Tag: McCartney

NME Festival blog: Paul McCartney thought Beatles bandmate George Harrison’s songs before ‘Abbey Road’ “weren’t that good”

A newly discovered tape rewrites Beatles history A newly discovered tape of The Beatles has revealed more about the songwriting tensions that existed between Paul McCartney and George Harrison around the time they recorded ‘Abbey Road.’ Renowned rock historian Mark Lewisohn gave The Guardian access to a tape of a meeting held 50 years ago […]

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NME Festival blog: Paul McCartney says headlining Glastonbury 2020 is a “remote possibility”

Macca. Worthy Farm. We’re There. Paul McCartney has responded to reports that he could headline Glastonbury next year – and it’s looking pretty positive. The Beatles icon has been tipped for a headline slot as the iconic festival celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020. He’s also the bookies favourite to take top billing – alongside […]

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NME Festival blog: It doesn’t look like Paul McCartney is headlining Glastonbury 2019 after all…

Rock Another Day… The chances of Paul McCartney headlining Glastonbury 2019 now look extremely unlikely after he announced US tour dates for the same weekend. The Beatles legend was previously among the favourites rumoured to be headlining at Worthy Farm this summer, but now two newly announced shows in America have ruled him out. Sir […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Paul McCartney step back in time as he returns to perform at Liverpool’s Cavern Club

“This reminded me of where it all started” Watch above as Paul McCartney takes a step back in time to the rise of The Beatles for his comeback performance at Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club. To launch his acclaimed new solo album ‘Egypt Station‘, Sir Paul made headlines earlier this summer when he returned to his […]

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NME Festival blog: Paul McCartney on the advice he’d give himself the year The Beatles split: “You’re a good kid, I love you”

“Even though it was really sad, and really crazy times, we made bloody good albums,” he said Paul McCartney opened up about the end of The Beatles, saying that while it was “very sad” at the time, he can now ‘rationalise’ the decision. McCartney has just released his 18th solo studio album ‘Egypt Station’. In […]

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NME Festival blog: Paul McCartney announces a new run of 2019 tour dates

The former Beatle is back on the road next year Paul McCartney has announced a string of new dates as part of his mammoth tour in support of his upcoming album ‘Egypt Station‘. With December UK dates selling out ‘in seconds’, much to the ire of many fans, the former Beatle has now announced five […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch David Lynch team up with Stella McCartney to narrate new short film ‘Curtain’s Up’

The director gives a revealing insight into his love of cinema David Lynch has teamed up with Stella McCartney to create a new short film, Curtain’s Up.  Created by Tête-à-Tête, an LA based studio which Lynch’s son Austin and artist Case Simmons manage, the film features Lynch speaking about his love of cinema. The Twin Peaks director also reveals […]

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NME Festival blog: You could own Paul McCartney, Lorde, Mac DeMarco, and Ed Sheeran’s shoes

Katy Perry, Killer Mike, Grimes and more are also auctioning off their old, autographed footwear for charity Paul McCartney, Lorde, Mac DeMarco and Ed Sheeran are among those auctioning off their shoes for charity. The Small Steps Project provides emergency aid to people “living on municipal rubbish dumps around the world”. The UK non-profit also […]

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NME Festival blog: You could own Paul McCartney, Lorde, Mac DeMarco, and Ed Sheeran’s shoes

Katy Perry, Killer Mike, Grimes and more are also auctioning off their old, autographed footwear for charity Paul McCartney, Lorde, Mac DeMarco and Ed Sheeran are among those auctioning off their shoes for charity. The Small Steps Project provides emergency aid to people “living on municipal rubbish dumps around the world”. The UK non-profit also […]

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NME Festival blog: Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr pay tribute

Beatles stars Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have paid tribute to the late Tom Petty. Rock icon Petty suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in California on Sunday (October 1) and died in hospital yesterday (October 2) at the age of 66. As tributes to pour in from Petty’s musical contemporaries, McCartney and Starr have both […]

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