- Timeline This film has been released in 2021
- Release date:
- Jan 14, 2021
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Every song of 2020 album “McCartney III” was published on the YouTube streaming platform using a lyric video. Those lyrics videos were released in batches, from December 18, 2020 (the day of the release of the album) to mid-January for the latest one.
The lyric video for the track “Slidin’” was the last one published, on January 22, 2021.
@mollydogson did all the illustrations and @isobelknowles has been a total genius helping with the animation.
Working with Paul’s handwritten lyrics each lyric video is based in a domestic or studio setting. Using photos taken by Paul’s daughter Mary McCartney while he recorded the album during lockdown I created collaged scenes for the viewer to get a sense of Paul’s at-home creative process. To add a touch of intimacy you see his coffee cup, his plectrums, pencils, synthesisers, guitar pedals, curtains, books, mushroom lamp etc. I was also allowed to use Linda McCartney’s photographs taken during the recording of the McCartney and McCartney II albums, some of these details work as added easter-eggs for the fans with keen eyes to discover.Lucy Dyson – From Facebook, December 24, 2020
- Directed and animated by Lucy Dyson
- Illustrations by Molly Dyson
- Photography by Mary McCartney
- Additional animation by Isobel Knowles
Last updated on August 1, 2023