Paul McCartney joined Damon Albarn on stage at the Africa Express show in London last night (September 8).
Appearing as a surprise special guest, the former Beatle first appeared playing bass on Rokia Traore’s ‘Dounia’, with former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones on mandolin, before playing Wings’ ‘Coming Up’ and ‘Goodnight Tonight’ with the Blur frontman, Tony Allen and Gruff Rhys of Super Furry Animals among others.
Other highlights of the five-hour show included Kano and Bashy joining John Paul Jones for Led Zeppelin’s ‘Kashmir’, Spoek Mathambo’s reworking of Joy Division’s ‘She’s Lost Control’ and Damon and Rokia Traore’s duet on Gorillaz’s ‘On Melancholy Hill’.