New detail emerges for Paul McCartney solo album

Paul McCartneyNew detail emerges for Paul McCartney solo album

The producer is known for working with another big artist you might know

By David Sands
March 31, 2017

Paul McCartney has let loose with a new revelation related to his still-unnamed upcoming solo album—and it’s a big one.

While we’ve known since last summer that Sir Paul has been working on a follow-up to 2013’s New, we now have the name for the project’s producer.

In a recent interview with BBC 6 Music‘s Matt Everitt, McCartney revealed the producer as none other than Greg Kurstin, who previously worked with Adele on her hit song “Hello.”

“I’m making a new album which is great fun,” the former Beatle told BBC Music 6. “I’m in the middle of that. I’m working with a producer I first worked with two years ago on a piece of music I’m doing for an animated film. He went on to work with Beck and got Best Album of the Year with Beck. Then he went on to work with Adele and has just got Song of the Year, Record of the Year, with Adele, of course and just got Producer of the Year.”

Interestingly, McCartney worked with two other producers associated with Adele, Mark Ronson and Paul Epworth, on his last solo album, New. Beyond Greg Kurstin’s name, however, other details—like the name and expected release date of McCartney’s latest project—are still scarce.

In addition to his own album, the ex-Beatle recently got together with his old friend and bandmate Ringo Starr to collaborate on a solo album with him.

As for show dates, McCartney is currently scheduled to play several dates in Japan next month.

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