Paul McCartney returns to Spain after eight years of absence

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Paul McCartney, the legendary ex-Beatle, will perform in Madrid in December as part of his ‘Got Back’ tour. This marks his return to Spain after an eight-year absence. The concerts will take place on December 9 and 10, 2024 at the Wizink Centre.

McCartney, now 81 years old, kicked off his ‘Got Back’ tour in April 2022 in Spokane, US, following the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2023 he toured Australia and Latin America, now adding Spain, France and the UK to his tour. His last appearance in Spain was in 2016 at the now demolished Vicente Calderón stadium. There he performed for 40,000 fans.

Nostalgic show full of classics

The upcoming concert promises a mix of nostalgic Beatles hits and songs from his latest albums, such as ‘McCartney III’. The set list includes the live debut of ‘Women and Wives’ and classic Beatles songs such as ‘Getting Better’ and ‘I’ve Got a Feeling’ in a virtual duet with John Lennon. Well-known hits such as ‘Love Me Do’, ‘Get Back’, ‘Let It Be’, ‘Live and Let Die’ and ‘Hey Jude’ will also be present.

Versatile Musical Performances

During the performance, Paul McCartney will play a variety of instruments, including bass, electric and acoustic guitar, piano, ukulele and mandolin. Ticket sales start on June 21 at 10.00 am via Ticketmaster. Put this date in your calendar if you don’t want to miss this unique opportunity to see a living legend live.

Career of a legend

Paul McCartney was born on June 18, 1942 in Liverpool. He is an iconic figure in the music world, best known as a member of the Beatles. He taught himself to play piano and guitar as a teenager and wrote all his own songs. McCartney joined John Lennon’s skiffle group, the Quarrymen, in 1957, which later evolved into the Beatles. He shared songwriting and lead vocals with Lennon and was known for his melodic bass guitar playing and versatile tenor voice.

After the Beatles’ breakup in 1970, he began a solo career and later formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine. Wings became one of the most successful bands of the 1970s. McCartney remains active in the music industry, with recent performances and new music releases. His collaboration with Lennon is considered one of the most successful in music history. Timeless songs such as “Yesterday”, “Eleanor Rigby” and “Blackbird” are still played everywhere.

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