“He called me and said he wanted to work on ‘Now and Then’.”he remembers. “What is your opinion ?”, He says, citing Mecca. “I think this is great.”
The drummer continues: “So he played bass, sent me the files. I added my role on drums. We’d never been closer.” [Lennon] To see it back in the room, so it was very emotional for all of us.
The drummer added that “It was as if John was there.” With them in the recording studio.
McCartney had previously explained that it was Lennon’s voice “Crystal clear” In “Now and Then”, adding: “It’s very touching”.
He added: “And we’re all playing on it, it’s a real Beatles record. In 2023, we’ll still be working on Beatles music and being about to release a new song that the public hasn’t heard yet, I think it’s exciting.”
12 minute film titled “Now Andthen – The Last Beatles Song,” written and directed by Oliver Murray, will be broadcast on La Trois on November 3. This poignant short film tells the story of The Beatles’ final song, with exclusive footage and commentary from Paul, Ringo, George, Sean Ono, Lennon and Peter Jackson.
Additionally, The Beatles will release new expanded versions of the album next Friday (November 10). “1962-1966 (Red Album)” And based on “1967-1970 (The Blue Album)”mixed in stereo and Dolby.
The track “Now and Then” was revealed through tape footage on social media and online, as well as performances in the Fab Four’s hometown of Liverpool.