Thursday, February 09, 2012
McCartney's Standards Album Great After You Get Used to His Voice
Paul McCartney's "Kisses On the Bottom" didn't grab me at first as I was upset at how old McCartney sounds. Yes, I know he's 70 years old, but we always expect old Paulie to sound the same. Ringo sounds the same. Roger Daltrey sounds the same. Mick Jagger sounds the same.
Oh well. After I got over this initial shock, this new album of standards is truly growing on me. It's not necessarily Paul's best album, but it is far, far from his worst and definitely worth buying. It's just a shame he didn't record it about 20 years ago.
Make sure to get the 16 track version from Target stores, rather than the 14 track version available everywhere else.