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Paul McCartney Joins Instagram, Debuts 'New' Song

The legendary rocker uses social media to reveal details about his forthcoming album.

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Paul McCartney is revealing his new music in a very new way.

The former Beatle joined Instagram on Wednesday and in his first two posts revealed that new music is on the horizon. The song teased is appropriately titled "New."

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The single is now available on iTunes and, according to a post on McCartney's website, precedes a forthcoming album of the same name. New is due out on Oct. 14 in the U.K. and Oct. 15 in the U.S. and will be his first album of new solo material in six years.

"We can do whatever we want, we can live as we choose," McCartney said in a statement about the song. Listen below.

McCartney made his announcement official after news of the New music leaked online earlier this week.