that I made
I said I’d walk in her parade
Hot scalding tears I thought would flow
Still in my heart they’ll never show

That day is done
That day is done
You know where I’ve gone
I won’t be coming back
That day is done

Well I recall the time and place
When they announced her precious face
I thought at once my heart would burst
Still every time is like the first

There was applause
When she stepped up
I wished that I could interrupt
I made no sign, I made no sound
I know I must stay underground

That day is done
That day is done
You know where I’ve gone
I won’t be coming back
That day is done

That’s why she walks, or so they say
She always knew just what I needed
Now if she would just look my way
One time – before they proceed

She sprinkles flowers in the dirt
That’s when a thrill becomes a hurt
I know I’ll never see her face
She walks away from my resting place

That day is done
That day is done
You know where I’ve gone
I won’t be coming back
That day is done

Well you know where I’ve gone
I won’t be coming back
That day is done

How Many People (2017 Remaster)

How many people
Stand in a line
How many people
Never get a chance to shine
If you can tell me
I’ll gladly listen
How many people have died?

One too many, right now, for me
I want to be happy
I want to be free
One too many, right now, for me
I want to see ordinary people living peacefully

How many people
Go for a ride
How many people
Never make it through to the other side
If you can tell me
I’ll gladly listen
How many people have cried?

One too many, right now, for me
I want to be happy
I want to be free
One too many, right now, for me
I want to see ordinary people living peacefully

How many people
Will it take
How many people
For goodness sake

How many people
How many people
One too many
One too many right now
[Repeat to fade]

LISTED ON ARTWORK: [Dedicated to the memory of Chico Mendes, Brazilian Rain Forest Campaigner]

Motor Of Love (2017 Remaster)

I can’t get over your love
No matter how hard life seems
There’s a light in my dreams
Thanks to you

My friends keep asking me why
There’s such a smile on my face
There’s a home at my place
Thanks to you

I don’t want anything from you
Turn on your motor of love

Motor of love
Motor of love
Heavenly father look down from above
I can’t get over your powerful motor of love

I can’t get over your love
No matter how lost I feel
I know my love is real
Thanks to you

You simply reached out your hand
And touched me deep in my soul
I came in out of the cold
Thanks to you

I won’t steal anything from you
You give me more than enough

Motor of love
Motor of love
Heavenly father look down from above
I can’t get over your powerful motor of love

There was a time
When I was down and counted out
Well I remember I felt so bad
I nearly threw away
Nearly threw away the keys

Motor of love
Motor of love
Heavenly father look down from above
Motor of love
Motor of love
Heavenly father look down from above
I can’t get over your powerful motor of love

Powerful motor
Strong as an ocean
Constantly turning
Over and over

Powerful motor
Strong as an ocean
Constantly turning
Over and over
Over and over

Où Est Le Soleil? (2017 Remaster)

Où est le soleil?
Où est le soleil?
Dans la tête
Dans la tête

Où est le soleil?
Dans la tête
Travaillez

Où est le soleil?
Dans la tête

[Repeat]

DISC 2 - Side A

The Lovers That Never Were (Original Demo)

Tommy’s Coming Home (Original Demo)

Twenty Fine Fingers (Original Demo)

So Like Candy (Original Demo)

DISC 2 - Side B

You Want Her Too (Original Demo)

That Day Is Done (Original Demo)

Don’t Be Careless Love (Original Demo)

My Brave Face (Original Demo)

Playboy To A Man (Original Demo)

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The long awaited 10th release in the multiple-Grammy Award-winning Paul McCartney Archive Collection has been confirmed: On March 24, 2017, Paul’s 1989 international #1 album, Flowers In The Dirt, will be the latest classic solo work from one of the world’s most revered catalogues to get the special treatment across a multi-format reissue released by MPL/Capitol/UMe. The Paul McCartney Archive Collection release of Flowers In The Dirt was, as always, personally supervised by Paul himself.

One of the most critically acclaimed albums of the eighties, nominated for both BRIT and Grammy Awards, Flowers In The Dirt saw Paul team up with Elvis Costello to co-write a third of the album ('My Brave Face', 'You Want Her Too', 'Don’t Be Careless Love' and 'That Day is Done') as well as boasting production credits from producers such as Mitchell Froom, Trevor Horn, David Foster, Steve Lipson, Elvis Costello and Paul himself. Pink Floyd guitar legend David Gilmour makes an appearance on 'We Got Married' and George Martin’s string arrangement on 'Put It There' is amongst the many album highlights.

The Flowers In The Dirt Deluxe Edition Box Set will undoubtedly be yet another crown jewel in the collection of any Paul McCartney fan. In addition to its wealth of audio and video content, exclusive features of the Deluxe Edition include a 32-page notebook of Paul’s handwritten lyrics and notes, a catalogue for Linda McCartney’s 1989 Flowers In The Dirt photo exhibition, a 64 page photobook featuring the music videos for 'This One', and a stunning, custom-created 112-page book telling the complete story of the album through exclusive in-depth interviews with Paul, Elvis Costello and other key contributors. Along with expanded track-by-track information, the book contains album and single artwork as well as previously unpublished photographs by Linda McCartney.

Sessions for Flowers In The Dirt began in 1987 and the majority of the album was recorded at Paul’s Hog Hill Mill studio in East Sussex. During the sessions Costello convinced Paul to dig out his iconic Höfner bass for the first time in years — a suggestion McCartney recalls as, "unusual because I had sort of parked it. I had thought I had outgrown it. I started playing it again and never really looked back. It’s great that Elvis encouraged me to take it out.” In preparation for his first major world tour in years Paul was looking to capture songs he could take on the road with him. Paul told his band that he wouldn’t go out on tour unless he really liked the album. Looking back Paul recalls, “You’re always thinking, ‘Let’s get some new songs and take them on tour’ and you hope your new songs are going to work. Something like ‘My Brave Face’ would be a song that nobody knew at the start at the beginning of the tour and then everybody knew it at the end and it was the high spot of the whole tour.”

The original 13-track album was remastered for all the new configurations at Abbey Road Studios. The Deluxe Edition contains 18 bonus audio tracks across two discs, featuring previously unreleased demos, written and performed by Paul with Elvis Costello. Speaking about these tracks Paul said: “The demos are red hot off the skillet and that’s why we wanted to include them on this boxed set. What’s great about these songs is that they’ve just been written. So there’s nothing more hot off the skillet as I say. So that was the kind of great instant thing about them. I hadn’t listened to them in ages but when I did I knew we had to put them out. We made a little tape of them and sent them to Elvis, who loved them too. We said we should put out an EP or something and now the moment’s finally arrived.”

The Deluxe Edition also includes, as digital downloads only, three unheard cassette demos, 'I Don’t Want To Confess', 'Shallow Grave' and 'Mistress And Maid' as well as a collection of original B-sides, remixes and single edits.

The DVD that comes with the Deluxe Edition includes all the music videos from the album, three new short films with unseen archive material that show some of the creation process of the album and the documentary 'Put It There' originally released on VHS in 1989 – a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Flowers In The Dirt as well as featuring live performances from his 1989 World Tour.

The 2 CD Special Edition includes the remastered version of the album on the first disc. The second disc includes Paul and Elvis’s previously unreleased original demos.

The 2 LP Edition also comes with a digital download version. The first LP includes the remastered album but in keeping with the original vinyl release doesn’t include 'Où Est Le Soleil?' (this track will be available with the accompanying digital download). The second LP includes Paul and Elvis’s previously unreleased original demos.

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