Paul McCartney to reveal unseen Beatles lyrics in new book
Paul McCartney will include the previously unseen lyrics to an unrecorded Beatles song in his forthcoming book “The Lyrics”.
On Monday, the former Beatle revealed the 154 songs to feature in the book, which will be based on conversations McCartney had with the poet Paul Muldoon, reports The Guardian.
The book will be released on 2 November and will also include “many further treasures” from McCartney’s archives, said Publisher Allen Lane, from handwritten lyric sheets, to previously unseen personal photographs, drafts and drawings.
Each song – from “All My Loving” to “Yellow Submarine” – will come with commentary from McCartney about its creation.
Described as a “self-portrait in 154 songs”, The Lyrics will feature songs from throughout McCartney’s career, including Blackbird, Live and Let Die, Hey Jude, Band on the Run and Yesterday.
Allen Lane said the book would also feature the lyrics to the unrecorded song Tell Me Who He Is. The handwritten and never-before-seen lyrics were found in one of McCartney’s notebooks – believed to date back to the early 1960s – while preparing the book.