McCartney poured out 15 songs, including two from his upcoming album, “New.” Here's the setlist: “Magical Mystery Tour,” “Save Us,” “Junior's Farm,” “Jet,” “New,” “Lady Madonna,” “Birthday,” “Another Day,” “Everybody Out There,” “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da,” “Band on the Run,” “Back in the USSR,” “Day Tripper,” “Let It Be” and “Hey Jude.”
Rock writer and publicist Phyllis Pollack said there were people watching the show on rooftops and on top of the dolby theater, “on any kind of thing that can be a balcony.”
McCartney seemed to be having a blast, engaging the crowd after every song and at one point leading them in a cheer for host Jimmy Kimmel (“Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy”). McCartney and the band played in front of a lighted logo of the title of his forthcoming “New” album. The deluxe version of the album can be ordered on iTunes and on Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, Amazon.co.jp, Amazon.co.uk and Walmart. (A complete list of ordering options for “New” is here.)
The set list was notable for one song it included and one it didn't. McCartney sang “Another Day,” a song he sang with Linda McCartney on “Ram.” Sept. 24 would have been Linda McCartney's 72th birthday. But it also didn't include his usual pyrotechnic showstopper “Live and Let Die.”
Earlier today, McCartney announced a new cover for his “New” album and confirmed the deluxe tracklist for the “New” album. Rolling Stone reviewed the title song, also the single, in its Sept. 26 issue and called it “a Beatlesque pop confection with tasty production by modernist Mark Ronson.”
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