The Beatles are again with a “new” music and an accompanying documentary streaming now completely on Disney+.
Now And Then – The Final Beatles Tune tells the story of “Now and Then,” a shock single from the Beatles that was launched final week. Initially written by John Lennon as a solo monitor for himself, the music was by no means accomplished earlier than his loss of life and floated round in limbo till Paul McCartney revived it final 12 months with the assistance of AI — and the assistance of his surviving bandmates.
Now And Then – The Final Beatles Tune reveals simply how the music got here collectively, with unique footage and commentary from McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Sean Ono Lennon and Peter Jackson, who directed the music video for the monitor.
The 12-minute documentary movie, meantime, is written and directed by Oliver Murray, who additionally directed 2022’s My Life As A Rolling Stone and the current Disney+ particular, Lang Lang Performs Disney.
You possibly can watch the Beatles’ Now and Then documentary with a subscription to Disney+, beginning at simply $7.99. Your Disney+ subscription helps you to watch the brand new Beatles’ brief movie in your cellphone, pill, pc or TV by way of the Disney+ app.
Per Disney+, “The eventful journey of Now And Then came about over 5 many years,” with an outline for the brief movie including that, “the lengthy mythologized John Lennon demo was first labored on in February 1995 by Paul, George and Ringo as a part of The Beatles Anthology mission however it remained unfinished, partly due to the unattainable technological challenges concerned in working with the vocal John had recorded on tape within the Nineteen Seventies.”
However the music lastly got here to fruition in 2022, because of a software program system developed by Jackson for the manufacturing of the documentary collection The Beatles: Get Again (additionally streaming on Disney+). Per Disney, the expertise was capable of “uncouple” Lennon’s vocal from the piano half, which then opened the way in which for the remaining members so as to add their voices and devices to the combo. The “new” monitor marks the completion of the final recording that the Beatles will get to make collectively.
“The legacy of The Beatles set some of the necessary foundations for contemporary youth tradition,” Murray says, in a press launch. “It’s a nice honor to be given the duty of telling this story and I feel it is going to conjure up loads of totally different feelings for folks as all of us have a really private relationship to the band’s work. ‘Now And Then’ is a narrative of musical archaeology and a brotherly bond between 4 guys that gave the world a number of the hottest leisure in historical past.”
Followers can discover a limited-edition vinyl single of the Beatles “Now and Then” on Amazon. You possibly can watch the making-of movie, meantime, on Disney+. Whereas different streamers supply a free trial, Disney+ doesn’t at present any free trials by itself web site. Need to watch the Beatles’ brief movie on-line at no cost? Choose Verizon clients can get “Disney+ On Us” by way of sure limitless plans. See in case your plan qualifies right here.