Paul McCartney is teaming up once again with poet Paul Muldoon, his collaborator on the #1 bestseller The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present. This time, Paul will invite listeners into his creative process with a new podcast co-produced by Pushkin Industries and iHeartPodcasts, out September 20, 2023.
McCartney: A Life in Lyrics is a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music, where each episode focuses on one song from Paul’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work.
The podcast offers listeners an unrivaled opportunity to sit in on conversations between McCartney and Muldoon where they dissect the people, experiences, and art that inspired Paul’s songwriting. The stories are richly interwoven with contemporary music and soundscapes, providing a revelatory and entertaining window into a true creative genius.
Season 1 features 12 episodes that include timeless favorites like ‘Eleanor Rigby’, ‘Back in the USSR’, ‘Let It Be’,’When Winter Comes’,’Penny Lane’,’Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey’,’Here Today’,’Live and Let Die’,’Magical Mystery Tour’,’Jenny Wren’, ‘Too Many People’, and ‘Helter Skelter’. Look out for a new episode landing each week, or binge the first season immediately at release with a Pushkin+ subscription!
New episodes of McCartney: A Life in Lyrics will be released weekly starting September 20, 2023 on iHeartRadio, Apple, Spotify, and wherever podcasts are available. Pushkin+ subscribers will be able to binge the entire season on the very first day. McCartney: A Life in Lyrics will be distributed by iHeartPodcasts.