Ringo Starr has introduced particulars of a brand new EP, which options contributions from former Beatles bandmate, Paul McCartney.

Titled ‘Rewind Forward’, the upcoming EP might be Starr’s fourth in three years, and options a powerful identify of well-known faces from throughout the rock scene.

Set for launch on October 13, the EP consists of simply 4 songs. Within the run-up to the discharge, Starr might be sharing the title observe with followers this Friday (August 25).

“‘Rewind Forward’ was something I said out of the blue,” Starr mentioned, discussing the title in a press launch (by way of Final Traditional Rock).

“It’s just one of those lines like ‘A Hard Day’s Night’. It just came to me. But it doesn’t really make sense…” he continued. “I was trying to explain it to myself and the best I can tell you about what it means is: Sometimes when you want to go forward you have to go back first.”

The singer, songwriter and drummer co-wrote the forthcoming title observe with engineer Bruce Sugar – who he has labored alongside over numerous different EPs – and the remainder of the discharge options collaborations from a slew of his “old and new” buddies.

McCartney wrote the observe ‘Feeling The Sunlight’, which seems because the second of the 4 tracks, and former Heartbreakers Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench wrote the closing observe ‘Miss Jean’.

ringo starr (r), with steve luthaker (l), performs along with his all star band at the greek theatre on june 15, 2023. credit: kevin winter/getty photos

Toto guitarist Steve Lukather – who can be a member of Starr’s All Starr Band – wrote “Shadows on the Wall” together with Toto singer Joseph Williams.

Contributions additionally come from guitarist, singer, songwriter and former Eagles member Joe Walsh, in addition to from Steve Dudas, Lance Morrison, Matt Bissonnette, Torrance Klein, Weston Wilson, Kipp Lennon and Marky Lennon.

All songs have been recorded at Ringo’s house studio in Los Angeles besides ‘Feeling the Sunlight’, which was largely recorded within the UK. You possibly can pre-order ‘Rewind Forward’ right here, and take a look at the tracklist for the EP under.

The ‘Rewind Forward’ tracklist is:

1. ‘Shadows on the Wall’
2. ‘Feeling the Sunlight’
3. ‘Rewind Forward’
4. ‘Miss Jean’

The upcoming launch follows on from the a number of EPs that Starr has launched over the previous three years. These embrace ‘Zoom In’ and ‘Change The World’, which have been each shared in 2021, and ‘EP3’, which the musician shared final September.

The discharge date of ‘Rewind Forward’ additionally arrives on the ultimate day of his All Starr Band’s forthcoming tour of the US, which kicks off in Nevada on September 15 and ends with a present in Oklahoma. Discover remaining tickets right here.

The EP isn’t the primary time that Starr has joined forces with McCartney this yr.

ringo starr and his all starr band performs at pechanga resort casino on may 19, 2023

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band performs at Pechanga Resort On line casino on Could 19, 2023. CREDIT: Getty Photos

Earlier this month, the 2 collaborated on Dolly Parton’s cowl of the enduring Beatles observe ‘Let It Be’ – recorded for her upcoming rock album ‘Rockstar’. Mick Fleetwood and Peter Frampton additionally star on the observe, and the album will mark her forty ninth solo LP.

Final month, Starr additionally shared his ideas on the upcoming “Last” Beatles tune, which has been created by McCartney utilizing assist from synthetic intelligence. “It’s not down to AI. It’s not like we’re pretending anything. That is actually John’s voice, Paul’s voice and bass playing, George [Harrison] on rhythm guitar and me on drums,” he mentioned.

“The two things that are new are Paul’s bass and me on drums… I really worked at it just months ago here. And it works,” he added. “It’s a beautiful song. You know, for all the madness going on around it, it’s still a beautiful track. And our last track.”