The Beatles legends Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Ringo Starr release new song together

The Beatles legends Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Ringo Starr have teamed up on a new song penned by Macca, which you can listen to below.

Today Sir Ringo Starr releases his new EP Rewind Forward, with a couple of big collaborations.

The four-track record’s second song is called Feeling the Sunlight and was written by fellow surviving member of The Beatles, Sir Paul McCartney.

The drummer said of the upbeat tune: “We were FaceTiming as we sometimes do, and I asked him if he had a song or would write one for this EP I am making.

“A week later he sent the track over and he’s all over it – which is great – playing EVERYthing…”

He added with a laugh: “Including the drums!!!!! So, we had to take them off – I did the drums and the vocals.”

Sir Ringo wrote Rewind Forward with his engineer and regular co-writer Bruce Sugar.

The 83-year-old said: “We’ve been writing a song now for every EP. Rewind Forward was just one of those things I say, and it made sense in the moment. Like a Hard Days Night – I thought, why don’t we just Rewind Forward?

“To make sense of it, sometimes it is good to go back and move forward from a place you left off, you don’t ever have to live in the past, but it is good to check it occasionally.”

Opening track Shadows on the Wall was a collaboration with All Starr Steve Lukather and his Toto bandmate Joe Williams.

The Beatles drummer said: “I asked Luke for a song – him and Joe Williams – and they put meat on it – so I wasn’t just getting a basic track I have to add everything to – it has guitar and bass and all I have to do is add my vocals and drums. Of course, I always do the drums and sing – it is my EP!”

Sir Ringo said of the song: “We had played together on an Ian Hunter track (which was number 1 on the Heritage chart – whatever that chart is!) and I’d played on a Tom Petty track. But this was the first song Mike has ever written for me, which I loved.

“I put drums on it and sang it and he put everything else on it – that’s how it works.” That “everything else” also included the work of fellow Heartbreaker and one of Ringo’s dear friends Benmont Tench.”

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