Lennon or McCartney? 550 celebrities including Arctic Monkeys weigh in – watch

Florence Welch, Katy Perry, Lady GaGa and Pete Townshend from The Who all feature in new documentary

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner is one of over 550 famous asked to choose between Beatles members John Lennon and Paul McCartney for a new documentary.

The Sacred Goose productions film was posted online earlier this month and can be seen below in full. Shot over ten years, the producers asked musicians, actors, comedians and an assortment of other celebrities to choose which side of the songwriting duo they prefer.

Among those who selected Lennon were Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Breaking Bad actor Aaron Paul and John Lydon, while and Aerosmith, Psy, and Star Wars director J.J. Abrams backed McCartney. The full 35-minute film can be seen below, now.


Arctic Monkeys fell on the side of Lennon.

Paul McCartney recently described Mark Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon in 1980, as the jerk of jerks.” Speaking in a TV interview, McCartney was asked about his relationship with his Beatles bandmate at the time of his murder. While acknowledging that things ended badly for the group, the singer said that their relationship had healed prior to his death.


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