This 4-disc (2 CD + 2 DVD) limited deluxe edition of Good Evening New York City
features dazzling performances of Beatles, Wings and solo classics from Citi Field, formerly Shea Stadium, historic site of The Beatles’ Landmark 1965 Concert. As documented on Good Evening New York City
, "I'm Down" from the Beatles 1965 set list was revived for the Citi Field shows. Other highlights include faithful takes on Beatles classics "Drive My Car", "Got To Get You Into My Life", "The Long And Winding Road", "Blackbird", "Eleanor Rigby", "Back In The USSR", "Paperback Writer", "Let It Be", "Hey Jude", "Helter Skelter" and more, plus "Something" rendered on a ukulele given to Paul by George Harrison, and a tribute to John Lennon in the form of a medley of "A Day In The Life" and "Give Peace A Chance". Wings-era tracks include "Band On The Run", "My Love", "Let Me Roll It" and "Live And Let Die". The McCartney solo material ranges from "Here Today" to the upbeat "Flaming Pie" and "Dance Tonight", to a pair of numbers from Electric Arguments
, the 2008 album released under the alias of The Firemen.
The concert footage featured on Good Evening New York City
edition features concert footage directed by Paul Becher, who has overseen live visuals for McCartney for some 200 performances and counting. The 33-song 2 hour 40 minute performances were shot in High Definition using 15 cameras and digital footage incorporated from 75 Flipcams handed out to fans over the course of the three night stand. The audio mix, in both stereo and 5.1, was handled by longtime McCartney engineer Paul Hicks, whose credits include the recent Beatles remasters, The Beatles Anthology
, Let It Be... Naked
, and two Grammy awards for his mixing work on the Beatles' Love
Also featured on the deluxe edition is expanded packaging and a bonus DVD including McCartney's headline-making performance on the Ed Sullivan Theater Marquee (including bonus numbers not aired on the Late Show with David Letterman broadcast).