Quentin Tarantino has a songwriting credit on Paolo Nutini’s new album

Nutini previously sampled 'True Romance' in his music

Quentin Tarantino is credited as a writer on Paolo Nutini’s new album ‘Last Night In The Bittersweet‘.

The legendary filmmaker is reportedly credited on the album’s opening track ‘Aftermath’, which features a sample of a passage from his 1993 film True Romance.

A source told The Sun: “Paolo likes to make all of his music himself, but to have Tarantino’s name credited on your track is pretty cool.”

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Nutini previously sampled Charlie Chaplin’s speech from 1940’s The Great Dictator, which he used on 2014 song ‘Iron Sky’.

Last month, the Scottish singer-songwriter announced his first album in eight years for a July 1 release. With it he shared two new songs ‘Lose It’ and ‘Through The Echoes’ and also unveiled another single ‘Shine A Light’ last week.

Nutini was one of the support acts for Liam Gallagher’s Knebworth weekender last week alongside Kasabian, Fat White Family and others. Check out the NME review here.

Following a run of intimate shows last month, Nutini will be celebrating the release of ‘Last Night In The Bittersweet’ with a string of UK and European shows. Get your tickets here and see the dates below.

AUGUST
21 – Milk Market, Limerick, Ireland
24 – Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

SEPTEMBER
26 – Täubchenthal, Leipzig, Germany
27 – Neue Theaterfabrik, Munich, Germany
29 – X-Tra, Zurich, Switzerland
30 – Fabrique, Milan, Italy

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OCTOBER
02 – E-Werk Cologne, Cologne, Germany
03 – La Cigale, Paris, France
05 – Cirque Royal, Brussels, Belgium
06 – Rockhal Club, Luxembourg
08 – Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
09 – Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
22 – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
25 – Alexandra Palace, London
28 – O2 Academy 1, Birmingham
29 – Bonus Arena, Hull
31 – O2 Academy, Edinburgh

NOVEMBER
01 – Music Hall, Aberdeen

Speaking about Nutini’s influence on him in, Lewis Capaldi told NME in 2018 that he “was the first solo artist that I was ever really into. I was always into guitar bands, like Queens Of The Stone Age and Kings of Leon.”

“But Paolo was the first person where I was like ‘fuck, this is cool’. I remember listening to ‘Iron Sky’ and thinking ‘fuck me this is incredible.’ Before that, I was writing shite Arctic Monkeys songs and it just wasn’t happening because I wasn’t those bands. But with Paolo, I just kind of got it. It’s a good thing, you can kinda tell that I grew up listening to it.”

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