New songs, DVD jog McCartney 'Memory'


NEW YORK -- Three previously unreleased tracks and a live DVD will be included on a deluxe edition of Paul McCartney's "Memory Almost Full," due Nov. 6 via Hear Music. The album was first released by Starbucks' music label in June and debuted at No. 3 on The Billboard 200.

The CD portion of the album will feature the songs "In Private," "Why So Blue" and "222," while the DVD rounds up five tracks from McCartney's intimate June concert at London's Electric Ballroom. The DVD also boasts videos for the "Memory Almost Full" singles "Dance Tonight" and "Ever Present Past."

McCartney has no touring plans at the moment, but will play a one-off Oct. 22 show at the Olympia in Paris and has also confirmed a June 1, 2008, gig in his Liverpool, England, hometown as part of the city's year as European Capital of Culture.

The former Beatle will headline the Liverpool Sound Concert at Liverpool Football Club's Anfield soccer stadium. Fans can register for a ballot for tickets at until Oct. 7.

There are several other balloted events during the program, including the opening of "Liverpool the Musical" on Jan. 12 at the newly built 10,600-capacity Liverpool Echo Arena, where McCartney's former Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr will perform alongside the Eurythmics' Dave Stewart, Echo & the Bunnymen and the Lightning Seeds' Ian Broudie.