Flaming Pie (Archive Collection)

Photo of Flaming Pie (Archive Collection) album artwork which includes a polaroid transfer of Paul McCartney.
Photo of Flaming Pie (Archive Collection) album artwork which includes a polaroid transfer of Paul McCartney.
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PAUL McCARTNEY - Flaming Pie (Archive Collection)
Release date - 31 July 2020


  1. The Song We Were Singing - Remastered 2020
  2. The World Tonight - Remastered 2020
  3. If You Wanna - Remastered 2020
  4. Somedays - Remastered 2020
  5. Young Boy - Remastered 2020
  6. Calico Skies - Remastered 2020
  7. Flaming Pie - Remastered 2020
  8. Heaven On A Sunday - Remastered 2020
  9. Used To Be Bad - Remastered 2020
  10. Souvenir - Remastered 2020
  11. Little Willow - Remastered 2020
  12. Really Love You - Remastered 2020
  13. Beautiful Night - Remastered 2020
  14. Great Day - Remastered 2020
  15. The Song We Were Singing [Home Recording]
  16. The World Tonight [Home Recording]
  17. If You Wanna [Home Recording]
  18. Somedays [Home Recording]
  19. Young Boy [Home Recording]
  20. Calico Skies [Home Recording]
  21. Flaming Pie [Home Recording]
  22. Souvenir [Home Recording]
  23. Little Willow [Home Recording]
  24. Beautiful Night [1995 Demo]
  25. Great Day [Home Recording]
  26. Great Day [Acoustic]
  27. Calico Skies [Acoustic]
  28. C’mon Down C’mon Baby
  29. If You Wanna [Demo]
  30. Beautiful Night [Run Through]
  31. The Song We Were Singing [Rough Mix]
  32. The World Tonight [Rough Mix]
  33. Little Willow [Rough Mix]
  34. Whole Life [Rough Mix]
  35. Heaven On A Sunday [Rude Cassette]
  36. The Ballad Of The Skeletons
  37. Looking For You
  38. Broomstick
  39. Love Come Tumbling Down
  40. Same Love
  41. Oobu Joobu Part 1
  42. Oobu Joobu Part 2
  43. Oobu Joobu Part 3
  44. Oobu Joobu Part 4
  45. Oobu Joobu Part 5
  46. Oobu Joobu Part 6

Album Notes

Paul’s critically acclaimed and universally beloved tenth solo album Flaming Pie received the Archive Collection treatment in 2020. Released on formats including an impressive 5CD/2DVD/4LP Collector’s Edition, a 5CD/2DVD Deluxe Edition, plus 3LP, 2LP and 2CD editions.

The Archive Collection release of Flaming Pie included the release of digital only EPs in the lead up to it's release. The ‘Young Boy’ EP recreates the 1997 ‘Young Boy’ maxi single and features the remastered single ’ a home recorded version of the song, the original B-side ‘Looking For You,’ and excerpts of ‘Oobu Joobu Part 1’. 'The World Tonight' EP gave us three different recordings of 'The World Tonight' including a previously unheard home recording. The 'Beautiful Night' EP also gave us exclusive previously unheard recordings of the single.

Flaming Pie (Archive Collection) was made available in formats including a numbered, limited seven-disc (5CD/2DVD) Deluxe Edition Box Set comprised of the original album remastered at Abbey Road Studios, 32 bonus audio tracks including unheard home recordings and demos, alternative studio recordings, rough mixes and B-sides including selections from Oobu Joobu parts 1-6, *Flaming Pie At The Mill *CD (Paul’s hour-long tour of his studio), video content including the In The World Tonight documentary, original music videos, EPKs, interviews, performances and behind-the-scenes material, a 128-page book containing previously unpublished images by Linda McCartney, expanded album artwork from the archives and the story behind the album written by Chris Heath – including track-by-track information, recipes and new interviews with Paul, Ringo Starr, Jeff Lynne, Steve Miller and key album personnel, studio notes, handwritten lyrics, the 1997 Flaming Pie issue of Club Sandwich, the official newspaper of the Paul McCartney Fanclub, downloadable 24bit 96kHz HD audio, and more.

A black and white photo of Paul McCartney and Jeff Lynne during the recording sessions for 'Flaming Pie'
Jeff Lynne and Paul at The Mill. Sussex, 1995. Photos by Linda McCartney
I remember just having a laugh with Jeff Lynne, and the various people I worked with on the album. We had quite a lot of fun making it - Steve Miller, Jeff Lynne and I, and Ringo was there too. So, I think those are my favourite memories, just working with them all.