Everyone’s favorite living Beatle is back with Ecce Cor Meum (“Behold My Heart”), Sir Paul’s fourth classical album (his first was in ’91). The recently separated McCartney offered some veiled sentiment in describing the inspiration for his new work at Monday’s CD release press conference (via AP):
“When I came around to thinking, ‘what do I want the words to say?’ I just wrote down a whole load of things that interest me about truth, about love, about honesty and about kindness. Stuff that I thought was important in life.”
Okay, thinly veiled sentiment.
Ecce unfolds in four parts, is in both English and Latin, and was recorded in Abbey Road Studios. Paul plans on a live performance of the work at Royal Albert Hall on November 3rd, and has stipulated that tickets be made available to any and all decent, bipedal humans.