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Listen: Paul McCartney - "Queenie Eye"

It's Macca. From the forthcoming October 15 album New. It's "Queenie Eye." 'Nuff said.

Paul McCartney - "Queenie Eye" (from the album New)

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Reader Comments (27)

Well this is f**king annoying - where's the bloody song?

October 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnnoyed

Good psicodelic song Paul!!

October 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDaniel

Amazing!! Macca on your best way even at 71

October 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterNatan Henrique Pimenta

Here's to Nancy for bringing Paul love. A beautiful woman indeed. Paul sounds energized. Love it!

October 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTony Nicolosi

Brilliant. Kind of indie feeling. This is a whole new direction for Paul while still keeping with his signature sound. That bridge is awesome!

October 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJeff Thompson

Brilliant. Kind of indie feeling. This is a whole new direction for Paul while still keeping with his signature sound. That bridge is awesome!

October 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJeff Thompson

Well McCartney, you have really done it this time, you need a manager who isn't afraid to tell you what you are writing is shit. Because in 2013, it is. All 4 NEW songs have been terrible. Yes these people crowded by love will try and deny it, but its true. This album is by far your worse Paul. Give as back the sounds we all love from you

October 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterPeter

"your worse Paul"?? Nice writing, Peter.

October 8, 2013 | Unregistered Commenteryo

I have only heard two tunes from the new album so far . New and Queenie Eye. FANTASTIC! TERRIFIC! STUPENDOUS I could go on ......

October 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterRic Ellingson

Paul must've really died in 1967, because this is not the same guy who wrote all those great Beatles songs, not even close. I just don't understand this praise for Paul's music lately. I think the last hint we had at old Paul was a handful of tracks on the "Flaming Pie" album. Since then he's been lucky to write anything remotely interesting. The best thing he's done since was the song he did with Dave Grohl. While not groundbreaking musically at least it brought back some edge and balls and was genuine. I feel like this is just Paul once again trying to cater to someone else and not being himself. At least with the Beatles he had other players and writers who were great and pushed him to be great. Now I just keep getting the feeling he is searching for someone who will challenge him but then if they push too hard to get him to change he doesn't like that and things don't go so well. See Nigel Godrich. Nigel pushed Paul and in the end they didn't get on too well because Paul didn't want to hear it. Paul needs a John. Elvis Costello was close. Dave Grohl brought out a bit of the old Paul as well. He just needs people t o push him and tell him when something isn't working and not have people who back down when Paul pushes. Of course this is all just my opinion. I guess if you like this new material then great but seriously, play one of these songs next to a Beatles classic and see how it holds up. I'm sure Paul still has the magic in him he just needs to be pushed in order for him to find it.

October 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMark

Let's line up every top songwriter from 1967 (those even still alive!) and play their recent work back-to-back and see which if the 70-year olds sounds the most modern...I'll take Macca and you can have the rest

The bottom line is that the Paul of Penny Lane and Fool On the Hill ain't never coming back! Feel free to not listen...It's Ok...

October 8, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterindycoman

Well I never once said his new music didn't sound modern. He's nailed that no problem, but sounding modern doesn't equate to having a good song. There's a mammoth amount of music out there that sounds edgy and modern, yet strip all the production away and you've got a crap song. I think if you were to do the same with most of Paul's recent work you would find you have a rather mundane and uninteresting song. Don't get me wrong, I want to like Paul's new album and have wanted that with every album he's put out in the past 20 years. I loved his 70's material and even some of his 80's and 90's stuff but the man just can't write a solid song to hold my interest these days. Let me ask all of you who are loving these new songs and have loved everything Paul has put out there lately, what if Paul was not a Beatle? What if the beatles never existed and you heard any one of these songs on the radio would you like them as much?

October 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMark

Here's the thing...I fully get that Paul's recent music is not popular so the general public apparently doesn't like it either....But there is a segment of fans that specifically WANT to hear variations of the musical hooks that attracted us to his music in the first place...that small group of us like what we hear because its exactly what we want out of his new music. It doesn't need to be liked by others.

