McCartney III (2020)

Produced by Paul McCartney

In 1970 after The Beatles broke up, Paul recorded what was a real homemade album where he played all instruments. It was an album where Paul just played without the idea of making a proper album in a sense. Then in 1980 after Wings ended Paul released McCartney II, where Paul again made an album of songs that felt like a guy having fun in the studio. That is the feeling behind the McCartney titled albums. So 40 years later McCartney III is released.

Made during Lockdown, Paul decided to finish some songs he had and record the album at his home. I have to say this is a better album than his last released Egypt Station. I also expected an album full of weird tracks more like McCartney II, but what I heard were cool songs and some with nice melodies. It does have the feeling of being an album where Paul is just relaxed making tracks.

The album begins with Long-tailed winter bird a cool track. I liked the rhythm of the song the lyrics were repetitive but I feel that that one was more of a jam and it sounded great. The second one was a real pop song and I loved it, Find my way is a typical Paul song with a nice melody and good lyrics. Lavatory Lil felt like Temporary Secretary not in the sound but the theme of the song. The deep deep feeling is an 8-minute long song with good lyrics and great music, it does not get boring. The kiss of Venus is a beautiful acoustic track. Seize the day has a beautiful message. In summary, is a great album.

I consider this album one of his best albums. I think is an album that fans will like. It has the good songs we come to expect from Paul. A little of everything and the sound of the album is great. I still like McCartney better, but this one I liked more than McCartney II.

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