Paul McCartney announces cassette release for Record Store Day

It's a limited edition three-song cassette of McCartney and Elvis Costello's Flowers In The Dirt demos

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Paul McCartney has announced a Record Store Day exclusive.

A limited edition three-song cassette of McCartney and Elvis Costello‘s Flowers In The Dirt demos will be made available at participating RSD stores on April 22.

The limited edition cassette-only release features “I Don’t Want To Confess“, “Shallow Grave” and “Mistress And Maid“.


The demos will be made available digitally only as part of the Deluxe Edition of Flowers In The Dirt.

Speaking about these tracks McCartney said: “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.”

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