Interview for Word magazine • January 2008

Interview with Word magazine

Interview of Paul McCartney
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Songs mentioned in this interview


The End of the End

Officially appears on Memory Almost Full

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Interview

About the song “The End Of The End”:

I heard someone – I think it was James Taylor – say in a lyric “the day I die,” and it prompted me to think of my death as a subject. So I got into that and found that I was interested in the Irish Wake idea, and jokes being told and stories of old, rather than the solemn, Anglican, doom-laden event. But it’s not a subject that anyone visits that much. It’s not too jolly, I suppose. It doesn’t make a great song to dance to.

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