“Say Say Say” is a pop song written and recorded by British musician Paul McCartney and American singer Michael Jackson. It was released on October 3, 1983 as a lead single from McCartney’s album “Pipes of Peace.” The song is notable for being a collaboration between two music legends and for its catchy and upbeat sound.
“Say Say Say” is characterized by its pop-rock and funk-influenced sound, featuring a lively melody, catchy bassline, and the distinctive vocals of both Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson. The song’s production captures a sense of playful energy.
The music video for “Say Say Say” was directed by by Bob Giraldi. Cameo appearances in the music video are made by McCartney’s then wife Linda and Jackson’s sister La Toya.
“Say Say Say” became a commercial success, reaching the number one position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and achieving chart success in various other countries. Its catchy melody, the star power of McCartney and Jackson, and the blending of their musical styles resonated with audiences.
The song remains a classic of 1980s pop music and is often celebrated as one of the memorable collaborations in both artists’ careers. It’s considered one of the standout tracks on McCartney’s “Pipes of Peace” album.
Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson – Say Say Say – Lyrics