Paul McCartney has unveiled the limited edition box set that will include a deluxe version release of his latest solo album, Egypt Station, as well as several surprises and collectibles. Named the “Traveler’s Edition,” there will be 3,000 sets available for purchase and it will include three previously unreleased McCartney tracks.
The set, which will be a one-time-only pressing, will be available on May 10, but fans can gain pre-order access by signing up for a mailing list by 9pm ET today, Feb. 14. Unique pre-order access links will be sent out at 9am ET Friday, Feb. 15. Fans can sign up here.
The Egypt Station Traveler’s Edition will include the original album pressed on 180 gram vinyl, and “Egypt Station II,” which includes the 3 unreleased tracks, pressed on “Night Scene” blue vinyl. The unreleased songs are “Frank Sinatra’s Party,” “Sixty Second Street,” and an extended version of the single “Who Cares.” Four live performances of songs from Egypt Station will also be included. The performances were recorded at Abbey Road, the Cavern Club, the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, and Grand Central Station.
Aside from the vinyl records, versions of Egypt Station on CD and cassette, access to HD audio of all tracks, and additional rare performance footage will be included in the collection. Packaged in a vintage-style suitcase box, other collectibles will include a handwritten note from McCartney, an illustrated map, travel memorabilia (“travel itinerary”, postcards, baggage tickets, and first class ticket), luggage stickers, travel journal, lithographs, a jigsaw puzzle, playing cards, and more hidden surprises and rarities.
Egypt Station was released in September 2018 and McCartney will be hitting the road with his Freshen Up tour this spring.
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