'THE LYRICS: 1956 TO THE PRESENT' out November 2nd
In this extraordinary book, with unparalleled candour, Paul recounts his life and art through the prism of 154 songs from all stages of his career.
Edited and Introduced by Paul Muldoon
Published 2nd November, 2021
Paul and Bob Mortimer discuss 'THE LYRICS: 1956 to the Present'
WATCH A BRAND NEW TRAILER FOR THE LYRICS FEATURING PAUL AND BOB MORTIMER
175 SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION SIGNED COPIES OF THE BOOK WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE AT SELECT RETAILERS
In a teaser trailer for his new book The Lyrics, Paul McCartney talks to Bob Mortimer about the inspiration for his song 'Rocky Racoon'. The conversation takes place at the British Library.
The Lyrics, publishing on 2 November, will tell the story of Paul McCartney’s life and art through the prism of 154 songs from all stages of his career.
To accompany the new book, the British Library has announced it will host a free display entitled Paul McCartney: The Lyrics (5 November 2021 – 13 March 2022), which will celebrate the songwriter and performer and feature previously unseen lyrics from his personal archive.
A Special Limited Edition copy of The Lyrics signed by Paul McCartney will be made available at select bookshops in the US and UK.
UPDATE: Following overwhelming demand the Special Edition of ‘The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present’ has now sold out in the UK, but you still have the chance to win a copy of the special edition when you pre-order The Lyrics from Waterstones or Blackwells.