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The Beatles Announce Their Final Song 'Now and Then'

27 Oct 2023

In exciting news this week, it has been announced that Beatles fans will soon be able to hear the last song featuring George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, and Ringo Starr.
 
The song will be featured in a 13-minute documentary on Wednesday 1st of November and will be released on the 3rd of November as a double A-side single with the Beatles' 1962 debut single 'Love Me Do', featuring cover art by Ed Ruscha.
 
Working alongside Peter Jackson's team, who helped create Get Back, the AI technology used to enhance the audio in the documentary breathed new life into what could be developed. After receiving the demo from Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, it was one of several songs on a cassette labelled 'For Paul' that Lennon had made shortly before his death in 1980.
 
'There it was, John's voice, crystal clear... It's quite emotional. And we all play on it, it's a genuine Beatles recording. In 2023, to still be working on Beatles music, and be about to release a new song the public haven't heard, I think it's an exciting thing.' - Paul McCartney
 
After the initial concern from fans regarding the use of AI with the recording, McCartney has clarified nothing has been artificially or synthetically created for the recording. It has only been used to clean and process what couldn't have been done in the past.

Genesis has published many editions with the participation of the Beatles themselves or those who helped to shape and tell their story. To find out more about our extensive list of Beatles books, click on any of the limited editions below:

 
BIG: Beatles In Germany

BIG: Beatles In Germany

Tony Sheridan, Gunter Zint

£265

From Hamburg to Hollywood

From Hamburg to Hollywood

Jurgen Vollmer

£245

Golden Dreams The Beatles 'A Hard Day's Night'

Golden Dreams

Astrid Kirchherr, Max Scheler

£265

Hamburg Days Prints

Hamburg Days Prints

Klaus Voormann

£395

Hello, Goodbye The Beatles in Tokyo, 1966

Hello, Goodbye

Shimpei Asai

£325

I Me Mine (Publisher's Copies) The Extended Edition

I Me Mine (Publisher's Copies)

George Harrison

£95

Mania Days, The Beatles 1964 US Tour The Photographs of Curt Gunther

Mania Days, The Beatles 1964 US Tour

Curt Gunther

£265

Mike McCartney's Early Liverpool

Mike McCartney's Early Liverpool

Mike McCartney

£325

Mike McCartney's Early Liverpool PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS

Mike McCartney's Early Liverpool

Mike McCartney

£1800

Now These Days Are Gone The Beatles 'Help!'

Now These Days Are Gone

Michael Peto

£295

The Photograph Portfolio 2018

The Photograph Portfolio 2018

Ringo Starr

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