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Paul McCartney reveals tour plans and new LP for 2013

Paul McCartney

Story by Jack Foley

PAUL McCartney has revealed plans for a new album and tour in 2013.

A statement on his website included the line that the former Beatle is is currently working on a new studio album, to follow last year’s covers record, Kisses On The Bottom.

And it also confirmed the name of the tour as Out There!.

It adds: “The tour will see Paul and his band travel the world throughout the year, even visiting some places they’ve never been before. Further announcements and dates will be added in the coming weeks so stay tuned to PaulMcCartney.com for updates and ticketing details.”

Two dates have already been revealed: the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland on June 22 and the Happel Stadium in Vienna, Austria on June 2.

But McCartney has already announced plans to headline the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, Tennessee this summer, alongside Mumford and Sons and Tom Petty.

And he will also be releasing a live version of his Wings record Maybe I’m Amazed – which was originally released in 1976 as a radio promo single – on 12-inch vinyl for Record Store Day on April 20.