Sticking Out Of My Back Pocket: A Life in Lyrics

Photo of Paul McCartney taken by Linda McCartney with the logo for the monthly Spotify playlist 'Sticking Out Of My Back Pocket'

Melodies and words are more than just notes and lyrics; they're chronicles of an era, diaries of a life lived, and reflections of a journey through changing times. As we say goodbye to the sounds of the sixties from July’s playlist, we eagerly delve into the realm of Paul’s lyrics, celebrating the announcement of his forthcoming podcast series, McCartney: A Life in Lyrics, and the paperback release of THE LYRICS: 1956 to the Present.

This month's 'Sticking Out Of My Back Pocket' playlist serves as an auditory trailer to Paul’s upcoming ventures. It highlights the seven new songs that are exclusive to the paperback edition and sets the stage with an early treat: the prologue episode of McCartney: A Life in Lyrics.

So, whether you're craving an 'English Tea' or gearing up for a 'Magical Mystery Tour', August’s playlist is your passport to Paul’s lyrical multiverse. Dive into the narratives, let the melodies sweep you away and don’t forget to circle your calendars for the September release of McCartney: A Life in Lyrics, which will be closely followed by the paperback release of THE LYRICS: 1956 to the Present in November.

Paul's #1 New York Times bestseller, THE LYRICS: 1956 to the Present, is poised for its paperback release, amplified with seven new song commentaries and treasures from Paul's personal collection. Pick up your copy on November 7th, more information here!

McCartney: A Life in Lyrics is a podcast birthed from conversations Paul McCartney shared with poet Paul Muldoon over five years. It's a masterclass, a memoir, and an immersive journey. Where each episode spotlights a song from Paul’s iconic catalogue, spanning from the early Beatles days to his solo creations. Dive deeper here!