So that’s how much Activision paid Paul McCartney for the ‘Destiny’ song

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Paul McCartney, lead singer of The Fireman and former Michael Jackson collaborator, didn’t receive a check for the song he wrote and recorded for Destiny, according to Vulture‘s interview with Bungie’s Community Manager Eric Osbourne.

Vulture: How on Earth did you convince [McCartney] to do music for a video game? How did you pitch this to him, and why do you think he did it? I’m guessing that there was an enormous check involved.

Osbourne: There was no check involved, big or otherwise. He’s in it for the creativity. He got a wonderful opportunity to reach an audience that wouldn’t typically be immersed in Paul McCartney. They might hear the name — of course he’s everywhere, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Olympics, obviously he’s…

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