Paul McCartney at Stade de France
Biographie of Paul Mc Cartney
the early days of Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney is an emblematic figure of British music. He was a member of The Beatles in the 60s, the British group had global success. This writer, performer and multi-instrumentalist is considered to be one of the most prolific and popular composers of the 20th century.
Aged 15, he met John Lennon who, fascinated by his instrumental versatility, invited him to join his group: The Quarrymen. In 1958, they were joined by George Harrison, and four years later, by Ringo Starr: The Beatles were born.
A second life after The Beatles
After 7 years of success, the group split up in 1970. McCartney released 2 solo albums "McCartney" and "Ram", marking his bust-up with Lennon and the announcement of the foundation of the group, Wings, with his wife Linda. In 1973, the group began a world tour following the success of their album, Band On The Run.
McCartney embarked on a solo career again in 1981. He recorded a series of duets, including ones with Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder, and successfully toured, performing covers.
In 1996, he was made a Knight of the British Empire and became Sir Paul McCartney. His solo career has been punctuated by world tours, film soundtracks, composition of classical and experimental music albums (as part of the duo, The Fireman), and he has been involved in several charitable projects.
Paul McCartney's previous concerts at Stade de France
June 2015Out There Tour
After 64 shows in 12 countries, seen by over 2 million spectators, Sir Paul McCartney returned to Stade de France during his "Out There" tour.
And with 40 songs played during the three hours of the concert, we can say that Sir Paul was generous with his fans and put on an exceptional show.
June 2004Summer Tour 2004
Paul McCartney was in concert at Stade de France on June 24, 2004, during his "Summer Tour 2004", a European tour which took place from May to June 2004 and crossed no less than 12 countries.