Ringo Starr Shares New Video for ‘Here’s to the Nights,’ His Star-Filled New Song Written by Diane Warren


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Earlier this week, Ringo Starr shared a new song titled “Here’s to the Nights,” a new composition written by Diane Warren.

Lyrically, the song is one of hope and uplift — sentiments we all need as 2020 draws to a close:

Here’s to the nights we won’t remember/With the friends we won’t forget/May we think of them forever/As the days that were the best

The song features the famed Beatles drummer on lead vocals, flanked by a host of his musical friends on backing vocals — an eye-popping list including Sir Paul McCartneyJoe Walsh, Finneas, Sheryl CrowChris StapletonLenny Kravitz, Ben Harper, Dave GrohlJenny Lewis, Corinne Bailey Rae, Eric Burton, and Yola, while the backing instrumentation is delivered via Steve Lukather of Toto, Benmont Tench of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Bruce Sugar, Nathan East, Charlie Bisharat, and Jacob Braun.

On Friday, he shared a music video for the song, detailing the behind-the-scenes process of putting this together in the studio during the COVID-19 pandemic:

“Here’s to the Nights” is a preview of Ringo Starr’s new Zoom In EP, slated for release in early 2021.

Said Ringo Starr of the song in a statement, via UDiscoverMusic:

“When Diane presented this song to me I loved the sentiment of it. This is the kind of song we all want to sing along to, and it was so great how many wonderful musicians joined in. I wanted it out in time for New Years’ because it feels like a good song to end a tough year on. So here’s to the nights we won’t remember and the friends we won’t forget – and I am wishing everyone peace and love for 2021.”


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