Song title is anagram of 'Mills betray me'
Fans of The Beatles and Sir Paul McCartney are debating whether a song featuring on his recent album, ’Memory Almost Full’, is about his ex-wife Heather Mills, who was recently awarded £24.3million of his fortune in a divorce settlement.
The title of the song ’Mister Bellamy’ is an anagram of “Mills betray me”, and fans are speculating as to whether lyrics in the song refer to Mills.
Lyrics in the song include the lines, “I’m not coming down, no matter what you do”, and, “No-one to tell me what to do, no-one to hold my hand”.
One fan writing on a messageboard wrote, “Macca wouldn’t be so blunt as to write a song specifically about someone, or a situation, and then say so, but you’d have to be a fool not to understand that he does write these songs,” reports BBC News.
Another wrote, “He can write a song about his relationship with Heather without actually saying the words ‘Heather’, ‘wife’, ‘divorce’ or ‘mistrust’.”
Speaking on a website video last year, McCartney said: “Who is Mister Bellamy? Well, I never know who these people are. Who are Chuck and Dave from ‘When I’m 64’? Who is Eleanor Rigby? Who are Desmond and Molly from ‘Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da’? I don’t know, I just make them up. I like giving characters names and just making them up and trying to make them fit.”
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