New Beatles song – level 1

31-10-2023 15:00

The Beatles have a new song. The song is called ‘Now and Then’.

The song has John Lennon’s voice. Artificial intelligence makes the voice. This song is the last Beatles song. It has music from Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison. Paul McCartney says that it is nice to hear John’s voice. The song comes from the late 1970s. John Lennon makes a simple recording in New York.

The Beatles stop making music in 1970. George Harrison dies in 2001. John Lennon’s wife Yoko Ono gives the other Beatles the recordings. But at that time, it is not possible to separate John’s singing and the piano sounds. Now, smart computers can do it.

Difficult words: artificial intelligence (a computer system which can do things like people), recording (a disc or tape with sounds or images), separate (to take apart).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What is the inspiration behind the new Beatles song, 'Now and Then'?


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