'Wild Life' and 'Red Rose Speedway' + 'Wings 1971-73' - Out Now!
THE 2018 REISSUES OF WILD LIFE AND RED ROSE SPEEDWAY + WINGS 1971-73 - THE LATEST INSTALMENTS OF THE GRAMMY-WINNING PAUL McCARTNEY ARCHIVE COLLECTION - ARE IN STORES FROM TODAY.
Originally released on this day in 1971 (December 7th),Wild Life was Wings' debut album written by Paul and Linda McCartney (with the exception of a cover of Mickey & Sylvia's ‘Love Is Strange’).
Beloved by fans for its raw and direct vibe - having been recorded in just over a week with the majority of tracks laid down in a single take. Wild Life’s limited deluxe edition (3CD, 1DVD) features the full album remastered at Abbey Road plus 25 bonus audio tracks including rough mixes of the album, original single edits, B-sides, home recordings and other previously unreleased material.
Wild Life is available in the following formats: Four-disc (3CD, 1DVD) Deluxe Edition, 2CD Special Edition, 2LP Vinyl and Digital/Streaming. Fans can get their copy at their local record store or online HERE!
Released in April 1973, Red Rose Speedway was the first Wings album to hit #1 on the U.S. chart and features the #1 single ‘My Love'.
The Red Rose Speedway limited deluxe edition (3CD, 2DVD + Blu-ray) features the original album remastered at Abbey Road plus 35 bonus audio tracks, including a reconstruction of the originally conceived "Double Album" version, singles, B-sides, alternate mixes, James Paul McCartney TV Special and previously never before seen film The Bruce McMouse Show.
Red Rose Speedway is available in the following formats: Six-disc (3CD, 2DVD + Blu-ray) Deluxe Edition, 2CD Special Edition, 2LP Vinyl and Digital/Streaming. Fans can get their copy at their local music store or online HERE!
The 11-disc Paul McCartney and Wings 1971–73 numbered limited edition super deluxe compilation features not only the entire contents of the Wild Life four-disc numbered limited deluxe edition and of the Red Rose Speedway 6-disc numbered limited deluxe edition but also the exclusive live album, Wings Over Europe. This exclusive collection features 20 previously unreleased, newly mixed live tracks recorded over the course of 5 shows, an introduction featuring Paul recounting memories of the 1972 tour, a 96-page photo book including previously unreleased images by Linda McCartney and Captain Snap, a replica of the 1972 Wings Over Europe tour program, and access to downloadable 24/96kHz unlimited high-resolution audio versions.
Fans can pick up their copy of Wings 1971-73 super deluxe online HERE!
Learn more about the Wild Life and Red Rose Speedway Deluxe Editions in the videos below: