LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) – British pop legend Paul McCartney called on people to be vaccinated against coronavirus yesterday as he celebrated the release of a new album released during this year’s lockout.
The former Beetle, which revealed in October that it had revived incomplete music to complete the record, said the Internet allowed so-called anti-waxers to “catch” misleading messages.
“I will get the vaccine, and I would like to encourage people to get it,” he told BBC Radio.
“There were anti-vaccine people, that’s fine, it was their choice.
“But now with the internet these things really catch up and so you find people who don’t take it.”
New album McCartney IIIReleased a week later than originally planned, this is her third solo album.
It’s been months since he last started and worked on new songs in his home studio in Sussex, South England.
It’s all written, produced and presented by McCartney, who says he has no plans to release an album in 2020 until the epidemic forces him to stay home for months.
The former Beatles frontman was set to headline this year’s Glastonbury Festival on its 50th anniversary before being canceled due to the epidemic.
The UK imposed a month-long lockout since the end of March as Kovid-19 was the first to wreak havoc in the country, with more than 65,000 deaths now among Europe’s worst people due to the virus.
McCartney’s new release coincides with the 50th anniversary of his first solo effort, McCartney, Released as “Fab Four” in 1970, went their separate ways. A follow-up, McCartney IICame a decade later.
The latest collection of tracks was created mostly before McCartney’s voice and live performance on guitar or piano, before he overbanged with his bass and umol playing.
Photos from the album were taken by McCartney’s daughter, photographer Mary McCartney, her nephew Sonny McCartney and a few others on their phones.
Keeping photography in the family illustrates how the pop icon depicts previous solo albums, shooting artwork with his late wife Linda McCartney McCartney II.
Linda also took several photos from the 1970 Getfold cover McCartney Album. – AFP