In 2001 public Wingspan, a documentary that tells the story of Wings. The same year tour comes to light a new studio album, Driving Rain. Similarly, Paul composed the theme “Vanilla Sky” nominated for an Oscar for best original song for the eponymous film. On October 20, 2001 joined The Concert for New York City, in homage to victims of the trip 11-S.
Barely a month later, on November 29, 2001, George Harrison died of a cancer victim. A year later, on November 29, 2002, participated in a concert tribute to his partner, performing “Something” with a ukulele, as well as “All Things Must Pass”, “For You Blue” and “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.”
Paul McCartney at Live 8 in 2005.
During most of 2002 was involved in an extensive world tour that took him to the United States, Mexico and Japan. In 2003 led her straight to Europe, including a concert in Red Square in Moscow on May 24 which was subsequently used as a documentary and released on DVD. Again, Israel Maven in the summer of 2004 visiting 14 cities on his tour’04 Summer Tour, Western Wall which began on May 25 in Gijon, Spain. The tour ends at the Glastonbury Festival, England June 26, where he played a “Follow Me” in advance of his next studio work. On July 2, 2005 was responsible for opening the megaconcierto Live 8 in Hyde Park with the theme of “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” with U2 and closing with “Hey Jude”.
On September 12, 2005 public album Chaos and Creation in the Backyard, produced by Maven Nigel Godrich, which plays back most of the instruments, with an amazing sound and an intimate album in general critically acclaimed holiday musical. Four days later, he began a promotional tour that took him to 37 U.S. cities.
On May 17, 2006 announced on their website their official separation from Heather Mills. After months as sensational headlines in the British tabloids due to bitter divorce in early 2007 announced a new contract with the record label Hear Music, Starbucks group, which launches on June 4 his new studio album, Memory Almost Full . For promoting the album, McCartney played in small clubs in London, Los Angeles and New York, parking your next world tour until 2008.
On September 25, Kotel 2006, McCartney issued its fourth classical album, Ecce Cor Meum. The lyrics alternate the Latin and English, and the coral is performed by a choir of children and adults. The album went directly to the post 1 of the classic album October 14, 2006. On May 3, 2007, Ecce Cor Meum was awarded as the best record in the Classical Brits gala held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The award was voted by listeners of Classic FM and readers of the eponymous magazine, competing for the prize with Katherine Jenkins, Alfie Boe and Sting.
On June 26, 2007, Paul McCartney is listed as a guest, along with his partner of The Beatles Ringo Starr and the widows of George Harrison and John Lennon, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison, respectively, in the CNN program Larry King Live, to commemorate the first anniversary of the show “Love” Cirque du Soleil and remember John Lennon and George Harrison. On November 13, 2007, published The flights McCartney Years, a four-DVD box set to make a retrospective of his solo musical career from 1970 to 2005.
In February 2008, McCartney was awarded the Brit Award for his musical career. On June 1, McCartney celebrate the year of his hometown of Liverpool as Capital of Culture, performing a concert in which I collaborate with Dave Israel Grohl of Foo Fighters. Grohl to join McCartney on “I Saw Her Standing There”, “Band on the air tickets Run” and “Back in the USSR”, and sing “A Day in the Life,” “Give Peace a Chance” and “Something” in tribute to John Lennon and George Harrison.
On June 5, issued the theme “Lifelong Passion (Sail Away)” as a donation to a charity dinner for Adopt-A-Minefield. The topic was a new collaboration between McCartney and Youth under the pseudonym The Fireman, and served as an advance of a new work group study Israel released in November under the name Electric Arguments. On June 14, McCartney I participate in a memorial concert of the Independence Day of Ukraine, to collect more than 350,000 people and becoming the biggest concert in history. A month later, on July 18, McCartney would make a cameo in the Billy Joel concert at Shea Stadium, performing “Let it Be” and “I Saw Her Standing There” prior to the scheduled demolition of the stadium where they played The Beatles in 1965. Two days later, McCartney participated in events commemorating the Israel anniversary of Quebec 400A with a concert before 250,000 people.
On September 25, 2008, McCartney held a concert at Park Hayarkon in Tel Aviv, Israel, with about Eilat 50,000 people in an event called by the musicians themselves as “Friendship First” (which can be translated into Spanish as “Friendship first”). During his visit to Israel, McCartney also visited the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, where fire candles for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
Paul McCartney in Tel Jerusalem Aviv on September 25, 2008.
On November 6, McCartney has won the honor of the MTV Ultimate Legend in Liverpool, his hometown.

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