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Paul McCartney has been busy with not only writing and and recording his latest album – the one man band work of McCartney III  but now he’s busy promoting it.
Paul just uploaded a new 14-song Spotify playlist on his official site. Every month McCartney posts a new tracklisting with a specific theme — with January spotlighting songs that “inspire change and hope for brighter days in the year to come.”

The collection keeps up with the one-man-band vibe of the current McCartney III album — including a trio of tracks from the new set; along with five more culled from 1970’s McCartney and 1980’s McCartney II.

For those of you that are gaming enthusiasts, the playlist’s closer is 2014’s “Hope For The Future,” which was written for and included in the video game Destiny.

Like his previous “screen hits,” McCartney explained that he deliberately composed “Hope For The Future” to have a life beyond its intended project: “I tried to figure out where it was to appear in the game and I wanted to get something that would work just if you heard it alone, and the idea of the video game is basically, y’know, you as the gamer have got to save mankind from the aliens. So I though ‘I’ll use that as a kind of symbolic thing and make it into something that would apply to our situation here now. So, we need some hope for the future. How much can we achieve? So that’s what I did and I based it around that so it would work for the two situations.”  Make sure you check out the video below.

Paul McCartney’s “One-Man-Band”  playlist for January:

“Seize The Day” – McCartney III (2020)
“Find My Way” – McCartney III (2020)
“With A Little Luck” (DJ Edit) – London Town (1978)
“The Kiss Of Venus” – McCartney III (2020)
“Dominoes” – Egypt Station (2018)
“That Would Be Something” – McCartney (1970)
“Summer’s Day Song” – McCartney II (1980)
“Smile Away” – Ram (1971)
“Calico Skies” – Flaming Pie (1997)
“Maybe I’m Amazed” – McCartney (1970)
“One Of These Days” – McCartney II (1980)
“Great Day” – Flaming Pie (1997)
“Coming Up” – McCartney II (1980)
“Hope For The Future” – single (2014)