Paul McCartney Comments on New Album Title, 'Kisses On The Bottom'; Reveals Album Art

More than a few eyebrows were raised when Sir Paul McCartney announced that the title of his upcoming solo album will be Kisses On The Bottom (artwork below.)

McCartney has decided to shed a bit of light on the title, which he explains comes from a cover of Fats Waller's 1935 hit "I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself a Letter," which is on the new album.

The title is taken directly from a line in the lyrics that reads: "I’m gonna write words oh so sweet / They’re gonna knock me off of my feet / A lot of kisses on the bottom / I’ll be glad I got ‘em."

Kisses on the Bottom, which features mainly covers as well as two new tracks, will be released February 7.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.