The Beatles Release Brand New AI-Generated Song 'Now And Then'

The Beatles Release Brand New AI-Generated Song 'Now And Then'

Published: November 07, 2023

In the age of tech innovations, AI is making its mark in the world of art, especially music.

Musicians and composers now harness AI's potential to unlock new creative pathways and redefine musical expression.

AI-Driven Tools Now Create Music on Their Own

AI-driven tools analyze music libraries to generate pieces matching artists' styles and suggestions.

This aids in overcoming creative blocks, freeing more time for music refinement.

  • Collaboration and Remixing: AI partners with artists to remix and reimagine their work, accelerating the creative process and inspiring fresh outcomes
  • Music Generation: AI crafts original compositions using deep learning and neural networks, expanding artists' horizons
  • Sound Design: AI has become a powerful tool for sound design and synthesis, helping musicians create custom soundscapes with ease
  • Music Analysis: AI tools categorize trends and audience preferences, allowing musicians to refine their work and adapt to changing musical trends
  • Personalized Music Recommendations: AI-driven platforms like Spotify and Apple Music offer tailored playlists and recommendations, connecting artists with new audiences and helping listeners discover new music
  • Enabling the Differently Abled: AI empowers differently-abled individuals to create music through specialized interfaces and instruments, promoting inclusivity and accessibility

The Beatles Release a New Song 50 Years After Disbanding

In a captivating blend of AI and music, The Beatles amazed fans with their latest single, "Now And Then," nearly six decades after their legendary breakup.

John Lennon's vintage vocals from the 1970s, discovered by Yoko Ono, ignited the creativity of surviving members Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.

Guided by producer Jeff Lynne, The Beatles seamlessly merged Lennon's vocals with fresh elements, recapturing their signature sound.

"Now And Then" joins the ranks of previous posthumous tracks, like "Free As A Bird" and "Real Love," all originating from Lennon's home studio recordings.

Isolating Lennon's vocals from background TV noise presented a challenge, but AI technology, featured in "The Beatles: Get Back," directed by Peter Jackson, provided a groundbreaking solution.

However, McCartney and Starr added new components to the track.

Commenting on the release, The Beatles' historian Mark Lewisohn praised "Now And Then" as "very good," showcasing the enduring creativity of the legendary band.

Edited by Nikola Djuric

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