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Egypt Station – The Packaging

Egypt Station – The Packaging

Now that the general public and the reviewers verdicts are in (all generally very positive btw), and now that Paul McCartney’s Egypt Station has entered the Billboard 200 at No.1, making it his first No.1 album on the US charts in over 36 years (the last time was Tug Of War in 1982), maybe it’s time to take a closer look at the cover art and design of the album – both in LP and CD form – because…

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Beatles, Ken Michaels, Every Little Thing, WNH…

Beatles, Ken Michaels, Every Little Thing, WNHU.  Download 

From Ken’s Facebook Page:  Celebrate the release of Paul McCartney’s new album “Egypt Station” with a One-Hour McCartney Special tonight on the live broadcast of my weekly Beatles show “Every Little Thing.” Hear songs from the new album, plus Beatles, Wings, and more, and the latest news! It all happens tonight on 88.7 WNHU, West Haven, CT at 8pm (et) which you can stream here. Request a McCartney song at,or by phone at (203) 934-WNHU, or here! Have Some Fun Tonight with us!!!

‘Egypt Station’ – Available on Cassette

‘Egypt Station’ – Available on Cassette

The Paul McCartney Official US Store is now offering Paul McCartney’s new Egypt Station album on cassette:

You can buy it (with a digital download included) for US$9.98! It’s the sixteen track version – no bonus tracks.

This is not the first time McCartney has dabbled with what some might view as a redundant format. Last time was for Record Store Day 2017, when a 3-song cassette of Flowers In The…

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Paul McCartney’s ‘Egypt Station’ – A Review

Paul McCartney’s ‘Egypt Station’ – A Review

One of Australia’s leading music critics has given Paul McCartney a big thumbs up for Egypt Station, released last Friday.

Veteran music journalist Bernard Zuel writes:

“…this is what you get when a man who was brilliant in his 20s and 30s and stumbled into mediocrity a bit too often in his 40s and 50s, shows [that] the creative rejuvenation of his 60s continues at a fine pace….

It works. But…

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McCartney’s ‘Egypt Station’ – Yet Another Viny…

McCartney’s ‘Egypt Station’ – Yet Another Vinyl Version Available

In the increasingly strange and frustrating story of the number of different versions of Paul McCartney’s soon-to-be-released Egypt Station, there was another twist yesterday.

Subscribers to Spotify who somehow were determined to be dedicated McCartney streamers were sent this email:

Now, that’s kind of odd. Firstly, offering people who mostly consume their music digitallythe only access to an…

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McCartney’s Egypt Station – Packaging Images E…

McCartney’s Egypt Station – Packaging Images Emerge

As the release date of September 7 draws near, more images of Paul McCartney’s eagerly awaited release Egypt Station are beginning to trickle out.

This is helping collectors to delineate just what is what in the still-confusing array of variations on offer.

First up the humble standard 16 track CD:This will be joined by a version with two bonus tracks (still un-named) that will only be available…

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A Little More Info on the Recording of ‘Egypt …

A Little More Info on the Recording of ‘Egypt Station’

“I love that he’s pushing the boundaries in his songwriting harmonically and   lyrically. … I would see him bringing in new chord progressions that I still haven’t heard.”

So says producer extraordinaire, Greg Kurstin, who worked with Paul McCartney for over two years on Egypt Station, the maestro’s new album due out in September.

Kurstin has opened up at length in Rolling Stone for an…

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Beatles, Les Perry, June 23, 2018.  Download  

Beatles, Les Perry, June 23, 2018.  Download  

Paul’s birthday, part 2:  The solo years and Wings.

A Little More Info on the ‘Egypt Station’ Supe…

A Little More Info on the ‘Egypt Station’ Super Deluxe Box Set?

There’s been some further bits of information trickling out about what might be in Paul McCartney’s mystery super deluxe box set of the forthcoming Egypt Station album.

The usually reliable Daily Beatle blog says that it is due for release in October, will contain 26 tracks (ten more than the 16 tracks announced so far), and will come with “various ephemera” included.

We don’t know if the image…

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McCartney Confirms 50th Anniversary Edition of…

McCartney Confirms 50th Anniversary Edition of The White Album

While speaking with DIY Magazine (to publicise his new solo project Egypt Stationdue out in September), Paul McCartney confirmed that there will in fact be a 50th Anniversary Edition of the The Beatles (a.k.a. The White Album):

Have you finished preparing the 50th anniversary package of that one yet?

It’s all in place, I’ve just got a couple of essays [to approve]. It’s all lined up and…

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