US album release: Run Devil Run by Paul McCartney

Run Devil Run, Paul McCartney’s 11th solo album, was released in the United States on 5 October 1999.

A collection of rock ‘n’ roll oldies and three original compositions, it was McCartney’s first solo project after the death of his first wife Linda in April 1998.

Run Devil Run album artwork - Paul McCartney

Run Devil Run was released on 4 October 1999 in the UK, and reached number 12 on the albums chart. It was released the following day in the USA, where it reached number 27.

Two special editions of Run Devil Run, exclusive to certain retailers, were released with bonus CDs. One, sold only at Best Buy in the US, included an interview conducted by Laura Gross. Another, available at Musicland and Sam Goody stores, included an EP with original recordings of four songs: ‘Blue Jean Bop’ (Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps), ‘Lonesome Town’ (Ricky Nelson), ‘Coquette’ (Fats Domino), and ‘Let’s Have A Party’ (Wanda Jackson).

Last updated: 8 October 2021
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