Paul McCartney to be honoured with a set of postage stamps

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Eight images from post-Beatles albums and four recording studio shots will adorn Royal Mail stamps on sale later this month

Royal Mail has honoured Sir Paul McCartney with a set of 12 special stamps. The main collection features images of eight career-defining albums – solo and with Wings – McCartney, RAM, Venus and Mars, McCartney II, Tug of War, Flaming Pie, Egypt Station and finally McCartney III, which he recorded alone in 2020 during the pandemic and which topped the UK album chart last December.

A mini sheet of four additional stamps shows McCartney in the recording studio, with photos selected from across three decades: recording McCartney in 1970, RAM in 1971, McCartney II in 1980 and Flaming Pie in 1997.

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