Paul McCartney will perform selections from his new album Kisses on the Bottom in a live video streaming concert tonight, with downloads of the show available to people who buy the CD. The new LP released three days ago features a collection of favorite standards from Paul’s childhood, as well as two brand new McCartney compositions.
The live streaming performance takes place at 7:00 p.m. PST (10:00 p.m. EST) from the famed Capitol Studios in Los Angeles where much of the new album was created. Fans can watch the intimate concert through iTunes on their Mac or PC (or on Apple TV).
The two new songs, “My Valentine” and “Only Our Hearts” feature guest stars Eric Clapton on guitar and Stevie Wonder on harmonica. 3-time Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Diana Krall and her band recorded the album with Paul and will join him in-studio tonight.
The choice of oldies for the album, including, “I’m Gonna Sit Down And Write Myself”, “Bye Bye Blackbird”, and “Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive,” provide a deeply personal journey through songs that a young Paul first heard his musician-father perform on the family piano.
The deluxe version of the CD comes packaged with a download card of this performance to be redeemed after the event. The standard CD contains 14 tracks but no download card.
There are two versions of the deluxe CD. The first contains the standard CD plus the download, and the second (available exclusively at Target stores in the U.S. or at paulmccartney.com) contains a 16-track CD that adds the two bonus tracks “My One And Only Love” and “Baby’s Request” — a new version of the Wing’s track from the 1979 album Back To The Egg. (See the full song list below)
Propose to your lover this Valentine’s Day on Paul’s Facebook Page
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Paul is inviting you to propose to your partner on Facebook.com/PaulMcCartney. He is setting aside a special space at the top of the page on Valentine’s Day for one lucky couple. Click here to join the contest.
Song list and credits on new LP:
1. I’m Gonna Sit Down And Write Myself A Letter
2. Home (When Shadows Fall)
3. It’s Only A Paper Moon
4. More I Cannot Wish You
5. The Glory Of Love
6. We Three (My Echo, My Shadow and Me)
7. Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive
8. My Valentine
10. My Very Good Friend The Milkman
11. Bye Bye Blackbird
12. Get Yourself Another Fool
13. The Inch Worm
14. Only Our Hearts
15. Baby’s Request (on some deluxe editions)
16. My One And Only Love (on some deluxe editions)
Paul McCartney – all lead vocals, acoustic guitar on tracks 12 & 13
Diana Krall band – all tracks
Stevie Wonder – harmonica on track 14
Eric Clapton – guitar on tracks 8 & 12
London Symphony Orchestra – tracks 2, 8, 9, 11 & 12
Tracks 8, 14 & 15 written by Paul McCartney