It started with The Fighter, which netted him Oscar nominations for both writing and direction and supporting acting wins for Christian Bale and Melissa Leo (the film was also nominated for Best Picture and two other awards).
On most of Paul McCartney’s latest album, New, he sounds more like a Beatle than a 71-year-old. Today’s track is the one powerful exception.
‘Early Days’ is about just that — the time when McCarney and John Lennon first met and embarked on their extraordinary careers together.
I’ve looked at the scheduled releases for the rest of the year, though, and it appears that I’m done for 2013. So it’s time for me to take stock of the albums I’ve picked up this year.