December 23, 2011

Paul McCartney Release New Album

Paul McCartney will begin 2012 with an album containing cover songs and two new songs. The yet-untitled album will be launched on February 7 and McCartney playing classic American songs that inspired him and John Lennon when they wrote the song.

"When I write songs, I realized how powerful these songs, and I learned a lot," said

"I always think of artists such as Fred Astaire's really cool. Writers like Harold Arlen, Cole Porter, for me the songs amazing. And then, when I was a writer, I realized they were working on the songs so beautifully."

In collaboration with Grammy-winning jazz musician Diana Krall and producer Tommy LiPuma, the former Beatles frontman to record their vote in a booth with no instrument for the first time during his musical career.

A complete list of his songs have not been disclosed, but the album will feature collaborations with music legend Stevie Wonder on a new song "Only Our Hearts" and Eric Clapton on the song "My Valentine".

Paul McCartney 2012 Album