By: Gary Graff
Paul McCartney has dropped the first single and first details about his new album.
"New," the set's upbeat title track, came out late Wednesday (August 28) on iTunes and SoundCloud, as well as an announcement that the "New" album will come out October 15.
The "New" song was produced by Mark Ronson, the son-in-law of Foreigner's Mick Jones who's best known for his work with Amy Winehouse.
McCartney has worked with several other producers -- including Ethan Johns, son of famed producer and engineer Glyn Johns, and Giles Martin, son of Beatles producer George Martin -- on the album, which will be his first of all-new, original material since "Memory Almost Full" in 2007.
His last album, "Kisses on the Bottom," was comprised of mostly covers.
More details about "New" are expected to be announced soon. McCartney performs on September 21 in Las Vegas and is rumored to be adding shows in San Francisco and Los Angeles before heading to Japan for a four-date mini-tour during November.
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