Paul McCartney ‎– Tug Of War

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Recording sessions for this album started in summer 1980 at Finston Manor in Tenteron (28 June) and Super Bear Studios in Berre.les-Alpes (16 July) and continued at Finston Manor in Tenteron (from 2 to 25 October 1980), AIR Studios in London (from 27 October to 3 November and on 8 and 9 December 1980), AIR Studios in Montserrat (from 2 February to 3 March 1981) and Rude Studios in Campbeltown (from August to December 1981). 'Tug Of War' was released on 19 April 1982 in UK and on 26 April 1982 in the US.

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PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Parlophone, MPL (2), Parlophone PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 UK 1982 Sell This Version
1-8043 Paul McCartney Momento Culminante(Cass, Album) Parlophone 1-8043 Argentina 1982 Sell This Version
SLPE 500965 Paul McCartney Momento Culminante(LP, Album) EMI SLPE 500965 Uruguay 1982 Sell This Version
302-0155 Paul McCartney Simulacro de Guerra (Tug Of War)(LP, Album) Parlophone, MPL (2), Odeon 302-0155 Ecuador 1982 Sell This Version
302-0155 Paul McCartney Simulacro de Guerra (Tug Of War)(LP, Album, Blu) Parlophone, MPL (2), Odeon 302-0155 Ecuador 1982 Sell This Version
302-0155 Paul McCartney Simulacro de Guerra (Tug Of War)(LP, Album, Promo) Parlophone, MPL (2), Odeon 302-0155 Ecuador 1982 Sell This Version
ELD 02.21.991 Paul McCartney Tug Of War (Tiro De Cuerda)(LP, Album) Parlophone ELD 02.21.991 Peru 1982 Sell This Version
PCTC 259, 8043 Paul McCartney Tug Of War / Momento Culminante(LP, Album) Parlophone, Parlophone PCTC 259, 8043 Argentina 1982 Sell This Version
37462, TCA 37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(8-Trk, Album) Columbia, Columbia, MPL (2), MPL (2) 37462, TCA 37462 US 1982 Sell This Version
10C 268-064 750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) EMI 10C 268-064 750 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
TCPCTC 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) EMI Records Ltd. TCPCTC 259 UK 1982 Sell This Version
1C 264-64 750 T Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) Odeon, MPL (2), EMI Electrola 1C 264-64 750 T Germany 1982 Sell This Version
TC PCTC 259, OC 264-64 750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) Fálkinn, MPL (2) TC PCTC 259, OC 264-64 750 Iceland 1982 Sell This Version
3C 264 64750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) Parlophone, MPL (2), EMI 3C 264 64750 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
TC PCTC 259, 264-64 750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) Parlophone, MPL (2) TC PCTC 259, 264-64 750 UK 1982 Sell This Version
14C 264 64750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) Parlophone 14C 264 64750 Greece 1982 Sell This Version
1C 264-64 750 T Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) Odeon, MPL (2), EMI Electrola 1C 264-64 750 T Germany 1982 Sell This Version
TCT 37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) Columbia, MPL (2) TCT 37462 US 1982 Sell This Version
TC PCTC 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) MPL (2) TC PCTC 259 Ireland 1982 Sell This Version
TC PCTC 259, TC-PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) EMI, EMI, EMI TC PCTC 259, TC-PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 1982 Sell This Version
TCTX-37462, TCTX 37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) MPL (2), Columbia TCTX-37462, TCTX 37462 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
TC-PCTP-259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album, Dol) Parlophone, MPL (2), EMI TC-PCTP-259 Australia 1982 Sell This Version
IMD 8023 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album, Unofficial) IMD (2) IMD 8023 Saudi Arabia 1982 Sell This Version
P-3787 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Unofficial) Premier Super, Pyramid (7) P-3787 Saudi Arabia 1982 Sell This Version
1C 064-64 750 T Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Odeon, MPL (2), EMI Electrola 1C 064-64 750 T Europe 1982 Sell This Version
LSEMI 11001, PCTC 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Jugoton, EMI, Parlophone LSEMI 11001, PCTC 259 Yugoslavia 1982 Sell This Version
10C 068-064.750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Odeon, MPL (2) 10C 068-064.750 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
TCX 37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Columbia, MPL (2) TCX 37462 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
PCTC 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Parlophone PCTC 259 New Zealand 1982 Sell This Version
OLE-424 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) MPL (2), Parlophone OLE-424 South Korea 1982 Sell This Version
PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Parlophone, MPL (2), Parlophone PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 Iceland 1982 Sell This Version
33C 062-64750, SLEM 1058 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) EMI, EMI, MPL (2), MPL (2) 33C 062-64750, SLEM 1058 Mexico 1982 Sell This Version
31C 066 64750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) MPL (2), Parlophone, EMI 31C 066 64750 Brazil 1982 Sell This Version
LSEMI 11001, PCTC 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Jugoton, EMI, Parlophone LSEMI 11001, PCTC 259 Yugoslavia 1982 Sell This Version
PCTC 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Parlophone PCTC 259 Philippines 1982 Sell This Version
F 668 063 T Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Odeon F 668 063 T German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1982 Sell This Version
