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Exclusive Song Premiere: James McCartney's Cheerful Pop Track 'Angel'

Listen to a song from the singer-songwriter's upcoming EP collection

October 20, 2011 2:00 PM ET
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James McCartney, ‘Angel’
Mary McCartney

Click to listen to James McCartney's 'Angel'

On November 22nd, British singer-songwriter James McCartney will release The Complete EP Collection, a two-disc set of his two EPs, Available Light and Close at Hand, as well as five previously unreleased original bonus tracks and two covers.

The first track off the collection is the light and cheerful "Angel," which McCartney explains was inspired by "sitting on the top of the stairs in my house in North London trying to write about when I will first meet my true love." The track has strong pop hooks and mandolins, which is one of the many instruments McCartney played on this collection of EPs.

The Complete EP Collection will be in stores on November 22nd, but you can stream "Angel" for free here.

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