Paul McCartney Releases Virtual Reality Series

By Staff

Sir Paul McCartney is launching a six-episode documentary series shot in VR (Virtual Reality) as part of his promotion of PURE McCartney, a career-spanning compilation album due June 10.

The Beatle is teaming up with Jaunt, the industry’s leading producer of VR content. According to a release, each of the shorts will dive into the stories behind some of Paul’s most iconic songs.

Filmed in his private home studio, the PURE McCartney VR episodes, will start with “Dance Tonight” and “Coming Up,” to be followed by “My Valentine”, “Mull of Kintyre” and “Early Days.”

Related: Paul McCartney Calls Kanye West a Monster (In a Good Way)

In “Dance Tonight,” McCaartney reveals how he got the cast, including Natalie Portman to play roles in the 2009 music video.

Watch “Dance Tonight” below and move click and drag the screen around for the full effect, but note that the below video was designed to be viewed with a VR headset via the Jaunt app, allowing for an immersive 3-D experience. The full VR experience allows the viewer to select various options including learning to play the songs via tutorials.

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