The 12 Weirdest Paul McCartney Songs

Explore the mad-genius side of the silly-love songsmith

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'Free Now' (2000)

McCartney has made three electronic albums as the Fireman, in collaboration with Youth (former bassist for Killing Joke). But the Liverpool Sound Collage record, which cuts up samples of the Beatles, Super Furry Animals and random Liverpudlian pedestrians, might be the best and strangest of the bunch. With strangled vocals, a relentless groove and random noises, "Free Now" sounds like a transmission from another planet.

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