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Paul McCartney and John Lennon’s sons James and Sean team up on new song ‘Primrose Hill’

'Primrose Hill' sees the pair wax lyrical about the London beauty spot.

By Nick Reilly

Sean Ono Lennon and James McCartney (Picture: Press)

James McCartney and Sean Ono Lennon, the sons of Paul McCartney and John Lennon, have written a new song called ‘Primrose Hill’ – you can listen to it in full below.

The latest effort from the Beatles offspring is a powerful acoustic effort which sees them reflect on happy memories of time spent at the romantic London city-gazing spot.

I’ll always remember Primrose Hill,” sings McCartney – backed by a suitably subdued guitar line.

Announcing the song’s release, McCartney wrote on social media: “‘Primrose Hill'” is here!”

“Today I am so very excited to share my latest song co-written by my good friend @seanonolennon. With the release of this song it feels like we’re really getting the ball rolling and I am so excited to continue to share music with you.”

James has been releasing a steady slew of solo material since 2010, but also took a role in creation of his father’s albums Flaming Pie in 1997 and Driving Rain in 2001. He also took a role in the release of 1998’s Wide Prairie, a posthumous release from his mother Linda McCartney.

The release comes after rumours emerged last year about a possible supergroup formed of the original Beatles’ children. It began when Zak Starkey, son of Ringo Starr, shared a photo of himself and Sean Ono Lennon on Instagram. Despite the meeting, he was quick to shut down fan speculation that a new group could be on the way.

“If we had spent 3 years sleeping on flea infested mattresses in the back room of a Hamburg club it might have chemistry,” he began. “But we have been swaddled in silken robes in houses so big that it’s too far to go and make a piece of toast – seen?,” he aptly explained.

Until then, this song will make a more than decent alternative.