Published Nov 18, 2008In a recent interview with BBC Radio 4, Paul McCartney not only acknowledged that "Carnival of Light, the 14-minute experimental Beatles piece, exists but also that hes ready to release it. In the 90s, McCartney pushed for it to be on The Beatles Anthology Volume 2, but George Harrison didnt like it, referring to the songs avant-garde tendencies as "avant garde a clue. Now, McCartney is saying that "the time has come for it to get its moment.
In terms of the songs sound, McCartney says it represents some studio playfulness. "I like it because it's the Beatles free, going off piste, he said. "I said all I want you to do is just wander around all the stuff, bang it, shout, play it, it doesn't need to make any sense. Hit a drum then wander on to the piano, hit a few notes, just wander around. So that's what we did and then put a bit of an echo on it. It's very free.
No word has been given on when or how the track will surface.
Weird Al interviewing Paul McCartney