Seriously, how much did Bungie pay Paul McCartney to write this song for ‘Destiny’?
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In August, the New York Times reported that Paul McCartney, the lead singer of Wings, had written and recorded a song for Destiny, the spiritual follow-up to the Halo series, developed by Bungie and published by Activision.
Play for pay isn’t new for Paul McCartney. In fact, the musician has a talent for turning contractual obligations into catchy tunes, like “Live and Let Die” and “Wonderful Christmas Time.” The Beatles’ only performance in Kansas City happened on a scheduled off day because the band couldn’t refuse the ridiculous amount of money thrown at them by Charles Finley, the owner of the Kansas City Athletics, who went from an offer of $60,000 to $150,000 at the time, the single highest payment for a single performance. The…