Get Enough (Paul McCartney song)

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"Get Enough"
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Single by Paul McCartney
Released1 January 2019 (streaming)[1]
10 & 17 May 2019 (CD)[2][3]
Format
GenrePop
Length2:58
LabelCapitol
Songwriter(s)Paul McCartney, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton
Producer(s)Tedder, McCartney, Skelton
Paul McCartney singles chronology
"Who Cares"
(2018)
"Get Enough"
(2019)

"Get Enough" is a song by English musician Paul McCartney, released as a (surprise) single on 1 January 2019.

Release[edit]

"Get Enough" was a surprise release with no promotion from McCartney or his label prior to its release. The song is a non-album track and does not feature on his Egypt Station studio album standard (or Target) version[1] but will feature on CD (only) on the "Traveller's Edition" and "Explorer's Edition" box sets version of the album (a strictly limited Deluxe edition of 3,000 copies released on 10 May 2019 for the former version and a widespread edition to be released on 17 May 2019 for the latter version).[2][3] The release of the song marked 2019 as the 59th consecutive year (since 1961) either The Beatles, or a member of that group, has released a single or an album during the calendar year. The song reached number 21 on the Brazilian iTunes chart. [4]

Composition[edit]

"Get Enough" is a piano ballad that features heavy use of Auto-Tune to alter McCartney's voice. [1] McCartney was originally concerned about the possible backlash of using Auto-Tune, but decided to use it based on The Beatles' willingness to embrace new production techniques.[5]

The song was co-written and produced with McCartney by Ryan Tedder and Zach Skelton[6] and was one of three songs McCartney produced with Tedder during the recording of his album Egypt Station including "Fuh You" and "Nothing for Free".

Track listing[edit]

  • Streaming single / CD box set edition
  1. "Get Enough"   – 2:58

Personnel[edit]

  • Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar, piano, acoustic guitar, harpsichord, synthesizer, synth-bass and drums
  • Ryan Tedder – programming, background vocals
  • Zach Skelton – editing and programming 9[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Sinclair, Paul (1 January 2019). "Paul McCartney debuts new song 'Get Enough' for New Year". Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b McCartney, Paul (14 February 2019). "paulmccartney.com / 'Egypt Station - Traveller's Edition' New Box Set". Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  3. ^ a b McCartney, Paul (24 April 2019). "paulmccartney.com / Paul Announces 'Egypt Station - Explorer's Edition' - Arriving May 17th!". Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Brazilian iTunes chart".
  5. ^ Heath, Chris (11 September 2018). "The Untold Stories of Paul McCartney". Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  6. ^ Yoo, Noah (2 January 2019). "Paul McCartney Uses Auto-Tune on New Song "Get Enough": Listen". Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  7. ^ Reed, Ryan (2 January 2019). "Hear Paul McCartney's Wild, Auto-Tuned New Song 'Get Enough'". Retrieved 2 January 2019.