The Straits Times
Published on Jan 18, 2013

McCartney re-records song for animated YouTube clip


(REUTERS) - Former Beatle Paul McCartney has recorded a new version of his 1971 song Heart Of The Country and directed fans to YouTube where the song accompanies an animated clip featuring his late wife Linda.

"I did a new mega simple version of Heart Of The Country for the Linda animation on YouTube," McCartney posted on Twitter on Wednesday.

The 40-second clip was posted in the United Kingdom on Jan 11 by Linda McCartney.

"Sounds cool to me!" he said in Wednesday's tweet. In an earlier post, McCartney tweeted "Looks great - love it!"