Featuring material co-written with Elvis Costello...
Paul McCartney x Elvis Costello

Paul McCartney is set to re-issue the 1989 album 'Flowers In The Dirt'.

The release was an international number one, with Paul McCartney pairing up with Elvis Costello in the studio.

The record is due to receive an expansive re-issue, the 10th instalment of the Archive Collection.

Spruced up for re-issue at Abbey Road studios, the initial sessions were constructed with a major world tour in mind. Paul explains:

"You’re always thinking, ‘Let’s get some new songs and take them on tour’ and you hope your new songs are going to work. Something like ‘My Brave Face’ would be a song that nobody knew at the start at the beginning of the tour and then everybody knew it at the end and it was the high spot of the whole tour."

The re-issue contains some 18 demo tracks, exposing the creative process behind the album: "The demos are red hot off the skillet and that’s why we wanted to include them on this boxed set. What’s great about these songs is that they’ve just been written. So there’s nothing more hot off the skillet as I say. So that was the kind of great instant thing about them. I hadn’t listened to them in ages but when I did I knew we had to put them out. We made a little tape of them and sent them to Elvis, who loved them too. We said we should put out an EP or something and now the moment’s finally arrived."

Check out a preview of the re-issue below.

'Flowers In The Dirt' will be released on March 24th.

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