News
The No. 1 Source For Breaking Music and Film Headlines

Paul McCartney to reissue McCartney & McCartney II

on April 27, 2011, 5:22pm

mccartney mccartney ii Paul McCartney to reissue McCartney & McCartney II

Last Fall, Sir Paul McCartney reissued the Wings classic Band on the Run to critical acclaim. Now, the former Beatle will open his vault once more, this time for the re-release of two solo albums: McCartney and McCartney II. Special and deluxe configurations of both reissues will be available June 14th via MPL and the Concord Music Group.

Originally released in 1970, McCartney’s self-titled solo debut features tracks like “Every Night”, “Junk”, and “Maybe I’m Amazed”. The special edition reissue will consist of two discs featuring the original remastered album plus seven bonus audio tracks including the previously unreleased outtakes “Suicide” and “Don’t Cry Baby” and a rare live 1979 recording of “Maybe I’m Amazed”. The deluxe edition will include all the aforementioned as well as bonus DVD featuring rare and previously unseen footage, a 128-page hard bound book containing many exclusive and unpublished photos by Paul and Linda McCartney, original album artwork, downloadable hi-res audio versions of the remastered album and bonus audio tracks, an illustrated history of the making of the album, and expanded track by track information for the two audio discs as well as detailed historical information on the film content.

McCartney II was originally released in 1980, following nine years of touring and the release several albums Wings. The record featured classics such as “Coming Up,” “Waterfalls,” and “Temporary Secretary”. The two-disc special edition reissue sports the original remastered album plus eight bonus tracks including B-Sides and alternative versions. The deluxe edition features consists of all the aforementioned as well as bonus DVD featuring rare and previously unseen footage (including performances of ‘Coming Up’ and the new video for the unreleased track ‘Blue Sway’), an additional eight rare bonus audio tracks exclusive to the edition, 128-page hard bound book featuring many previously unpublished photos by Linda McCartney, original album and single artwork, downloadable hi-res audio versions of the remastered album, an illustrated history of the making of the album, and expanded track by track information for all three audio discs plus detailed historical information on the film content.

Both original remastered albums and bonus audio content will also be issued as 2-disc 180gm audiophile vinyl editions which will come with an MP3 download of all included audio. The special and deluxe versions of McCartney and McCartney II will also be made available digitally worldwide.

Below, you can find tracklists for the configurations.

McCartney Tracklist:
CD 1 – Remastered Album
01. The Lovely Linda
02. That Would Be Something
03. Valentine Day
04. Every Night
05. Hot As Sun / Glasses
06. Junk
07. Man We Was Lonely
08. Oo You
09. Momma Miss America
10. Teddy Boy
11. Singalong Junk
12. Maybe I’m Amazed
13. Kreen-Akrore

CD 2 – Bonus Audio Tracks
01. Suicide [Out-take]
02. Maybe I’m Amazed [From One Hand Clapping]
03. Every Night [Live At Glasgow, 1979]
04. Hot As Sun [Live At Glasgow, 1979]
05. Maybe I’m Amazed [Live At Glasgow, 1979]
06. Don’t Cry Baby [Out-take]
07. Women Kind (Demo) [Mono]

DVD – Bonus Film
01. The Album Story
02. The Beach
03. Maybe I’m Amazed Music Video
04. Suicide [from One Hand Clapping]
05. Every Night [Live at Concert for the People of Kampuchea]
06. Hot As Sun [Live at Concert for the People of Kampuchea]
07. Junk [MTV Unplugged]
08. That Would Be Something [MTV Unplugged]

McCartney II Tracklist:
CD 1 – Remastered Album
01. Coming Up
02. Temporary Secretary
03. On The Way
04. Waterfalls
05. Nobody Knows
06. Front Parlour
07. Summer’s Day Song
08. Frozen Jap
09. Bogey Music
10. Darkroom
11. One Of These Days

CD 2 – Bonus Audio 1
01. Blue Sway [With Richard Niles Orchestration]
02. Coming Up [Live At Glasgow, 1979]
03. Check My Machine [Edit]
04. Bogey Wobble
05. Secret Friend
06. Mr H Atom / You Know I’ll Get you Baby
07. Wonderful Christmastime [Edited Version]
08. All You Horse Riders / Blue Sway

CD 3- Bonus Audio 2 (DELUXE 3 CD – 1 DVD EDITION ONLY)
01. Coming Up [Full Length Version]
02. Front Parlour [Full Length Version]
03. Frozen Jap [Full Length Version]
04. Darkroom [Full Length Version]
05. Check My Machine [Full Length Version]
06. Wonderful Christmastime [Full Length Version]
07. Summer’s Day Song [Original without vocals]
08. Waterfalls [DJ Edit]

DVD – Bonus Film
01. Meet Paul McCartney
02. Coming Up Music Video
03. Waterfalls Music Video
04. Wonderful Christmastime Music Video
05. Coming Up [Live at Concert for the People of Kampuchea]
06. Coming Up [taken from a rehearsal session at Lower Gate Farm, 1979]
07. Making the Coming Up Music Video
08. Blue Sway

4 comments