Published Sep 29, 2008Once again, Sir Paul McCartney is going electronic. The former Beatle has announced that he will be taking on his electro-oriented alter-ego, the Fireman, to release Electronic Arguments on November 17 an album that will give fans, in the words of Sir Paul, "ambient dreams in rainbow arches.
The release will mark the songwriters third under the Fireman moniker and follows 1993s Strawberries Oceans Ships Forest and its 1998 follow-up Rushes. Like records one and two, three finds McCartney working alongside occasional Orb-collaborator/producer Youth, and according to a statement, will "both surprise and delight the listener.
Marking a first for a Fireman release, though, the 13-track Electronic Arguments will this time be handled by an indie, the UK-based One Little Indian, rather than a major.
And just in case you were still wondering, McCartney did make it out of Israel safe and sound, despite threats from Islamic extremists. However, nearly $3 million had to be spent on an "army of security guards to ensure the 66-year-olds safety.
Here is the tracklisting for the Firemans Electronic Arguments:
1. "Nothing Too Much Just out of Sight
2. "Two Magpies
3. "Sing the Changes
4. "Travelling Light
6. "Light from Your Lighthouse
7. "Sun Is Shining
8. "Dance 'Til We're High
9. "Lifelong Passion
10. "Is This Love?
11. "Lovers in a Dream
12. "Universal Here, Eve
The Fireman "Lifelong Passion (Sail Away)