3C 064-64750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Parlophone, MPL (2) 3C 064-64750 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
11C 078-64750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Parlophone 11C 078-64750 Portugal 1982 Sell This Version
33C 062 64750, SLEM 1058 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) EMI, MPL (2) 33C 062 64750, SLEM 1058 Mexico 1982 Sell This Version
PCTC 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Parlophone, MPL (2) PCTC 259 India 1982 Sell This Version
LSEMI 11001, PCTC 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Jugoton, EMI, Parlophone LSEMI 11001, PCTC 259 Yugoslavia 1982 Sell This Version
AR-5035, 0C 064-64 750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) 雅音, Parlophone, MPL (2) AR-5035, 0C 064-64 750 Taiwan 1982 Sell This Version
EPS-81485 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Odeon, MPL (2) EPS-81485 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
TCX 37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Columbia, MPL (2) TCX 37462 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
PCTC 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) EMI PCTC 259 Kenya 1982 Sell This Version
OC.064-64750, PCTC 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) EMI, EMI OC.064-64750, PCTC 259 Turkey 1982 Sell This Version
PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Parlophone, MPL (2), Parlophone PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 Singapore, Malaysia & Hong Kong 1982 Sell This Version
14C 064-64750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) EMI, EMIAL S.A., Parlophone 14C 064-64750 Greece 1982 Sell This Version
PC 37462, TC 37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Columbia, Columbia PC 37462, TC 37462 US 1982 Sell This Version
TCX 37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) MPL (2) TCX 37462 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Parlophone, MPL (2), Parlophone PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 Ireland 1982 Sell This Version
PCTCJ(B) 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Parlophone, MPL (2) PCTCJ(B) 259 South Africa 1982 Sell This Version
2C 070-64.750, 2C 070-64750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Parlophone, EMI, MPL (2) 2C 070-64.750, 2C 070-64750 France 1982 Sell This Version
37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) MPL (2) 37462 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
PCTP 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) Parlophone, MPL (2) PCTP 259 Australia 1982 Sell This Version
PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, Blu) Parlophone, MPL (2), Parlophone PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 UK 1982 Sell This Version
TC 37462, 37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, Car) Columbia, MPL (2), Columbia, MPL (2) TC 37462, 37462 US 1982 Sell This Version
103-04446 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, Gat) Odeon 103-04446 Venezuela 1982 Sell This Version
TC 37462, 37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, Pit) Columbia, MPL (2), Columbia, MPL (2) TC 37462, 37462 US 1982 Sell This Version
EPS-81485 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, Promo) Odeon, MPL (2) EPS-81485 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, Promo, Pre) Parlophone, MPL (2), Parlophone PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750 UK 1982 Sell This Version
10C 068-064.750 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, TP) Odeon, MPL (2) 10C 068-064.750 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
TC 37462, 37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, Ter) Columbia, MPL (2), Columbia, MPL (2) TC 37462, 37462 US 1982 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46057 2 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album) Parlophone, MPL (2) CDP 7 46057 2 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46057 2 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album) Parlophone CDP 7 46057 2 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
CP35-3001 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE) Odeon, MPL (2) CP35-3001 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
CK-37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE) Columbia, MPL (2) CK-37462 US 1984 Sell This Version
CK-37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE) Columbia, MPL (2) CK-37462 US 1984 Sell This Version
CP35-3001 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE) MPL (2), Odeon CP35-3001 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
PCT 37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album, RE) Columbia, MPL (2) PCT 37462 US 1984 Sell This Version
1113 3503 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, RE) Supraphon, EMI 1113 3503 Czechoslovakia 1984 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46057 2 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE) Parlophone, MPL (2) CDP 7 46057 2 US 1985 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46057 2 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE) Parlophone, MPL (2) CDP 7 46057 2 UK & Europe 1985 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46057 2 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE) Parlophone, MPL (2), Capitol Records CDP 7 46057 2 US 1988 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46057 2 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE) Parlophone, MPL (2), Capitol Records CDP 7 46057 2 US 1988 Sell This Version
TC-FA 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album, RE, Cle) Fame TC-FA 259 UK 1988 Sell This Version
