Sir Paul McCartney is reissuing a best-selling recording from his post-Beatles days.¬† McCartney says he plans to re-release "Band On The Run," the 1973 album from his group, Wings.¬† It became Wing's most successful album and remains the most celebrated of McCartney's post-Beatles albums.
It reached #1 in the US on three separate occasions, and eventually went triple platinum. In the UK, it spent seven weeks at #1 that summer, becoming the top selling British album of 1974.
The 68-year-old said fans can expect the new "Band" to be in stores this fall.¬† The remastered recordings will arrive in several formats, including a four-disc collector's edition that offers an audio documentary, a new interview with Paul, and a booklet of photos taken by Linda McCartney, Paul‚Äôs late wife and co-founding member of Wings.¬† The "Band On The Run" reissue is scheduled for a November 2nd release.
Along with ¬†Paul and Linda McCartney, Moody Blues' guitarist and singer Denny Laine was part of Wings' original lineup.¬† Among the songs on "Band On the Run" are the title track, the singles "Jet" and "Helen Wheels," "Let Me Roll It," and "Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five."¬† "Band On The Run" was Wings' third album.