Tag: Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney, “McCartney III”
The latest from Sir Paul is warm, inviting, a little weird, persistently tuneful, endearingly merry.
Why Aren’t You Listening to Ringo Starr’s Country Album from 1970?
The most slept-on Beatles solo album was also one of the first—and likely the most off-the-cuff, too.
A Primer on Paul McCartney’s Complicated History with—and Triumphant Return to—Japan
In 1966, The Beatles weren’t greeted with the usual pandemonium in Tokyo—and since that time McCartney hasn’t exactly had a smooth relationship with the Japanese authorities himself. But Paul, ever the professional, has never been one to hold a grudge.
The Beatles, “The Beatles (White Album) Super Deluxe Edition”
If not for the fissure amongst the Beatles’ ranks, the lustrous brilliance and weird experimentalism of this collection wouldn’t shine so bright fifty years later.
Charlotte Gainsbourg, “Rest”
Charged with grief and euphoria, “Rest” is a showcase for Charlotte Gainsbourg the musician.
Mac DeMarco, “This Old Dog”
On his third full-length, DeMarco pits the innately good-natured, easy-going tone of his music against a hint of sorrow in his lyrics.
In Conversation: Rob Sheffield on The Beatles and Our Cultural Refusal to Let It Be
The longtime “Rolling Stone” critic’s new book examines the Fab Four in a new light.
Celebrate the First Day of Lolla 2016 with 19 Videos from 19 Lollapaloozas
One from every year of the festival’s history.
WATCH: Paul McCartney Writes Emoji Music, The Cosmic Ballet Goes On
Ten new “Love Mojis” featuring the Beatle’s take on 8-bit melodies are now on Skype.
WATCH: Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band Play Two Cuts from “The River” Box Set on SNL
Plus a bonus version of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” with Paul McCartney.
Songs for a “Licensed Troubleshooter”: Ranking Every James Bond Theme Song
“You were pretty good with that hook.”
Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks
Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of August 24–28, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.
Lollapalooza 2015: No Calm Before the Storm
Evacuations, lightning, and humidity couldn’t keep the crowds or the good music away from Grant Park.
Festival Season Is Officially Here as Lollapalooza Announces 2015 Lineup
…and it’s already sold out.
Paul McCartney Secures His Legacy by Providing a Digital Version of Himself for 3-D Printing
LISTEN: Kanye West Shares Studio Version of “All Day” and Title of New Album
The new track from the Yeezus follow-up features Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom, and a whistled coda by Sir Paul McCartney
WATCH: Kanye West Releases “Only One” Video, Directed By Spike Jonze
Usually known for his controversial, over-the-top, and undeniably creative music videos, it seems like Kanye West has opted for sweet simplicity for the video of…
Are You Ready For Some—: Ranking the Last 22 Years of Super Bowl Halftime Shows From Worst to Best
Lip-synching, unplugged instruments, and blatant product placements, oh my!
LISTEN: Kanye West and Paul McCartney Release Collaboration Track “Only One”
Let’s be completely honest with ourselves: Kanye West was never going to let 2014 end without releasing any new music. While most of us were out and…