Monday, 7 May 2012

Paul McCartney - 'RAM'





The newest release in the Paul McCartney archive collection
Personally supervised by Paul
Newly remastered at Abbey Road Studios
Standard CD ● Special 2 CD ● Deluxe 4 CD + DVD Collectors’ Edition Box Set
● 180 Gram Double Vinyl ● Limited Edition Mono Vinyl ● Digital Download
ABOUT RAM…

RAM, originally released in May of 1971, is the only album to be credited to both Paul and Linda McCartney. The album topped the charts hitting #1 in the UK and #2 in the US. The album also gave Paul his first post-Beatles US number 1 single with ‘Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey’ and a Grammy win for Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists.

STANDARD EDITION [1CD]
CD 1 – Remastered Album (Stereo)
01. Too Many People
02. 3 Legs
03. Ram On
04. Dear Boy
05. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey
06. Smile Away
07. Heart Of The Country
08. Monkberry Moon Delight
09. Eat At Home
10. Long Haired Lady
11. Ram On
12. The Back Seat Of My Car



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SPECIAL EDITION [2CD]
CD 1 – Remastered Album (Stereo)
01. Too Many People
02. 3 Legs
03. Ram On
04. Dear Boy
05. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey
06. Smile Away
07. Heart Of The Country
08. Monkberry Moon Delight
09. Eat At Home
10. Long Haired Lady
11. Ram On
12. The Back Seat Of My Car
CD 2 – Bonus Audio
01. Another Day (previously released as a single)
02. Oh Woman, Oh Why (B-side of Another Day single)
03. Little Woman Love (B-side of Mary Had A Little Lamb single)
04. A Love For You (previously unreleased mix)
05. Hey Diddle (previously unreleased mix)
06. Great Cock And Seagull Race (previously unreleased, instrumental track)
07. Rode All Night (previously unreleased)
08. Sunshine Sometime (previously unreleased, instrumental track)
Housed in Digipak with 24 page booklet


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DELUXE EDITION [4CD + 1DVD]
- The original 12-track album, remastered at Abbey Road Studios
- 8 bonus audio tracks
- Remastered mono album (previously unreleased commercially)
- Remastered Thrillington album, the instrumental cover version of RAM originally released under the pseudonym of Percy ‘Thrills’ Thrillington
Bonus DVD featuring:
- Ramming (11-minute documentary on the making of RAM)
- Heart Of The Country (music video)
- 3 Legs (music video)
- Hey Diddle (Paul & Linda performing the track in Scotland, not used before in its entirety)
- Eat At Home On Tour (4 minute piece using behind the scenes footage from the 1972 European Tour with a live recording of the track Eat At Home from Groningen in Holland)
- All set within a numbered hardbound box containing a 112-page book, 32-page scrapbook, 5 prints in vintage style photographic wallet, 8 full size facsimiles of Paul’s original handwritten lyric sheets and mini photographic book of outtakes from the original album cover photo shoot.
- 24bit 96kHz high resolution audio versions of all 20 songs on the remastered album & bonus audio disc, accessed via a download code inserted on a card within the deluxe edition package.
- Plus digital-only premium membership to paulmccartney.com



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VINYL EDITION
- Two disc 180 gram audiophile vinyl edition remastered at Abbey Road Studios
- Includes rare & previously unreleased tracks
- Downloadable audio of the original album + bonus tracks included


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MONO VINYL EDITION
- One disc LP remastered at Abbey Road Studios
- Limited Edition Numbered


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DIGITAL EDITIONS
- Standard, Special
- 24 bit 96kHz High Resolution
- Mastered for iTunes
- Mastered for iTunes Deluxe
Two digital-only bonus tracks will be available as part of the Mastered for iTunes Deluxe format and via paulmccartney.com:
- Eat At Home/Smile Away (Live in Groningen, 1972)
- Uncle Albert Jam
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ABOUT PAUL MCCARTNEY...
He is the most successful musician and composer in popular music history, responsible for the sale of more than 70 million units in the SoundScan era alone!



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