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Paul's NEW Album
5 July 2014
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Inspired by the Alternate Lyrics thread going on, I thought of this.

In Get Me Out Of Here, Paul sings

Hear the taxman knocking at my door
I've got a feeling he'll be asking for more

So, do we need to rewrite Taxman

Let me tell you how it will be
There's one-QUARTER for you, nineteen and three-quarters for me

7 July 2014
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On Paul's FB page from an hour ago

Rolling Stone will be premiering the Early Days video today

7 July 2014
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Another video? Are we getting a video for each track off the album?

Oh well. Consisdering the theme it may have more of a Beatles related theme.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
7 July 2014
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Here's the video.

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7 July 2014
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*sniff* That was beautiful. Well done.

 

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7 July 2014
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Wow.! Thats one of the best video's of Pauls i've seen.

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"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
7 July 2014
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Absolutely fantastic video.

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8 July 2014
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The video's now up at YouTube.

 

 

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9 July 2014
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Daily Mail article on the new video, includes this pic of Paul with Johnny Depp and Patti Smith:

 

 

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10 July 2014
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parlance said
The video's now up at YouTube.

 

 

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So much going on there… Wow

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10 July 2014
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In thinking about my line for the Lyric Last Letter Game, I thought about these lines from Bluebird

Fly away through the midnight air
As we head across the sea
And at last we will be free

And that made me break out singing Wanderlust.

Light out wanderlust
Head us out to sea

Take us from the dark
Out where we can see

Light out wanderlust
Help us to be free

Now my mind just went here.

"Turned Out"

I took a trip into the ocean
High emotion filled me with desire
I had to see what I was fighting
That kept inviting me to take it higher
Well looking back it didn't hurt me
It did something for my soul

I wonder why Paul thinks about going out into a large body of water to discover things and be set free?

x-posted from the Tug of War thread.

10 July 2014
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Ahhh Girl said

I wonder why Paul thinks about going out into a large body of water to discover things and be set free?

Paul also beseeches the ocean to return his beloved "Honey Pie." "Will the wind that blew her boat across the sea, kindly send her sailing back to me… doo, doo, doo…"

I would imagine that a budding young songwriter/poet from a coastal port like Liverpool would be inspired by standing at the water's edge and staring at the horizon, wondering what wondrous adventures awaited him out there. Last night at sunset my wife and I took a walk along the shoreline of Puget Sound near our house. It was similarly inspiring, with the gentle breezes and the saltwater smells and the melancholy caws of the gulls and such.

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10 July 2014
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ahdn_paul_06 Interesting thought from an interesting perspective.

18 July 2014
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parlance posted about Paul's recent Rolling Stone interview here

I thought it would be a nice touch to add Paul's thoughts regarding Early Days into this thread.

You just released a music video for your song "Early Days," where the chorus goes, "They can't take it from me if they tried/I lived through those early days." What are you singing about there?

Revisionism. It's about revisionism, really. I know my memory has got chips in it that still can go exactly back to two guys sitting in a room trying to write "I Saw Her Standing There" or "One After 909." I can see that very clearly still, and I can see every minute of John and I writing together, playing together, recording together. I still have very vivid memories of all of that. It's not like it fades. Since John died so tragically, there's been a lot of revisionism, and it's very difficult to go against it, because you can't say, "Well, no, wait a minute, man. I did that." Because then people go, "Oh, yeah, well, that's really nice. That's walking on a dead man's grave." You get a bit sensitive to that, and you just think, "You know what? Forget it. I know what I did. A lot of people know what I did. John knows what I did. Maybe I should just leave it, not worry about it." It took a little while to get to that.

I know that I have every memory still intact, and they don't, as I say in the last verse, 'cause they weren't there. I think you'll find this in most bands, but in the Beatles' case, it's got to be worse than any case. For instance, I was on holiday once, and there was this little girl on the beach, little American kid. She says, "Hi, there. I've just been doing a Beatles appreciation class in school." I said, "Wow, that's great." I think, "I know, I'll be really cool here. I'll tell her a little inside story." So I go on about how something happened, and it was a fun story – and she looks at me, she says, "No, that's not true. We covered that in the Beatles appreciation class." I'm going, "Oh, fuck." There's no way out, man! They're teaching this stuff now.

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To get back to my original point, that's the kind of thing that happens in films, but these books that are written about the meaning of songs, like Revolution in the Head – I read through that. It's a kind of toilet book, a good book to just dip into. And I'll come across, "McCartney wrote that in answer to Lennon's acerbic this," and I go, "Well, that's not true." But it's going down as history. That is already known as a very highly respected tome, and I say, "Yeah, well, okay." This is a fact of my life. These facts are going down as some sort of musical history about the Beatles. There are millions of them, and I know for a fact that a lot of them are incorrect.

I can see how that would be frustrating.
Well, it used to be frustrating. I've got over it. It's okay. "Early Days" has a smattering of that, but the main thing is it's a memory song. It's me remembering walking down the street, dressed in black, with the guitars across our back. I can picture the exact street. It was a place called Menlove Avenue. [Pauses] Someone's going to read significance into that: Paul and John on Menlove Avenue. Come onnnnnnn. That's what it's like with the Beatles. Everything was fucking significant, you know? Which is okay, but when you were a part of the reality, it just wasn't like that. It was much more normal.

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