If you’re a fan of The Beatles in anything more than a casual capacity you can guarantee three things: 1) You’ll constantly find new reasons to love the songs you’ve heard nine million times; 2) People will always accuse you of being lame and unremarkable; and 3) You’ll buy all of their albums roughly 16 times apiece. Yes of course you already own all the albums; yes, of course you’re going to buy them whenever they remaster them again. The latest of these reissues comes for their troubled final (released) studio album, 1970’s
The Fab Four are the most influential popular band of the 20th Century (deal with it), and even though they only existed for about a decade, they released an astounding amount of material. Twelve studio albums, 13 extended plays (EPs), including one double EP, and 22 singles. 213 songs, most of them outright bangers.
Since the album came out only a few months after the band’s announced breakup, people felt sad. Critics gave it a mixed reaction. It definitely feels a bit all over the place. But! It gave us some absolute all-timers, including “Get Back,” “Two of Us,” “The Long and Winding Road,” and of course “Let It Be.”
This new stereo remix of the original album will also feature the previously unreleased mix of
The album will come out in October, just ahead of the premiere of Peter Jackson’s highly anticipated