Mary McCartney has admitted that making a new documentary about the famed Abbey Road Studios has made her “sad” at times, remembering her late mother Linda.
Photographer Mary, 53, explores the Disney+ documentary If These Walls Could Sing, which reveals the “untold stories of Abbey Road Studios” still considered “the heart of the music industry.” is supervising the
In a new interview, Mary said it was “always emotional” to walk into the studio and still has a picture of her mother and father Paul playing in her band Wings hanging on her wall.
Grim: Mary McCartney admits making new documentary about famed Abbey Road Studios made her sometimes ‘sad’ as she remembered her late mother Linda
Linda McCartney died of cancer at the age of 56 in 1998 when Mary was 28.
A photo of the late musician/photographer and her rock star husband taken at the Abbey Road studio shows one of Linda leading the ponies across the famous pedestrian crossing outside.
Speaking to The Sun about the bittersweet feelings she had while filming in the iconic London studio, Mary said: There are still pictures of wings on the wall.
“A lot of people here pulled me in and said, ‘We remember your mom and how inclusive she was,’ and burst into tears a few times.” .
Missed it: Mary said it was “always emotional” to walk into the studio. Her mother and father Paul (pictured in the studio together in 1974) playing in their band Wings. A picture of him was still hanging on the wall.
“They would say, ‘She came to the dining room and was chatting with us over tea.’ I love that, but it also makes me sad.”
The Beatles famously worked tirelessly in the studio, recording late into the night.
And Mary, who was born after the group ended, recounted how Paul’s late-night sessions were called off as he settled into family life.
She explained how her father was “routine driven” and had a “process”, and that his all-nighters were over by the time he started a family with Linda.
PROJECT: Photographer Mary, 53, created the Disney+ documentary If These Walls Could Sing, which reveals the “untold stories of Abbey Road Studios” still considered “the heart of the music industry.” oversee.
Mary added that although Paul would sometimes come home later, he was always there when she woke up, and that his career had never “eroded” their family life too much.
If These Walls Could Sing was set to release globally on December 16th on streaming platforms, but was delayed until January 6th for audiences in the UK and Ireland.
The Abbey Road Studios story featured all-star interviews and intimate access to the facility and was directed by Paul’s daughter Mary.
Remembrance: In a photo of the late musician/photographer and her rock star husband taken in Abbey Road studios, Linda is seen leading the ponies across the famous pedestrian crossing outside.
The film is Mary’s personal love letter to the place that not only nurtured her father’s creative work, but also nurtured countless of the world’s most talented artists.
The documentary features an all-star cast including Elton John, Noel Gallagher and Paul McCartney, as well as archive footage and session tapes.
According to the film’s synopsis, “These dialogues are combined with crisp archival footage and session tapes to give you exclusive access to these famous private studios.”
The Past: Speaking to The Sun about the bittersweet feelings she had while filming in the iconic London studio, Mary told The Sun: There is still a picture of the wing on the wall (the wing was painted in the studio in 1974)
Sad: “A lot of people here pulled me in and said, ‘We remember your mom and how inclusive she was.’
Family: Linda McCartney died of cancer in 1998, aged 56, when Mary was 28 (Mary is pictured with Linda and sister Heather in her father Paul’s arms in 1971)
Speaking to Vanity Fair about the project, Mary said: I grew up around the corner and remember visiting my parents while recording.
“The studio felt like a family.
This family also produced music that I love. An iconic, original and pioneering record that has inspired and moved me and millions of others.
New: Abbey Road Studios story features all-star interviews and intimate access to facilities, directed by Paul’s daughter Mary