Paul McCartney - 'New'

Paul McCartney - 'New'

Perhaps it’s a symptom of our nostalgia-obsessed age, but over the last decade or so rock’n’roll has shed the stigma of getting older. Quips have been made about The Rolling Stones’ advancing decrepitude since they were lithe...

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Paul McCartney - 'Kisses On The Bottom'

Paul McCartney - 'Kisses On The Bottom'

Nope, this sure as hell ain’t one for the Skrillex enthusiast in your life nor, for that matter, anyone under 50. But, if anyone on earth has earned the right to make the dreaded Stuff I Loved When I Was Little covers album, it’s Paul...

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Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

Given Macca’s recent turbulent private life, the fact this album exists at all is cause for celebration. Better still, it’s more tuneful and exuberant than 2005’s underwhelming Nigel Godrich-produced ‘Chaos And Creation In The Backyard’....

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Paul McCartney: Chaos And Creation In The Back Yard

Paul McCartney: Chaos And Creation In The Back...

Back at the start of 2003, Paul McCartney was stuck in a rut. As a solo artist he was better known to anyone under the age of 25 as the Beatle who did ‘The Frog Chorus’ or ‘Mull Of Kintyre’ than any of the 19 albums he put out after the...

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Paul McCartney : Driving Rain

Paul McCartney : Driving Rain

He hides it well behind that paternal smile, but Paul McCartney 's irritation at being considered the fluffy Beatle has clearly never quite faded. His last decade of interviews often feature slightly querulous statements along the lines of...

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Liverpool Sound Collage

Liverpool Sound Collage

Over there, a woman writhing in a bag. Upstairs, a video installation depicting rampant nudity, while another artist paints himself blue as a protest against Vietnam. There's something endearingly dated about this record, a "sound collage"...

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