FA 3210 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, RE) Fame FA 3210 UK 1988 Sell This Version
TOCP-5992, PCTC-259-AB (CD) Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE) Odeon, MPL (2) TOCP-5992, PCTC-259-AB (CD) Japan 1989 Sell This Version
256 1647504 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album, RE) Fama (4), EMI-Odeon, S.A. 256 1647504 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
0777 7 89266 2 7 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE, RM) Parlophone, MPL (2) 0777 7 89266 2 7 UK 1993 Sell This Version
CDPMCOL 12, 0777 7 89266 2 7 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE, RM) Parlophone, Parlophone, MPL (2), MPL (2) CDPMCOL 12, 0777 7 89266 2 7 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46057 2 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE) Parlophone, MPL (2), Capitol Records CDP 7 46057 2 US 1994 Sell This Version
П94 RAT 30736 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, Unofficial) Santa Records П94 RAT 30736 Russia 1994 Sell This Version
TOCP-3135 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE) Odeon, MPL (2) TOCP-3135 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
TOCP7862 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RM) Toshiba EMI Ltd TOCP7862 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
TOCP-65513 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) MPL (2), Parlophone TOCP-65513 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
none Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, Unofficial) Aziя Records none Russia 2001 Sell This Version
0777 7 89266 2 7 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, Unofficial) Parlophone (2) 0777 7 89266 2 7 Russia 2012 Sell This Version
TOCP-98627 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) EMI TOCP-98627 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
HRM-37563-02ADV Paul McCartney Tug Of War - Advance Release(2xCD, Album, Promo, RE, RM + DVD) Concord Music Group, MPL (2) HRM-37563-02ADV US 2015 Sell This Version
HRM-38096-02 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(2xCD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Concord Music Group, MPL (2) HRM-38096-02 US 2015 Sell This Version
HRM-37563-02 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(2xCD, Album, RE, RM) Concord Music Group, MPL (2) HRM-37563-02 US 2015 Sell This Version
UCCO-3058/9 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(2xCD, Album, RE, RM, S/Edition, SHM) MPL (2), Concord Music Group UCCO-3058/9 Japan 2015 Sell This Version
HRM-37571-01, 00888072375710 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(2xLP, Album, RE) MPL (2), Concord Music Group, MPL (2), Concord Music Group HRM-37571-01, 00888072375710 USA, Canada & Europe 2015 Sell This Version
HRM-38497-01 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(2xLP, RE, RM, HRM + 7", Single, Ltd, RE, RM, HRM) MPL (2), Concord Music Group HRM-38497-01 US 2015 Sell This Version
HRM-37287-00 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(3xCD + DVD-V + Box, Dlx, Ltd, Num) MPL (2), Concord Music Group HRM-37287-00 USA, Canada & Europe 2015 Sell This Version
HRM-37287-00 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(3xCD + DVD-V + Box, Dlx, Ltd, Num, Sup) MPL (2), Concord Music Group HRM-37287-00 USA, Canada & Europe 2015 Sell This Version
UCCO-90369 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Box, Dlx, Num + 3xCD, Album, RE, RM, SHM + DVD-V, ) MPL (2) UCCO-90369 Japan 2015 Sell This Version
HRM-37563-02, 00888072375636 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, Mixed, RE, RM + CD, Album) MPL (2), MPL (2), Concord Music Group, Concord Music Group HRM-37563-02, 00888072375636 UK & Europe 2015 Sell This Version
none Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) MPL (2) none Europe 2016 Sell This Version
UICY-78559 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, SHM) Capitol Records, MPL (2) UICY-78559 Japan 2017 Sell This Version
B0027085-02 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE, car) MPL (2), Capitol Records B0027085-02 US 2017 Sell This Version
0602557567540 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE, car) MPL (2), Capitol Records 0602557567540 Germany 2017 Sell This Version
UIJY-75079 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, 180) Capitol Records, MPL (2) UIJY-75079 Japan 2017 Sell This Version
0602557567533 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Blu) Capitol Records, MPL (2) 0602557567533 2017 Sell This Version
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0602557567533 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album, RE, 180) MPL (2), Capitol Records 0602557567533 Europe 2017 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46057 2 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE) Parlophone, MPL (2) CDP 7 46057 2 US Unknown Sell This Version
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PCTC 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE, RM, Unofficial, Min) EMI (2), Parlophone (2), MPL (3) PCTC 259 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
CK-37462 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Columbia (2), MPL Communications (3) CK-37462 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
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7747 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(Cass, Album) 747 7747 Saudi Arabia Unknown Sell This Version
PCTC 259 Paul McCartney Tug Of War(LP, Album) MPL (2), Portrait PCTC 259 Israel Unknown Sell This Version
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verjan2

