Selection is reporting that nearly 60 years since first assembly, it appears to be like just like the Rolling Stones and the 2 surviving Beatles could come collectively on a brand new Stones album.
Selection hears from a number of sources that Paul McCartney has recorded bass components for a forthcoming Rolling Stones mission being helmed by 2021 Grammy producer of the yr, Andrew Watt. Ringo Starr can also be slated to play on the yet-to-be-announced album.
Recording classes happened in Los Angeles in latest weeks and, whereas it’s unclear which tracks will make the ultimate reduce – or whether or not McCartney and Starr would find yourself on the identical tune – the album’s manufacturing is nearing the blending section.
Frontman Mick Jagger stated in 2021 that the group has “a whole lot of tracks completed,” and guitarist Keith Richards stated in a New Yr’s Instagram put up final month that “There’s some new music on its means.”
Watt, who shared two Grammys on the February 5 ceremony for his work with Ozzy Osbourne, has change into the go-to for veteran rock acts, regardless of having a discography that leans closely into pop terrain — like Justin Bieber’s “Peaches” and Dua Lipa’s “Break My Coronary heart.” The guitar virtuoso has himself sat in with such legacy acts as Pearl Jam, Iggy Pop and, in fact, Ozzy. He additionally boasts an in depth relationship with Elton John, with whom he labored on John’s “Lockdown Periods” in 2020, which included the Dua Lipa-assisted “Chilly Coronary heart,” and the Britney Spears-John duet “Maintain Me Nearer” in 2021.
McCartney and Watt have labored collectively up to now. In a 2021 interview, he stated as a lot, describing a gathering with the producer. “I went round for a cup of tea, and naturally we ended up making a monitor,” stated McCartney. Extra lately, he was requested in a Q&A posted on his official web site what he was trying ahead to in 2023. Mentioned the Beatle: “I’ve been recording with a few folks, so I’m trying ahead to doing much more. I’ve began working with this producer known as Andrew Watt, and he’s very fascinating — we’ve had some enjoyable.” Although he did add, “Past that, I don’t have something large deliberate … for the time being!”
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(Rolling Stones picture – Claude Gassian; Paul McCartney picture – © 2018 Mary McCartney)