We are Ok with this 71-year old whose better days are behind him. We don't need to compare the new music to anything as long as those hooks are still sprinkled enough throughout the new music. For many of us, this new material serves that need better than much of what he has done in a long time. A bass line, a guitar riff, a soaring chorus, an uplifting/quirky lyric...A shrinking group of us love it all!

October 9, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterindycoman

With all due respect, I am not basing his music so much on now vs. then, my point was just that the song isn't strong. The vocal melody isn't solid. Forget he is a Beatle, forget he is Paul McCartney. This is just a mediocre song at best as far as catchy hook-laden songs go. If I heard a good catchy vocal hook in this I would like it but I don't. My biggest issue is the vocal melody. It's just not interesting. I will say that "New", the song, is far better than this one is. That one I actually liked. It has a good vocal melody and it's better for it.

If Paul put out something that sounded nothing like his past and he went a more Arcade Fire or Radiohead route or any more current, experimental sounding band, as long as the song was a great one I would be on board. This song is not a great song, IMO.

I just want to see/hear Paul get his imagination going a bit more and stop trying to play it safe. Talk about something modern, I'd love to hear Paul get a bit more experimental on his albums these days and take more chances and risks. You must remember I am a huge fan but want to see him step out of his recent comfort zone musically speaking. I'm still holding out hope for the rest of the album. We'll see.

October 9, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMark

I think he just does what turns him on, and puts the music out .And that's how it should be. And this song feels free to me, it's strong. Will feel great with the Abbey Rd video rolling with it.

October 9, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterstu

It's weird, I was a bit hesitant going in but it had grown on me by the time it had finished. That seems to be true for a lot of McCartney's recent stuff - A bit meh at the start by by the end, bopping along to it. Except for Save Us, actually. I liked that one from the get-go.

October 9, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterW.D. Stevens

Well , I got to say it ... love it , not because he is PM , it is a great song , well produced with those little thing at the bridge , sounds there and everywhere , could be the last Macca effort , I've listenning several songs and Im please.

Talking about the vocals ... mmmm come on the guy can sing as equal as Venus and Mars and still do it right , if the producers clean the voice , well ... let the over productions to Britney ...

October 9, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBalo

As inspired at 71 as he was at 21. As relevant, fresh, and punchy as ever. If you can't see how great Paul McCartney is... that is NOT Paul McCartney's fault. If Paul is Pop, Pop is God, and God is Paul! Peace...

October 9, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBarefoot Justine

Seriously? This song is excellent. This guy is always going in new directions, and from what I"ve heard so far, this album sounds brilliant. The guy's a bloody genius. He's writing songs because he wants too, and he owes nothing to anyone. If you don't like it - don't buy it. But don't rain on my parade. I love it and that's all that matters to me. Sick of people dumping on this guy. The guy's 71 and he's put out SO MUCH INCREDIBLE MUSIC in his lifetime. This album blows anything that's currently on the market. When a 71 year old is blowing away all these teenie boppers - that alone says it all. He's by far the greatest songwriter of this century and YES this stuff holds up. So, I say this with love and respect. Bugger off. If you don't like, don't listen to it.

October 9, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAndrew

I've heard six songs from the album so far, this is McCartney's best work since flaming pie its true to say that Memory almost full didn't have many classic tracks. New is different i have been impressed by the diversity of the songs that's on the album and i feel there all strong songs Queenie eye is really refreshing song and can compare to today's music its quick witted and great for the dance floor. Early days is a fragile song Macca looking to his past with John Lennon, Everybody out there could have come from Band on the Run, Save us is a great driving rock song, New is bright and has a great melody. I think that Mark will be pleasantly surprised when he hears the full album. The different producers really works, and i'm really impressed with Giles Martin.

October 10, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGerry

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