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Paul McCartney and Wings – Wild Life – Half Speed Master 180 Gram Vinyl Record

 

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Paul McCartney and Wings – Wild Life – Half Speed Master 180 Gram Vinyl Record

Wild Life is the debut studio album by the British-American rock band Paul McCartney and Wings, released on December 7, 1971.

The album was recorded quickly, with the band adopting a more spontaneous and raw approach to the recording process. Much of it was recorded in just over a week. Wild Life features a diverse range of musical styles, including rock, folk, and blues. It reflects McCartney’s interest in exploring different genres.

“Wild Life”: The title track serves as the opening song and sets a loose, informal tone for the album, “Love Is Strange”: A cover of the Mickey & Sylvia song, performed in a more laid-back style and “Dear Friend”: A poignant song that has been interpreted as McCartney’s response to the breakup of The Beatles and his friendship with John Lennon.

Wild Life received mixed reviews upon its release. Some critics praised its spontaneity, while others found fault with its seemingly unfinished nature.

The album performed modestly in terms of commercial success. It did not achieve the same level of chart success as some of McCartney’s later works.

Wild Life is considered a unique entry in McCartney’s discography, capturing a moment of transition as he formed a new band after The Beatles’ breakup. Over time, it has gained some appreciation for its unconventional and raw qualities. McCartney and Wings went on to release several more successful albums, including “Red Rose Speedway” (1973) and “Band on the Run” (1973).

Wild Life is notable for being an experimental and somewhat unconventional album in McCartney’s career. It reflects a period of musical exploration as McCartney and Wings found their footing as a new musical entity following the dissolution of The Beatles.

50th Anniversary Half-Speed Mastering limited edition reissue.

Originally released in December 1971

This edition was cut by Miles Showell at half speed using high resolution transfers of the original master tapes at Abbey Road Studios, 23rd July 2021. This half-speed master closely references the 2018 remaster by Alex Wharton and Steve Orchard. It was made as a vinyl specific transfer in high resolution and without digital peak limiting for the best possible reproduction.

Brand new, never played and still in the factory plastic

Track Listing
Mumbo
Bip Bop
Love Is Strange
Wild Life
Some People Never Know
I Am Your Singer
Bip Bop (Link)
Tomorrow
Dear Friend
Mumbo (Link)

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