The Paul McCartney Project

Venus And Mars - Archive Collection

By WingsOfficial album• Part of the collection “Paul McCartney Archive Collection

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UK release date:
Nov 03, 2014
US release date:
Nov 04, 2014
Publisher:
Concord Music Group

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Track list

Disc 1


1.

Venus And Mars

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

1:19 • Studio version


2.

Rock Show

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

5:33 • Studio version


3.

Love In Song

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

3:07 • Studio version


4.

You Gave Me The Answer

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

2:19 • Studio version


5.

Magneto And Titanium Man

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

3:21 • Studio version


6.

Letting Go

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

4:35 • Studio version


7.

Venus And Mars (reprise)

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

2:07 • Studio version


8.

Spirits Of Ancient Egypt

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

3:01 • Studio version


9.

Medicine Jar

Written by Jimmy McCulloch, Colin Allen

3:38 • Studio version


10.

Call Me Back Again

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

5:01 • Studio version


11.

Listen To What The Man Said

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

3:55 • Studio version


12.


13.

Crossroads

Written by Tony Hatch

1:16 • Studio version

Paul McCartney:
Bass guitar
Linda McCartney:
Organ
Denny Laine:
Acoustic guitar
Jimmy McCulloch:
Lead guitar
Joe English:
Drums
Sid Sharp Strings:
Bass, Celli, Viola, Violins
Gayle Levant:
Harp

Disc 2


1.

Junior's Farm

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

4:24 • Studio version


2.

Sally G

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

Studio versionA


3.



5.

My Carnival

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

Studio version


6.

Going To New Orleans (My Carnival)

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

Studio versionA

Performed by:
Paul McCartneyLinda McCartneyDenny LaineJimmy McCullochGeoff Britton
Paul McCartney:
Producer
Alan O'Duffy:
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Biff Dawes:
Assistant mixing engineer

7.

Hey Diddle

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

3:51 • Studio versionC • Ernie Winfrey Mix

Performed by:
Paul McCartneyLinda McCartneyDenny SeiwellHugh McCracken
Paul McCartney:
Producer
Tim Geelan:
Recording engineer
Ted Brosnan:
Assistant engineer
Ernie Winfrey:
Mixing engineer

8.

Let's Love

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

Studio version

Paul McCartney:
Piano, Producer, Vocal
Geoff Emerick:
Recording
Mark Vigars:
Assistant engineer
Jon Barrett:
Assistant mixing engineer

Recording:
Recorded 28th August 1974, then mixed 29th Septemb
Studio:
Abbey Road Studios


9.

Soily

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

Studio versionL2 • From "One Hand Clapping"


10.

Baby Face

Written by Harry Akst, Benny Davis

Studio version • From "One Hand Clapping"


11.

Lunch Box/Odd Sox

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

Studio version


12.

4th Of July

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

3:49 • DemoB • Home demo

Paul McCartney:
Guitar, Producer, Vocal

13.

Rock Show

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

Studio version • Old version


14.

Letting Go

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

Studio version

About

From Wikipedia:

In 2014 the album is set to be re-issued by Hear Music/Concord Music Group as part of the fifth set of releases, alongside Wings at the Speed of Sound, in the Paul McCartney Archive Collection. It was released in multiple formats:

  • Standard Edition 2-CD; the original 13-track album on the first disc, plus 14 bonus tracks on a second disc.
  • Deluxe Edition 2-CD/1-DVD;
    • the original 13-track #1 album remastered at Abbey Road Studios in London;
    • a bonus audio disc with 14 tracks including the hit single “Junior’s Farm” and rare and previously unreleased songs;
    • a 128 page numbered hardbound book featuring new interview with Paul McCartney, rare and previously unpublished photographs by Linda McCartney and Aubrey Powell (entitled “Nashville Diary 1975”), inserts of archive material (including a facsimile of Paul’s original handwritten lyric “scroll”), expanded track-by-track annotation and full history of the album, a deck pass “Paul and Linda McCartney – Venus and Mars”, a complete illustrated history of the making of Venus and Mars and a poster and a flyer “Wings in concert at Elstree”;
    • a DVD featuring previously unreleased and exclusive content including the original TV commercial for the album (directed by Karel Reisz), footage of the band in New Orleans (“Recording My Carnival” and “Bon Voyageur”) and rehearsing the songs from Venus and Mars at Elstree Studios (“Wings At Elstree”);
    • an access to downloadable 24bit 96 kHz high-resolution audio versions of the remastered album and bonus audio tracks.
  • Remastered vinyl The albums will also be available on special gatefold vinyl editions (vinyl editions include a download card).
  • High Resolution Digital album will be made available as both standard and deluxe versions – including Mastered for iTunes and Hi-Res formats.

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