Friday, July 13, 2018

'Yellow Submarine' now streaming


"Yellow Submarine" is now streaming on Amazon Prime starting today in the U.S., the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Canada. And the "Yellow Submarine Songtrack" is also streaming on Amazon Music.

Monday, July 9, 2018

New Weeklings single covers Beatles classic


Here's a video of the new Weeklings single,  a cover of "Baby, You're a Rich Man." The song starts out as you would expect and is transformed about 3 minutes into a cozy little beat. It'll be available for download July 20. 





Wednesday, June 20, 2018

New McCartney songs, album - info, order links



"I Don't Know"
https://amzn.to/2tcgvOW

"Come On to Me"
https://amzn.to/2M5JISK

"Egypt Station" (14 tracks. Coming Sept. 7)
https://amzn.to/2MFxRfn

Double vinyl deluxe limited edition
https://amzn.to/2K7YCHi

Paul McCartney invites you on a musical journey to Egypt Station, estimated time of arrival September 7, 2018 by way of Capitol Records.

Sharing a title with one of Paul’s own paintings, Egypt Station is the first full album of all-new McCartney music since 2013’s international chart-topping NEW. Preceded by two of its tracks just released as double A-sides--plaintive ballad  “I Don’t Know” and raucous stomper  “Come On To Me”—Egypt Station was recorded between Los Angeles, London and Sussex, and produced (with the exception of one track) by Greg Kurstin (Adele, Beck, Foo Fighters).

Of the forthcoming album’s enigmatic title, Paul says, “I liked the words ‘Egypt Station.’ It reminded me of the ‘album’ albums we used to make.., Egypt Station starts off at the station on the first song and then each song is like a different station. So it gave us some idea to base all the songs around that. I think of it as a dream location that the music emanates from."

True to the inspiration behind its title, Egypt Station’s 14 songs combine to convey a unique travelogue vibe. Between the opening and closing instrumentals “Station I” and “Station II,” each song finds Paul capturing a place or moment before transporting the listener seamlessly to the next destination. Stops along the way include an acoustic meditation on present day contentedness (“Happy With You”), a timeless anthem that would fit on virtually any album of any McCartney era (“People Want Peace”), and an epic multi-movement closer clocking in at seven minutes with a song suite structure harkening back to the days of Paul’s previous combos (“Despite Repeated Warnings”). The result is a kaleidoscopic journey through myriad musical locales and eras, yet firmly rooted in the here and now--with Paul’s singular unmistakeable melodic sensibility serving as guide.

Confirmation of Egypt Station’s release puts an end to speculation about a new Paul McCartney album that began with the whiting out of his Instagram account as Paul turned up at various landmarks in Liverpool. The capper was a June 9 surprise gig at Liverpool’s tiny Philharmonic Pub, during which “Come On To Me” was debuted alongside a set of classics spanning Paul’s career. Further details to come…


Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Pre-order link for McCartney new album, possible release date, and 'Egypt Station' McCartney auctioned item



Amazon had a link to pre-order the forthcoming McCartney album, which they called "Egypt Station." The link has since been removed. Said it would be out Sept. 7, but that's not entirely reliable.

Original "Egypt Station" McCartney litho



Heritage Auctions sold this Egypt Station lithograph above in the past. It somewhat resembles the cover of one of the singles (see below) that will be out tomorrow.

Picture of two singles to be released June 20. 



Thursday, June 14, 2018

CBS announces McCartney's 'Carpool Karoake'

Courtesy CBS


We announced the "Carpool Karaoke' segment broadcast news on Variety the other day. Here's the CBS press release today (6/13/18) with some more details: 
Legendary musician Paul McCartney will join James Corden in an all-new “Carpool Karaoke” during the London broadcasts of THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN, to be broadcast from Central Hall Westminster, Monday, June 18–Thursday, June 21 (12:37-1:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
During the “Carpool Karaoke,” Paul gives James a tour of his hometown of Liverpool as they sing his hits, have an exclusive sing-along to brand new material, and surprise unsuspecting locals.
UPDATE: The "Carpool Karaoke" segment with Paul McCartney will air June 21, CBS announced June 14.
*Thursday, June 21
Broadcast from London featuring guests Foo Fighters and “Carpool Karaoke” with Paul McCartney (n)


Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Beatles to release limited edition 'Yellow Submarine' picture disc single

Three views of the new "Yellow Submarine"/"Eleanor Rigby" picture disc. (Courtesy Subafilms)


 The Beatles announced on social media May 30 they'll release a limited edition vinyl picture disc single of "Yellow Submarine"/"Eleanor Rigby." The mixes are taken from "1" and "1+," according to a source we asked at UMG. The release date is July 6. You can order this directly  from Amazon.comAmazon.co.uk or Amazon.ca (Canada). Using these links helps us and we appreciate you doing so.  The movie will be back on the big screen starting in July. Tickets are now available at www.yellowsubmarine.film.
























Monday, May 28, 2018

Free Kindle Beatles book worth at least a look


Happened to catch this book "Life on Two Legs" in the Amazon Kindle store yesterday. It's written by the founder of Trident Studios. The foreward is by Paul McCartney. The opening chapter talks about the recording of "Hey Jude." It's free, at least for now. (Prices are known to change without warning in the Kindle store, from my experience.) Worth at least checking out since it's free.