Perfect Valentine From Sir Paul McCartney

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50 years after The Beatles landed, Sir Paul created a wonderful, double Grammy winning video that will delight fans and lovers

By Stephen Pate – Gents, Sir Paul McCartney’s double Grammy winning Live Kisses Blu-Ray will make the perfect Valentine for a Beatles fan or a special someone who likes to be romantic.

The video won two Grammys this month for “Best Surround Sound Album” and “Best Music Film.” I’ve watched this video several times over the past year and get all choked up every time. My wife says I’m a mushy guy but she loves it.

If you can’t find it in a local store or are just lazy like me, Amazon Global Priority Service  will deliver by Thursday, on time for Valentine’s for $36. Live Kisses is also available as a DVD.  Don’t even bother with (Canada)who have a 3-week delivery.

Quantities are limited to only 12 @ Blu-Ray’s and no limit on DVD’s).  I’d move on Paul McCartney: Live Kisses [Blu-ray] if you need a sure-fire addition to roses and chocolates.

The studio recording of the CD Kisses on the Bottom has been captured in a wonderful live video that shows off Sir Paul McCartney as a performer of the ages on Paul McCartney: Live Kisses.
While everyone from Rod Stewart on is mining the 50s ballads some of us remember, Sir Paul picked his repertoire from the music of his parents from the 1930s and 1940s.  Unlike the raspy voiced and leering Stewart,  Sir Paul is the perfect gentleman, smooth and smoother.

Sir Paul was crooning ballads on the first album of The Beatles with “A Taste of Honey” and on the 2nd album with “Till There Was You.” He has an amazing ability to span ballads to rock.  Sir Paul also wrote “Yesterday” one of the most popular songs of all time. Some critics have dissed “My Valentine” a new song he wrote last year but I find it has grown on me and is perfectly lovely.

The CD is wonderful to hear but watching Sir Paul sing and interact with musicians like Diana Krall, Eric Clapton, and Joe Walsh is pure magic. I will admit to getting goose bumps several times watching Live Kisses. It is one of the sweetest videos I own.

The video was shot in stunning black and white with 24-bit audio recording and the sound is superb. Everything is crystal clear.

I reviewed the CD last year Review : Paul McCartney Kisses on the Bottom and liked it without reservation.

Eagle Rock Entertainment is proud to celebrate two Grammy wins at Sunday night’s Grammy Award Ceremony (January 26, 2014). Paul McCartney’s Live Kisses, which was released on DVD and Blu-ray on November 13, 2012, received “Best Surround Sound Album” and “Best Music Film.”

“It is with an incredible sense of pride that Eagle Rock joins in celebrating the huge talent that is Sir Paul McCartney,” states Mike Carden, President Of Operations North America. “We work very hard to ensure that everyone gets to enjoy the fantastic works that this great artist creates. I am proud to play a part in the team that is Eagle Rock Entertainment Worldwide. Congratulations to all for achieving the honor of not one but two Grammys.” Music News.

5 / 5 stars     

By Stephen Pate, NJN Network

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