I can't get over how good this is.
Bt | Parts unknown | 12/31/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I was a Beatles fan. I was also a fan of each Beatle, but I never really went ga-ga in terms of how I viewed them. Still, I'd have to say that Paul's solo material would rank as my favourite compared to the other 3, and even then, there was only a handful of discs consistant enough to get fairly excited about. If you mentioned duets with Stevie Wonder ("Ebony & Ivory") up until last year, my "anti-mainstream" mechanism would kick in & shut this down. I still don't like the tune, but I guess entering my forties, I've begun to mature a bit. I no longer think of music having "to be" a certain way to be honest. Hey, Paul, and Steve struck an "easy" hit, but their other collaboration/tune is better than their hit on this disc. It's the other Paul material on here that blew me away. Great variety, stellar songwriting, with the "spark" in his step that was missing since "Ram", "Venus & Mars", and "Band on the Run". Having said that, after listening to this, "Tug of War" just joined the the other three as my favourite Paul "solo" releases."