The Beatles have released the last song they recorded. The song is titled "Now and Then". It was written John Lennon 1977. He sang it the piano and recorded it 1979 at his home. The other Beatles added to the track the years. Recording engineers used AI technology to bring the song to life, resulting a sound the four Beatles recorded it together a studio. The song has been released as a double-A side single. The flip side the record is a new mix of the band's first single "Love Me Do". This was first released 1962. "Now and Then" will also be the final track on a new edition of the Beatles' legendary greatest hits "blue" album. This is a collection of their classics from 1967-1970.
Beatles member Paul McCartney spoke to reporters the new song. He said: "It's quite emotional. And we all play it. It's a genuine Beatles recording." He spoke about his excitement being able to release a new song, saying: "In 2023, to still be working Beatles music, and to release a new song the public haven't heard, I think it's an exciting thing." McCartney was also excited hearing John Lennon's voice. He said it was "crystal clear". Lennon was shot dead a fan outside his New York home 1980. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr said recording the song was, "the closest we'll ever come to having [John Lennon] back the room". He said it was, "very emotional all of us".