Sir Paul McCartney launches new album on Oxford Street

HMV's flagship store is back open for business, and today welcomed a famous face back through its doors. 363 Oxford Street is where the Beatles put together their demo disc, before being signed by EMI.

The rest, as they say, is history. But today, Sir Paul McCartney still had his sights set firmly on the future -- going back to the store clutching a brand new album.

Ria Chatterjee went to meet him.

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Paul McCartney tours the capital

Sir Paul McCartney was on a whirlwind tour of the capital today to promote his new album, New. He played a surprise gig at Covent Garden and signed copies of the album at HMV on Oxford Street