A Lesson In How To Write A Hit
McCartney's albums may have been patchy affairs over the years but as a mastercraftsman of the Pop Song there is no-one finer and this collection proves that. Even the cartoon qualities of We All Stand Together can't hide its brilliant studio workmanship which would have fit any Beatles album perfectly. One forgets The Beatles were a pop group, not a rock band, not even a rock 'n' roll band, they specialised in fabulous streamlined pop music, and Macca simply continued that tradition with his solo work. And as Silly Love Songs goes - "what's wrong with that?".