This Never Happened Before

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"This Never Happened Before"
Promo CD single
Single by Paul McCartney
from the album
Chaos and Creation in the Backyard
B-side"This Never Happened Before" (album version)
FormatPromo CD
RecordedRAK Studios, London, November 2003
Length3:26 (album version)
3:13 (radio edit)
LabelCapitol Records
Songwriter(s)Paul McCartney
Producer(s)Nigel Godrich
Paul McCartney singles chronology
"Really Love You"
"This Never Happened Before"
"Dance Tonight"
Chaos and Creation in the Backyard track listing
13 tracks
  1. "Fine Line"
  2. "How Kind of You"
  3. "Jenny Wren"
  4. "At the Mercy"
  5. "Friends to Go"
  6. "English Tea"
  7. "Too Much Rain"
  8. "A Certain Softness"
  9. "Riding to Vanity Fair"
  10. "Follow Me"
  11. "Promise to You Girl"
  12. "This Never Happened Before"
  13. "Anyway"

"This Never Happened Before" is a song from Paul McCartney's 2005 album Chaos and Creation in the Backyard. It was released to radio stations in the United States in 2006, peaking at #27 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart (see 2006 in music).[1] It was included in the soundtrack of the movie The Lake House (2006).

Track listing[edit]

  • Promo CD DPRO-49684-2
  1. "This Never Happened Before" (edit 2) - 3:13
  2. "This Never Happened Before" (album version) - 3:23


Per booklet.[2]

  • Paul McCartney – vocals, Yamaha grand piano, Höfner bass guitar, Epiphone Casino electric guitar, Ludwig drums
  • Millennia Ensemble – strings, brass
  • Joby Talbot – conducting, arrangement


  1. ^ "Paul McCartney Charts and Awards". allmusic. Retrieved 2011-10-14.
  2. ^ Chaos and Creation in the Backyard (Booklet). Paul McCartney. Parlophone, EMI. 2005. 00946 337958 2 2, 337 9582.CS1 maint: others (link)

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