Paul McCartney - Flaming Pie

 (Deluxe Edition 3 LP Features the Remastered Album Cut at Half Speed Across Two 180g LPs in a Gatefold Sleeve with Exclusive Artwork & Booklet, + Single 180g LP of Unreleased Home Recordings)


Label:

Capitol

Genre:

Pop/Rock

Product No.:
ACAP 861772
UPC: 602508617720
Availability:
In Stock
Category:

180 Gram Vinyl Record


No. of Discs: 3
New Arrival

180 Gram LP



The 13th release in Paul McCartney's Grammy-awarded Archive Collection!

Acclaimed tenth solo album, 1997's Flaming Pie

Paul McCartney has announced a special re-release of his 1997 solo album Flaming Pie as part of his ongoing "Archive Collection" series. It's the 13th installment in the Grammy-winning series and the release formats include a 180-gram 2LP + Book Half-Speed Remastered Edition, as well as a 3LP Half-Speed Remastered Deluxe Edition — includes the 180-gram 2LP half-speed remastered album, plus a single 180-gram LP (not half-speed remastered) of unreleased home recordings.

McCartney recorded Flaming Pie after working on 1995's The Beatles Anthology. "(The Beatles Anthology) reminded me of The Beatles' standards and the standards that we reached with the songs," McCartney said in a statement. "So in a way it was a refresher course that set the framework for this album."

Originally released May 5, 1997, Flaming Pie ended a four-year gap between McCartney studio albums.

Produced by Paul, Jeff Lynne and George Martin and featuring a supporting cast of family and friends including Ringo Starr, Steve Miller, Linda McCartney and son James, Flaming Pie is equal parts a masterclass in songcraft and a sustained burst of joyful spontaneity. With highlights ranging from the uplifting and inspirational opener "The Song We Were Singing" to the raucous title track (named for a quote from an early John Lennon interview on the origin of The Beatles' name: "It came in a vision - a man appeared on a flaming pie and said unto them, 'from this day on you are Beatles with an A.'") to the pensive "Calico Skies," and featuring singles "Young Boy," "The World Tonight" and "Beautiful Night," Flaming Pie would represent yet another pinnacle in Paul's solo catalogue: Released to rapturous reviews, the album would be Paul's most commercially successful release of the ‘90s, achieving his highest chart positions since the ‘80s and would receive gold certifications in the U.S., U.K., Japan and more.

Features:
180-gram 2LP half-speed remastered album
180-gram LP containing unheard home recordings
Commemorative booklet
Gatefold jacket with exclusive artwork

 



LP1 – Remastered Album
Side 1
1. The Song We Were Singing
2. The World Tonight
3. If You Wanna

Side 2
1. Somedays
2. Young Boy
3. Calico Skies
4. Flaming Pie

LP2 – Remastered Album
Side 3
1. Heaven On A Sunday
2. Used To Be Bad
3. Souvenir

Side 4
1. Little Willow
2. Really Love You
3. Beautiful Night
4. Great Day

LP3 – Home Recordings
Side 1
1. The Song We Were Singing [Home Recording]
2. The World Tonight [Home Recording]
3. If You Wanna [Home Recording]
4. Somedays [Home Recording]
5. Young Boy [Home Recording]

Side 2
1. Calico Skies [Home Recording]
2. Flaming Pie [Home Recording]
3. Souvenir [Home Recording]
4. Little Willow [Home Recording]
5. Beautiful Night [1995 Demo]
6. Great Day [Home Recording]

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