EX-BEATLE McCartney has announced that he is to play a concert in the Spanish capital on June 2.
Sir Paul, 73, told fans on his website that he will be performingat the Vicente Calderón Stadium in Madrid as part of the “One on One” world tour which will include his first Spanish gig in 12 years.
A message on the website read: “As with the launch of every new Paul McCartney tour, ‘One On One’ promises to unveil a dazzling re-designed set, dozens of classics from the most beloved catalogue in popular music, spanning Paul’s entire career – as a solo artist, member of Wings and of course as a Beatle – and no shortage of surprises.”
This comes amid reports of the multi-talented musician filing legal papers in the US in an attempt to reclaim the publishing rights to the Beatles´ back catalogue. McCartney famously wrote most of the band´s hits but has never controlled the publishing. The early collection of Lennon – McCartney songs will become available for public use in 2018 due to copyright law if McCartney is unsuccessful in his bid.
Tickets for the forthcoming tour are available on PaulMcCartney.com