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1999: Working Classical





On this day, October 18, in 1999 McCartney released his third classical album, Working Classical, after The Liverpool Oratoria in 1991 and Standing Stone in 1997. The release contains a number of songs Paul wrote for his late wife Linda, who died a year earlier. Especially for the memorial service, new arrangements of these songs were made for string quartet and performed at two services in London and New York. Songs like Maybe I'm Amazed, Warm and Beautiful and Calico Skies are performed by the Loma Mar Quartet. 

The album also contains five short classical pieces: A Leaf, Spiral and Tuesday, all performed by the London Symphony Orchestra. The other two, Haymakers and Midwife, are performed by the Loma Mar Quartet.

Video: My Love


Video: Somedays



Recorded: October 1998 - February 1999
Producer: John Fraser
Released: 18 October 1999 (UK), 19 October 1999 (US)
Performers:
London Symphony Orchestra
Loma Mar Quartet

Tracklist:
1.  Junk
2.  A Leaf
3.  Haymakers
4.  Midwife
5.  Spiral
6.  Warm And Beautiful
7.  My Love
8.  Maybe I'm Amazed
9.  Calico Skies
10. Golden Earth Girl
11. Somedays
12. Tuesday
13. She's My Baby

14. The Lovely Linda

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André Homan

André Homan is a Dutch writer and journalist.

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