McCartney’s neighbours complain of post-wedding party

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  • Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell’s neighbours complain of noise levels from their late-night wedding party reception

    He may be nearly 70, but the former Beatle, showed he still knew how to have a good time.


    As he celebrated his marriage with new wife, Nancy Shevell, into the early hours, Paul McCartney’s neighbours called the council noise team after the party’s music was said to be too loud.

    The ex-rocker, held the festivities in a huge marquee decked out as a ‘woodland fairytale’ in the garden of his £8 million North London mansion.

    But the loud music travelled and neighbours could hear guests dancing to hit tracks including Beyoncé’s Crazy in Love, Amy Winehouse’s Valerie and The Beatles’ own Paperback Writer – until late into the night.

    Sir Paul even performed Ticket to Ride and Let It Be himself – if we were given a private McCartney gig we don’t think we’d complain!

    But as soon as DJ Mark Ronson took to the turntables, two officers from Westminster council arrived and asked the volume to be turned down.

    Had there been a confrontation, officials could have demanded that Macca switch off the power and seize the speakers. But the pair happily complied and the party continued (with the music at a reduced level) until 3am.

    Guests still had time to witness the newlyweds’ first dance to a song Sir Paul had composed and recorded himself for Nancy, called My Valentine.

    The 69-year-old invited rock-and-roll legends such as his former bandmate Ringo Starr and Pink Floyd guitarist Dave Gilmour to help celebrate with other celebs, friends and family after the small, low-key ceremony in Marylebone Register Office.

    Kate Moss and Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood were the last to leave the celeb-filled party – and it sounds as though a good night was had by all!


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