December 31, 2012 | 2CD | MP3 320 kbps | 362 MB
Genre: compilation, electronic, synth-pop
ItвЂ™s not often that we get the opportunity to write about Paul McCartney, forever fab, and Art of Noise, pioneering British synth-pop duo, in the same sentence. But Salvo Records and ZTT are giving us just that chance with release of The Art of the 12вЂќ, Volume Two. Okay, itвЂ™s not that much of a stretch, as Art of NoiseвЂ™s Anne Dudley contributed synthesizer to McCartneyвЂ™s вЂ™84 Give My Regards to Broad Street soundtrack album, and was later enlisted to write arrangements for his вЂ™86 Press to Play. And it was on that latter album where DudleyвЂ™s Art of Noise mates got involved.
McCartney wrote the title song to John LandisвЂ™ вЂ™86 comedy Spies Like Us and planned to include it on Press to Play. MaccaвЂ™s interest in synthesizers,вЂ¦