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In 2005, Paul crossed America with his record-breaking, 36-date sold-out US tour in support of his Chaos And Creation In The Backyard album. Better than a front-row seat, this feature-length concert film released in 2006 takes viewers onto the stage and beyond, capturing Paul’s out-of-this-world live show which included a performance of ‘English Tea’ beamed straight to the astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
From paulmccartney.com, October 30, 2006:
PAUL McCARTNEY: THE SPACE WITHIN US TO PRESENT RECORD-BREAKING, CRITICALLY HAILED 2005 US TOUR IN CONCERT SPECIAL ON DVD
Never Before Released Concert and Behind The Scenes Footage On A&E Home Video DVD Release To Hit Stores November 14th (November 13th for UK and ROW) On Friday, September 16th, 2005, Miamis American Airlines Arena played host to Paul McCartney. It marked the opening of an all-new, totally sold-out, concert tour that highlighted yet more Beatles, Wings and solo music. It didn’t take long for the 11-week, 34 show US Tour to become the hottest concert ticket in America. As a matter of fact, by the time the tour hit the road there wasn’t a seat available to the public. Those who were lucky enough to get a ticket heard Wings classics like Too Many People, Maybe I’m Amazed and Live And Let Die, Beatles classics Magical Mystery Tour, Good Day Sunshine, Fixing A Hole, and Helter Skelter and music from Paul’s solo career including Fine Line, and Jenny Wren.
The US Tour set list contained songs that had either never been performed on American soil before and others that hadnt been played live in nearly 15 years. On Tuesday, November 14th Paul McCartney: The Space Within US will be released on DVD. The release will not only give those who missed US a better than front row seat to the concert, but will also bring those who were in the audience for the groundbreaking concert tour, behind the scenes. Paul McCartney: The Space Between US DVD harnesses the power of more than 25 HD cameras and the thunder of 5.1 digital surround sound, for a two-hour epic concert experience of never-before released performance footage. The out-of-this world, feature-length concert film delivers live performances of more than two dozen Beatles, Wings and McCartney solo classics spanning four decades. It includes footage from Pauls personal wake-up call to the astronauts aboard the international space station, as well as 35 minutes of exclusive bonus material and featurettes including new interviews with McCartney and his band, the pre-concert film, soundcheck songs, and more.
Among the musicians, celebrities, dignitaries and fans interviewed for the film; President Clinton, Tony Bennett, Herbie Hancock, Eddie Vedder, Alec Baldwin and many more. Liner notes for the DVD were written by acclaimed film director and screenwriter, Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire). This eagerly-anticipated DVD follows last years acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning and platinum-selling Paul McCartney in Red Square, which showcased the musical icon in his history-making Russian concert before an audience of 100,000.
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