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Hear Paul McCartney’s Unreleased ‘Twenty Fine Fingers’ Demo – Rolling Stone

Hear Paul McCartney’s Unreleased ‘Twenty Fine Fingers’ Demo – Rolling Stone

February 01
11:58 2017

Ahead of Paul McCartney’s Flowers in the Dirt reissue, the rollicking “Twenty Fine Fingers,” an unreleased demo featuring McCartney singing alongside Elvis Costello, has been unveiled.RelatedPaul McCartney Preps Huge Reissue With Rare Elvis Costello Demos’Flowers In the Dirt’ reissue includes multiple discs, unreleased original material”Twenty Fine Fingers,” often bootlegged but never officially released, is presented twice on the Flowers in the Dirt reissue. The version above is the “original” take on the track, while the song’s 1988 demo is also included among a batch of 18 demo recordings featuring Costello unearthed for the reissue.The massive Flowers in the Dirt deluxe box set, featuring three discs, a DVD and a 112-page hardcover book, is due out March 24th. The reissue will also be available in other formats.McCartney recruited Costello to collaborate on the 1989 album, with Costello’s co-written “My Brave Face,” “Don’t Be Careless Love,” “That Day Is Done” and “You Want Her Too” making the cut. Other demoed tracks like “The Lovers That Never Were,” “So Like Candy” and “Playboy to a Man” ended up on other albums by both artists, while “Twenty Fine Fingers” and “Tommy’s Coming Home” remained unreleased.

Source: Hear Paul McCartney’s Unreleased ‘Twenty Fine Fingers’ Demo – Rolling Stone

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Martin Nethercutt

Martin Nethercutt

Martin A Nethercutt is a writer, singer, producer and loves music. Creative Director at McCartney Studios Editor-in-Chief at McCartney Times Creator-in-Chief at Geist Musik President (title) at McCartney Multimedia, Inc. Went to Albert-Schweitzer-Schule Kassel Lives in Playa del Rey From Kassel, Germany Married to Ruth McCartney

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