LONDON, Dec 19 – Yesterday Paul McCartney, a British pop legend, urged people to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, marking the release of a new one-man record charged during this year’s lockout.
The former Beatle, who revealed in October that he had brought back endless music to complete the album, said the internet had allowed anti-vaxxers to seduce false messages. .
“I will (get the vaccine), and I’d like to encourage people to get it too,” he told BBC radio.
“People used to be against vaccines, that was fine, that was their choice.
“But with the internet now these things are catching up so you can get those people who won’t. ”
The new record McCartney III, released a week later than originally expected, is his third single single.
He follows months of work at his home studio in Sussex, in the south of England, on previous and new songs.
All of this was written, produced and played by McCartney, who has stated that he did not intend to release a record in 2020 until the pandemic forced him to stay at home for months. .
The Beatles striker was due to head to the Glastonbury festival this year, on his 50th anniversary, before being postponed due to the pandemic.
Britain suspended locking for months from the end of March when Covid-19 first wiped out the country, which has now suffered more than 65,000 deaths from the virus, among the worst in Europe .
McCartney’s new news coincides with the 50th anniversary of the first solo effort, McCartney, which was released as the “Fab Four” in various ways in 1970. McCartney II, came ten years later.
The latest collection of tracks was built mostly from live footage of McCartney on vocals and guitar or piano, before taking over with her bass playing and drumming.
Pictures for the album were shot by McCartney ‘s daughter, photographer Mary McCartney, with additional images from his nephew Sonny McCartney and some that he took on his phone.
Keeping the photos in the family is a mirror as the pop image featured earlier solo records, with the late wife Linda McCartney burning the artwork for McCartney II.
Linda also took many of the photographs displayed on the front cover of the original 1970’s gate McCartney album. – AFP