Album release: Egypt Station by Paul McCartney

Egypt Station, Paul McCartney’s 17th solo studio album, was released on 7 September 2018.

It was released by Capitol Records on compact disc, standard 140g double vinyl, limited edition 180g deluxe double vinyl with deluxe packaging, and as a digital download.

Paul McCartney – Egypt Station cover artwork

There were also several limited edition coloured vinyl variants: a green vinyl double LP promoted to Spotify listeners, double red vinyl sold by Barnes and Noble in the US, and an orange and blue vinyl edition in a “concertina trifold 6 panel gatefold package”, sold on the McCartney store and affiliated sites.

A limited edition CD set with concertina-style packaging, sold in HMV in the UK and Target in the US, contained two extra tracks: ‘Get Started’ and ‘Nothing For Free’.

Egypt Station charted at number one on the US Billboard 200, becoming McCartney’s first chart-topper since 1982’s Tug of War.

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Paul McCartney live at Grand Central Terminal, New York City
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