Paul McCartney ‎– Press To Play

Parlophone ‎– 062 24 0598 1, MPL (2) ‎– 062 24 0598 1
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On back cover: "George Hurrell took the Cover Photograph with the same box camera he used in Hollywood in the thirties". "The images in the centre spread are stereo drawings made by Paul during mixing, to pin-point the position of sounds in the stereo picture".

Mastered with DMM (Direct Metal)

Lyrics on printed inner sheet.

Track durations taken from the cover. The labels have different durations.

Cover and labels are identical with Paul McCartney - Press To Play with the same cat.#, but they feature different mixes of the song "Press". The difference is in the matrix/runout codes: This version has "2405981-B1", the other version has "2405981-B2".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 099924 059817
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A - Stamped): 2405981-A1
  • Rights Society: SACEM
  • Label Code: LC0299
  • Other (Distribution Code France): PM 264 24 0598 1
  • Barcode: 5099924059817

Other Versions (5 of 56) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
062 24 0598 1 Paul McCartney Press To Play(LP, Album, Gat) Parlophone, MPL (2) 062 24 0598 1 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
64 2405984 Paul McCartney Press To Play(Cass) Parlophone 64 2405984 Italy 1986 Sell This Version
2405981 Paul McCartney Press To Play(LP, Album, Gat) Parlophone 2405981 Portugal 1986 Sell This Version
LSPAR 11160, PCSD 103 Paul McCartney Press To Play(LP, Album, Gat) Jugoton, MPL (2) LSPAR 11160, PCSD 103 Yugoslavia 1986 Sell This Version
4JAS-12475, 4JAS 12475 Paul McCartney Press To Play(Cass, Album, Dol) Capitol Records, MPL (2) 4JAS-12475, 4JAS 12475 US 1986 Sell This Version