This June (2022), Paul McCartney, one of the definitive modern music icons, celebrated his 80th birthday and many other artists paid musical and other tributes to the legend.
At the same time, McCartney himself announced that he will soon be releasing (August 5th, 2022) a limited edition box set bundling together his trilogy of eponymous solo albums. This would be the first time for such a release, this time on vinyl or CD.
The McCartney I II III box set comes in three different formats: limited edition color vinyl, a black vinyl edition, and a CD set. Each package contains three print photos with notes from McCartney and is enclosed in a slipcase with cover art and typography by Ed Ruscha. No additional tracks or demos have been announced.
Released in 1970, McCartney was the musician’s debut solo album after the dissolution of The Beatles, while its 1980 sequel marked the end of Wings. In December 2020, McCartney unveiled the most recent installment in the series, McCartney III. He then recruited collaborators, including Anderson .Paak, Phoebe Bridgers, St. Vincent, Beck, and Khruangbin for the covers’ album McCartney III Imagined.
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