Album/CD: Memory Almost Full
Artist: Paul McCartney
Composer: Paul McCartney
Track Time: 3:17
‘You Tell Me' is maybe the saddest song he's ever written, Kahne says. McCartney wrote
the song in Long Island, and is, as he describes, "a tribute to golden summers. The mostly
acoustic number opens with some forward and backward organ, along with Laboriel playing
a drum pad triggering some drum samples. McCartney's vocal was recorded in a single pass,
joined by beautiful vocals from the bandmembers.The backward/forward organ, used to create
a mood, is followed by a quiet count-in from McCartney.
I was really happy he let me include the count-in. It's iconic.