Tune in as Paul McCartney talks about Kisses on the Bottom during webstream interview

Tune in live to PaulMcCartney.com today (Thursday, January 19) at 11 a.m. Eastern to get an exclusive live behind-the-scenes broadcast of Paul’s Q&A session with some of the world’s media.

PaulMcCartney.com will stream 30 minutes of interviews, as the ex-Beatle talks with press from around the world to promote the release of his new standards album, Kisses on the Bottom. Fans also have the opportunity to ask a question to be answered by McCartney by emailing it to kissesonthebottom@paulmccartney.com; one query will be chosen.

[UPDATE!: Here are highlights from the webstream, including McCartney's thoughts on working with Stevie Wonder again and how it feels to become one of the elder statesmen of rock.]

Check out our sneak peek at ‘Kisses On The Bottom,’ set for release on February 6 in the UK and February 7 in America. Click through the title for complete review …

SOMETHING ELSE! SNEAK PEEK: PAUL McCARTNEY – KISSES ON THE BOTTOM (2012): This is not just a love letter to a lost era of songmaking, but one of the most evocative, deeply ardent records that McCartney has ever issued. Working in a higher vocal range that remains largely untouched by age, or his rugged third-act touring schedule, the ex-Beatle stirs up a spectacular range of emotions: The hushed, crepuscular melancholy of Peter van Steeden’s “Home (When Shadows Fall)” is matched only by the stirring resolve found on Haywood Henry’s “Get Yourself Another Fool” from this now thrice-married soon-to-be-70-year-old. McCartney’s trembling rapture throughout Irving Berlin’s “Always” finds a balancing moment in his impish hat-tipping joy during Johnny Mercer’s “Ac-Cent-Thcu-Ate The Positive.”

[ONE TRACK MIND: Laurence Juber takes over our One Track Mind feature to discuss key songs from his tenure with Paul McCartney and Wings, along with favorite sides from his solo career and Al Stewart projects.]

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