Paul McCartney to release deluxe “Egypt Station” box set featuring luggage-style packaging in May

Capitol Records/UMeAre you ready for a return trip to Egypt Station? Paul McCartney has unveiled plans to release a limited-edition deluxe version of his chart-topping 2018 studio album on May 10.

The Egypt Station: Traveller’s Edition box set comes packaged in a vintage-style suitcase and features previously unreleased studio and live tracks, rarities and collectible memorabilia.

The deluxe set includes a black-vinyl two-LP version of Egypt Station housed in a concertina tri-fold sleeve and pressed on 180-gram vinyl; a bonus 180-gram blue-vinyl disc titled Egypt Station II that features three unreleased tracks, and four live performances of songs from the album that McCartney and his band played at special 2018 concerts in Liverpool, London and New York City; and CD and cassette versions of the record.

The package also features additional hidden songs, an HD Audio version of Egypt Station, a copy of a handwritten note from McCartney, an illustrated map, a travel journal boasting reproductions of Paul’s handwritten lyrics, a puzzle, lithographs of two paintings by McCartney, postcards, train and baggage tickets, luggage stickers, playing cards and more.

Only 3,000 copies of this collection will be produced in a one-time-only pressing. The box set will be available for pre-order starting on Friday, February 15, at 9 a.m. ET. Fans who sign up via a link accessible at PaulMcCartney.com by tonight, February 14, at 9 p.m. ET will be emailed a special link to access the pre-order. The collection will be sold on a first come, first served basis. As of yet, no price has been mentioned.

In other news, McCartney is helping fans celebrate Valentine’s Day by making available a special ecard at PaulMcCartneyMyLove.com featuring his hit “My Love” that can be personalized and sent via email or your social media sites.

Here’s a list of tracks featured in the Egypt Station: Traveller’s Edition box set:

Egypt Station
“Opening Station”
“I Don’t Know”
“Come On to Me”
“Happy with You”
“Who Cares”
“Fuh You”
“Confidante”
“People Want Peace”
“Hand in Hand”
“Dominoes”
“Back in Brazil”
“Do It Now”
“Caesar Rock”
“Despite Repeated Warnings”
“Station II”
“Hunt You Down/Naked/Clink”

Egypt Station II
“Frank Sinatra’s Party”
“Sixty Second Street”
“Who Cares” (Full Length)
“Come On to Me” (Live at Abbey Road Studios)
“Fuh You” (Live at The Cavern Club)
“Confidante” (Live at LIPA)
“Who Cares” (Live at Grand Central Station)

Other tracks include:
“Get Started”
“Nothing for Free”
“Get Enough”

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