Give My Regards To Broad Street

Paul McCartney
 
Broad Street - Front cover Broad Street - Rear Cover
Give My Regards To Broad Street - Front Cover Give My Regards To Broad Street - Rear Cover
(Note: When opening the gatefold out to see front and back together, you do NOT see the picture as above !)
Broad Street - Gatefold Inner
Give My Regards To Broad Street - Gatefold Inner
Broad Street - Inner Sleeve Front Broad Street - Inner Sleeve Rear
Give My Regards To Broad Street - Inner Sleeve Front Give My Regards To Broad Street - Inner Sleeve Rear
Label Parlophone
Catalogue No. PCTC 2
Release date 22nd October 1984
Total time 43:54
U.K. Album Chart Detail :
Entry Date :3rd November 1984
Highest Position :1 ... for 1 week from 3rd November 1984.
Weeks in Chart :21
Detail : Paul's fifteenth solo album release, and first to include original soundtrack music to his own screenplay.
AND the first McCartney album to be issued simultaneously on L.P., cassette AND C.D.
AND the first to be mixed digitally.

It was only whilst doing this research that I read the small print on the album and realised that the vinyl version has shortened versions of most tracks. It says :
"This record is longer than usual but due to the available playing time on a vinyl disc some editing of the soundtrack has been necessary in order to retain full volume and dynamic range.
Even longer versions exist on cassette and compact disc."

... and indeed, if you look at the C.D. listing below the vinyl, you will see as well as extra tracks, most tracks have longer running times too.

Starting on 5th November 1982 with a planned budget of 1,500,000 Paul began recording songs and filming for his movie project, "Give My Regards To Broad Street". Filming is completed by 8th May 1983, with some post-production work taking the final completion date to 26th July 1983. During this entire period Paul records all the tracks seen on the soundtrack album, some of which are re-workings of Beatle songs and his own solo works.
It was also reported that amongst the re-worked songs Paul also did new versions of, "Hey Jude", "Fool On The Hill" and "Band On The Run".

London Weekend Television also film a special for The South Bank Show presented by Melvyn Bragg entitled, "The Making of Give My Regards To Broad Street" which is only ever shown once on 14th October 1984 (I taped it, of course).

Produced by George Martin.
Arranged by McCartney and Martin.
Engineered by Geoff Emerick, assisted by Jon Jacobs, John Kelly and Stuart Breed.

The sleeve design which incorporates many stills from the film, was by John Pasche, Annie Carlton and Sandra Leamon.
The cover, and inner sleeve photographs were by Terry O'Neill.
Other sleeve photos by David Dagley.


Side 1

Track Composer Recording Information Time
No More Lonely Nights (Ballad) McCartney New song for "Broad Street"
Paul : Piano and vocals
Linda : Backing vocal
Herbie Flowers : Bass
Stuart Elliot : Drums
Dave Gilmour : Guitar
Eric Stewart : Backing vocal
Ann Dudley : Synthesizer
4:50
Good Day Sunshine Lennon-McCartney Paul's remake of the song originally from Revolver
Paul : Vocals, plus all instruments except Piano
George Martin : Piano
1:43
Corridor Music McCartney New incidental music for the film,
actually the guitar riff from "Mumbo" off of Wild Life
0:17
Yesterday Lennon-McCartney Paul's remake of the song originally from Help !
Paul : Acoustic guitar and vocals
Ringo : Drums
Philip Jones : Brass Ensemble
1:43
Here, There and Everywhere Lennon-McCartney Paul's remake of the song originally from Revolver
Paul : Acoustic guitar and vocals
Ringo : Drums
Philip Jones : Brass Ensemble
1:44
Wanderlust McCartney Paul's remake of the song originally from Tug Of War
Paul : Acoustic guitar and vocals
Ringo : Drums
Philip Jones : Brass Ensemble
2:48
Ballroom Dancing McCartney Paul's remake of the song originally from Tug Of War
Paul : Piano and vocals
Linda : Piano and Backing vocal
John Paul Jones : Bass
Ringo : Drums
Dave Edmunds : Guitar
Chris Spedding ; Guitar
4:36
Silly Love Songs McCartney Paul's remake of the song originally from Speed Of Sound
Paul : Electric Harpsichord and vocals
Linda : Keyboards and vocals
Louis Johnson : Bass
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Steve Lukather : Guitar and vocal
4:29

