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McCartney I II III Limited Edition Colour 3LP Box Set
- Release Date 05 August 2022
- In Stock
- Product code
- Triple Vinyl LP
- UMC / EMI
The eponymous solo albums written, performed, and produced by Paul McCartney from 1970, 1980, and 2020. Includes 3LPs on 180g audiophile color vinyl (clear, white and creamy white) with 3 limited edition photo prints and an introduction from Paul in a beautiful slipcase box.
Written, performed, and produced entirely by Paul McCartney, his three eponymous career-spanning solo albums (1970’s McCartney, 1980’s McCartney II, and 2020’s McCartney III) will now be packaged together and available in one special boxset for the first time.
McCartney I II III box set will be available in three different formats – Limited Edition Color Vinyl, Black Vinyl Edition, and CD – each including three special photo prints with notes from Paul about each album. The newly created boxset cover art and typography for the slipcase are by Ed Ruscha.
Bookending 50 years of unparalleled work, each album demonstrates Paul McCartney’s restless creativity and adventurous artistic spirit. McCartney, the Number One Album was Paul’s first solo album released in 1970 and features timeless tracks “Every Night” and “Junk,” along with the immortal classic “Maybe I’m Amazed.” This album saw a global music superstar pioneer a novel homespun approach to recording that would, in time, become a sought-after sound and the highly influential precursor to the “lo-fi” alternative genre.
Just as McCartney marked the end of an era with Paul’s first release after leaving the biggest band in history, Paul did it again in 1980, this time signaling the end of 70s rock giants Wings. Taking a fresh approach to things, Paul wrote, performed, and produced the avant-garde masterpiece McCartney II, which reached Number One in the UK, and Number 3 in the US, producing such classics as “Coming Up,” “Waterfalls,” and “Temporary Secretary.”
With McCartney III Paul went back to basics again to create some of his most revealing work to date. Released in December 2020, just two years after Paul’s Billboard-topping Egypt Station album, “Rockdown," saw Paul turn unexpected time on his hands into an opportunity to get into the studio on his own. An intimate and loose record featuring “Find My Way” and the now live favorite “Women and Wives,” McCartney III features Paul’s melodic gift at its forefront throughout. Upon release, McCartney III charted at Number One on the UK’s Official Album Charts and Number One on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart.
In an unrivaled career, Paul has always been willing to take risks and have fun along the way – his musical projects have included classical albums, electronic albums, ballet scores, writing for video games, and left-field collaborations — along the way, breaking chart records, box office records, winning countless awards and remaining one of the world’s most influential and revered artists of all time. McCartney, McCartney II, and McCartney III captured and documented landmark moments of his singular career, each offering a personal snapshot of a unique artist at a particular moment in time.
LIMITED TO 4 UNITS PER CUSTOMER
A1. The Lovely Linda
A2. That Would Be Something
A3. Valentine Day
A4. Every Night
A5. Hot As Sun
A8. Man We Was Lonely
B1. Oo You
B2. Momma Miss America
B3. Teddy Boy
B4. Singalong Junk
B5. Maybe I'm Amazed
A1. Coming Up
A2. Temporary Secretary
A3. On The Way
A5. Nobody Knows
B2. Summer's Day Song
B3. Frozen Jap
B4. Bogey Music
B6. One Of These Days
A1. Long Tailed Winter Bird
A2. Find My Way
A3. Pretty Boys
A4. Women And Wives
A5. Lavatory Lil
B1. Deep Deep Feeling
B2. The Kiss Of Venus
B3. Seize The Day
B4. Deep Down
B5. Winter Bird / When Winter Comes