Paul McCartney's 40 Greatest Solo Songs

The definitive guide to his post-Beatles best – chart smashes, psychedelic curiosities, punk, folk, disco and plenty of silly love songs

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21. "You Gave Me the Answer"

When McCartney asks, "Shall we dance?" it's hard to say no. "You Gave Me the Answer" is his return to the old-timey music-hall vibe of "Honey Pie" and "Your Mother Should Know," with soft-shoe crooning worthy of Rudy Vallee: "You gave me the answer to love eternally/I love you, and you – you seem to like me!" 

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