Paul McCartney says the “final Beatles record” is nearing release – and it’s been created using AI

Paul McCartney
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Sir Paul McCartney has revealed that the last ever Beatles song is set to arrive this year, but will do so with a rather notable, artificially intelligent twist.

Speaking to BBC Radio 4 earlier this week, the legendary songwriter spoke of the “final”, as-yet-unreleased Beatles track, which is rumored to be John Lennon’s unheard cut from 1978, titled Now and Then.

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Matt Owen
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Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.