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).
PAUL MCCARTNEY Good Evening New York City (2009 UK Deluxe Edition 4-disc [2CD/2 x Region 0 DVD] set - As the inaugural musical event at Citi Field the site of the former Shea Stadium these July 2009 shows held special significance not only for McCartney but for generations of his fans. The shows were performed on the same hallowed ground where The Beatles played the 34-minute show in 1965 that would set the precedent for the modern day stadium rock show. This 4-disc set comprisesa 33-track 2-CD set
with audio in both stereo and 5.1; a DVD
featuring footage directed by Paul Becher with highlights of the gigs including 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 ukulele gifted to Paul by George Harrison and a tribute to John Lennon in the form of a medley of A Day In The Life & Give Peace A Chance. Wings-era chestnuts include Band On The Run My Love Let Me Roll It and the pyrotechnic tour-de-force of Live And Let Die while timeless 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 Fireman; plus a Bonus DVD
containing footage of Pauls traffic-stopping headline-making July 15th performance on the Ed Sullivan Theater marquee and an audience documentary. Issued in a sealed hard-back bookstyle packaging complete with an extensive book!)