LONDON – Paul McCartney has quite a few hits, awards and even a knighthood to his identify. Now the previous Beatle can add a personalised set of stamps to his lengthy checklist of accolades.
Britain’s Royal Mail mentioned on Thursday it is going to problem a set of 12 stamps depicting McCartney and his work, saying it was paying tribute to “one of the crucial iconic and enduring music artists of all time”.
Eight of the stamps will present photos of the singer-songwriter’s album covers, from his 1970 debut “McCartney” solo report to final 12 months’s “McCartney III”. The opposite 4, in a miniature sheet, function photos of the 18-time Grammy Award winner recording music.
“Paul McCartney stays an important determine on the centre of rock and pop – an artist whose legacy is immense, however whose work continues to generate standard consideration and important acclaim,” David Gold of Royal Mail mentioned in an announcement.
“This devoted stamp problem is a becoming tribute to one of many UK’s a lot liked and revered musical icons.”
Royal Mail mentioned it had labored with McCartney on the stamps, which go on sale on Could 28 priced at 16.20 kilos ($22.54) for the total set.
McCartney joins David Bowie and Elton John as the one different particular person music artists to function in a devoted stamp problem. ($1 = 0.7188 kilos)
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