Paul McCartney ‎– Spies Like Us (12″)

So going for the mainstream with this from 1985 and from the film with the same name starring Chevy Chase and Dan Ackroyd. McCartney discovers the Emulator and does a little Queen tribute. Backed by mixes by John “Tokes” Potoker , Art Of Noise and Gary Langan. The AON mix , track A2, is a little disappointing, it does finish with a quiet close with Anne Dudley on the piano outro but it’s a little repetitive. The best mix and the one that contains loads of film soundbites is the Potoker mix, track A1. A Wings collaboration appears as a B-side, originally from 1975 but remixed by AON member Langan.


Parlophone ‎– 12R 6118spiesfrontcov

A1 Paul McCartney Spies Like Us (Party Mix) 7:10
A2 Paul McCartney Spies Like Us (Alternative Mix-Known To His Friends As “Tom”) 3:56
B1 Paul McCartney Spies Like Us (DJ Version) 3:46
B2 Paul McCartney & Wings My Carnival (Party Mix) 6:00

5 responses

  1. This is one of my favorite 12″s of all time. Thanks.

  2. Hello, but the link is dead ;(

    1. You timed that right for re-up Thursday ! 🙂

    2. Maybe next week….sorry 😦 but if you had said please maybe, just maybe! 🙂

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