verjan2

April 28, 2018
referencing Tug Of War, CD, Album, RE, car, B0027085-02
- Is this reissue remastered or remixed version from 2015?
Ericred1892

Ericred1892

February 19, 2018
referencing Tug Of War, LP, Album, PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750
Matrix variation :
PCTC 259 A-6U PCTC 259A-1AA PUSHING + PULLING S♡
PCTC 259 B-9U 1 5 PCTC 259B-1L PUSHING + PULLING S♡
ibekeen

ibekeen

June 16, 2017
referencing Tug Of War, CD, Album, RE, CK-37462
Track this version down in regards to sound. Fight the loudness wars!
GOODGROOVECIRCLE

GOODGROOVECIRCLE

April 20, 2015
referencing Tug Of War, LP, Album, PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750
Tug Of War was McCartney's return to full on production with George Martin and a host of guest musicians after 1980s introverted and experimental McCartney II LP. This was also his first album after John Lennon's untimely death in 1980 and you get the impression he was throwing himself into his music full throttle as the album is a mix of styles from the masterly ballads such as Tug Of War and Wanderlust, a great track because it simply reminds you of 'The Long And Winding Road' and that's not a bad thing. The orchestra and brass are powerful and well scored. The are novelty songs too which is Paul just simply having fun in a show tune sort of way. Stevie Wonder appears on the hard funk of 'What's That You're Doing?' and the lovely duet 'Ebony And Ivory' which was a hit on the charts. 'Take It Away' another single and is a great track and so is 'Dress Me Up as a Robber' and one wonders Was Paul was listening to Earth, Wind And Fire and Level 42 perhaps, and this is one of the best songs here as it's a style he hadn't ventured into until now. There are weak songs but the good ones outweigh them. The guests also include high profile players such as Steve Gadd, Stanley Clarke, Carl Perkins, Denny Laine, Eric Stewart and Ringo Starr. 1982 is the dark ages now when you look back, but this was the album that gave Paul the courage to face the next phase of his fascinating musical career.
RenatoS

RenatoS

July 23, 2014
referencing Tug Of War, LP, Album, PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750
I've got a copy from Philippines, by DYNA PRODUCTS INC. under license from EMI
Solgaard

Solgaard

February 15, 2014
referencing Tug Of War, LP, Album, PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750
Comes with printed inner sleeve
MastaBaba

MastaBaba

September 30, 2011
referencing Tug Of War, CD, Album, RE, CDP 7 46057 2

Not overly impressive an album, though the three tracks Wanderlust, Dress Me Up as a Robber and Ebony and Ivory stand out. The first because the melody makes it feel like an English classic, the second because the intro riff was, for years, the introductory tune to the old Dutch TV show "De Heilige Koe" (The Holy Cow), a car show, and the third, a duet with Stevie Wonder, topped the charts across half the civilized world.

This 1982 album was McCartney's first solo album after Wings had disbanded and the first after Lennon's death, and was very well received, even being nominated for a Grammy as best album of the year.
GalaxyExplorer

GalaxyExplorer

December 10, 2010
edited over 7 years ago
referencing Tug Of War, LP, Album, PCTC 259, 0C 064-64 750
I'm surprised at the relatively low rating for this album. This is quite easily Paul McCartney's finest moment. Everything from the songwriting to the performance to the production is absolutely stellar. There is precisely zero filler here, with each track being quite memorable and each having a distinct theme and sound.

When McCartney's gone, this is the record by which I'll remember him. Though he will forever be perhaps unfavourably compared with his former bandmate John Lennon, Macca is leaps and bounds over Lennon in terms of composing skill and musicianship. This record demonstrates that in every way possible.