We all greatly appreciate the many fans putting up “unboxing” videos of the latest Beatle and solo releases.
But Paul McCartney has gone one better by inviting the writers who contributed the main essays to his latest Paul McCartney Archive Collection deluxe edition reissues, Wings Wild Life and Red Rose Speedway, to talk through what they think of each album and in the process unpack the contents for us. Brilliant stuff.
First up is David Fricke, senior editor at Rolling Stone magazine who penned the Wild Life essay:
And then Amanda Petrusich, staff writer for The New Yorker magazine who wrote the essay that accompanies Red Rose Speedway:
Wild life is a enjoyable fun album. The cover of love is strange is my favorite over the original. Now, 45 years later it is about time the album got attention. Great stuff!!
Great cover of Love Is Strange. I am still si nging “i was taking a walk through an animal park one day. I saw a sign say the animals have the right of way…….”