New Wave Star Adam Ant’s Connection to Paul McCartney

In 1982, at the height of his career, New Wave pioneer Adam Ant was coasting on the success of his hit single “Goody Two Shoes” and a Grammy nomination in the category of Best New Artist. Yet, growing up a working-class kid in London, his beginnings were humble. His mother, in fact, worked as a housekeeper for Paul McCartney. Watch as Adam shares how visits to Paul’s music room inspired him to chase his dreams of rock stardom. Plus, Adam reveals how his respect for a sports icon kept him away from alcohol and drugs.

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