Side 2

Track Composer Recording Information Time
Silly Love Songs (Reprise) McCartney Extra reprise made for the film. 0:36
Not Such A Bad Boy McCartney New song for "Broad Street".
Paul : Bass and vocals
Linda : Keyboards and vocals
Ringo : Drums
Dave Edmunds : Guitar
Chris Spedding : Guitar
Jody Linscott : Percussion
3:19
No Values McCartney New issue on "Broad Street" but,
Originally written and rehearsed with Wings in the late 70's.
Paul : Bass and vocals
Linda : Keyboards and vocals
Ringo : Drums
Dave Edmunds : Guitar
Chris Spedding : Guitar
Jody Linscott : Percussion
4:06
No More Lonely Nights (Ballad reprise) McCartney New song for "Broad Street" 0:13
For No-one Lennon-McCartney Paul's remake of the song originally from Revolver
Paul : Acoustic guitar and vocals
Gabrielli String Quartet
Jeff Bryant : French Horn
1:56
Eleanor Rigby Lennon-McCartney Paul's remake of the song originally from Revolver
Paul : Acoustic guitar and vocals
Gabrielli String Quartet
Jeff Bryant : French Horn
2:07
Eleanor's Dream McCartney New orchestral instrumental music for "Broad Street", much longer (4:59) on C.D. 1:01
Long And Winding Road Lennon-McCartney Paul's remake of the song originally from Let It Be
Paul : Piano and vocals
Dick Morrisey : Sax
Herbie Flowers : Bass
Dave Mattacks : Drums
Trevor Barstow : Keyboards
3:47
No More Lonely Nights (Playout version) McCartney New song for "Broad Street"
Paul : Vocals, plus all instruments
Linda : Vocals
Eric Stewart : Vocals
4:17


Further Issues of "Give My Regards To Broad Street"

There is also a cassette version released on the initial release date, TCPCTC 2,
the L.P. is also listed with a number of EL 2602781 which is the ONLY number to appear on the vinyl and the disc label, and the cassette has a catalogue number of EL 2602780.
PLUS, the C.D. issue, which is more interesting as this contains not only bonus tracks, but also l-o-n-g-e-r versions of others. It has an international style catalugue number of CDP 7 46043 2, a running time of 61:13 ....
I will list it in full here, because of the track timings changes :
No. Track Time
1 No More Lonely Nights (Ballad) 5:14
2 Good Day Sunshine/Corridor Music 2:33
3 Yesterday 1:42
4 Here, There and Everywhere 1:43
5 Wanderlust 4:06
6 Ballroom Dancing 4:50
7 Silly Love Songs/Reprise 5:27
8 Not Such A Bad Boy 3:28
9 So Bad 3:24
10 No Values/No More Lonely Nights 4:12
11 For No-one 2:12
12 Eleanor Rigby/Eleanor's Dream 9:11
13 Long And Winding Road 3:56
14 No More Lonely Nights (Playout version) 5:03
15 Goodnight Princess 3:57
The Extra tracks :
"So Bad" was originally on Pipes Of Peace, but this is a remade new version.
"Goodnight Princess" is an instrumental track with a spoken-word introduction by Paul.

11th March 1991, the album is re-released with catalohue number ATAK 165, with a cassette TCATAK 165 and C.D. CZ 395, once again no bonus tracks.

June 1993, a "Re-master" re-issue C.D. has catalogue number CDPMCOL 14 (+ TCPMCOL 14),
(international number CDP 7 89268 2),
Remastered (alledgedly) with a running time of 73:54, it has two bonus tracks :
No. Track Time
16 No More Lonely Nights (Extended Version) 8:10
17 No More Lonely Nights (Special Dance Mix) 4:21



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