This is the kind of enjoyable but hardly groundbreaking songs from McCartney's early '70s discography that got him a lashing from critics who expected more Beatle-worthy material from him. His first solo album, McCartney
, was a home recording on which he played every instrument himself. Ram
, which includes "Eat At Home," had a full band, but yielded just one hit: "Uncle Albert - Admiral Halsey
McCartney, having been through extreme scrutiny with The Beatles, was not going to sink under the weight of expectations. He released a number of hits over the years but often made music with little commercial appeal for his own enjoyment.