Beatles’ McCartney & Lennon Sons Release New Single Together

INDIO, CA - APRIL 12: (EDITORS NOTE: THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN DIGITALLY MANIPULATED) Musician James McCartney poses backstage during day 1 of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2013 in Indio, California. Plus imposed image of Sean Lennon
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Sons of Beatles bandmates Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon, James McCartney and Sean Ono Lennon, have co-written a song, titled “Primrose Hill.” An ode to the view of London’s Regent Park, the song is a melancholic ballad with an indie sound.

McCartney said about the song “I had a vision as a child in Scotland, on what was a lovely summers day. Letting go, I saw my true love and saviour in my mind’s eye. ‘Primrose Hill’ is about getting the ball rolling with me & finding this person.”

“Primrose Hill” is McCartney’s second release this year, after “Beautiful,” released in February. Sir Paul supported the track by sharing it on his social media, saying “lots of love to Sean Ono Lennon who co-wrote the song.” James is one of three children Sir Paul had with his first wife Linda, who died in 2002, all of whom who have gone into the arts. Sister Stella McCartney is a well-known fashion designer, and Mary McCartney is a photographer. They also have two half siblings.


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Ono Lennon, the only son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, has released three solo records, with a fourth album forthcoming in 2024, and has performed with many bands, including Cibo Matto, The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger, and The Lennon Claypool Delirium.

The pair’s collaboration adds to their numerous solo projects, which have had varying levels of success.

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