McCartney’s latest solo album, “Memory Almost Full”, will be released on June 5, 2007 and represents the first global release from Hear Music, the new record label formed by Starbucks Entertainment and Concord Music Group. ITunes customers in the US who pre-order will receive the music video for the album’s first song, “Dance Tonight,” as a free download; video starring Natalie Portman and directed by acclaimed director Michel Gondry. In other countries outside the US, iTunes customers who pre-order the album will get an exclusive acoustic version of the single “Dance Tonight.”
According to statements by Apple CEO Steve Jobs, “Paul McCartney is one of the greatest musicians of all time and we are excited to be able to offer his first digitally distributed album on iTunes.
For his part, Paul McCartney has indicated that “’Memory Almost Full’ is a very personal album for me, and I am excited that fans will be able to enjoy it in a completely new way. This is the perfect time for this music to be available on iTunes. “