Marking the 50th anniversary of the release of Paul McCartney and Wings‘ Wild Life, UMe has announced the reissue of Wings’ debut LP.
The release of Wild Life on December 7 1971, found McCartney once again redefining his post-Beatles creative identity, this time beginning his tenure as a founding member of Wings.
Cracking the top 10 and going gold in the U.S., Wild Life faced an admittedly uphill battle as the debut of McCartney’s first post-Beatles band.
In a recent reassessment, Billboard noted that modern-day Wild Life listeners “can throw out all this cultural baggage and just enjoy the tunes… by not reaching for any obvious Beatles tropes, Wings achieved something fresh and inviting…”
The 50th Anniversary limited edition half-speed mastered vinyl pressing will come out on February 4, 2022. It can be pre-ordered at https://pmc.lnk.to/WildLife50thVinylPR.
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