Something - The Beatles - Abbey Road (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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This is a cd. It is a Vinyl record, not a CD. Hi Is this new or used? Anthony Report. The Moog is not merely used as a background effect but sometimes plays a central role, as in "Because", where it is used for the middle eight.

The synthesizer was introduced to the band by Harrison, who acquired one in November and used it to create his album Electronic Sound.

I went nuts on the toms. Abbey Road was also the first and only Beatles album to be entirely recorded through a solid-state transistor mixing desk, the TG Mk I , as opposed to earlier thermionic valve -based REDD desks. The TG console also allowed better support for eight-track recording , facilitating the Beatles' considerable use of overdubbing.

The warmth of solid-state recording also afforded their music with brighter tonalities and a deeper low end that distinguished Abbey Road from the rest of their corpus, providing listeners with an abiding sense that the Beatles' final long-player was markedly different. Alan Parsons worked as an assistant engineer on the album.

Beatles author Jonathan Gould suggested that the song has only a single "pariah-like protagonist" and Lennon was "painting another sardonic self-portrait". A settlement was reached in in which Lennon promised to record three songs from Levy's publishing catalogue for his next album. Cocker's version appeared on his album Joe Cocker! The song was issued as a double A-side single with "Come Together" in October and topped the US charts for one week, becoming the Beatles' first number-one single that was not a Lennon—McCartney composition.

He wrote the song after the group's trip to India in and wanted to record it for the White Album, but it was rejected by the others as "too complicated". The recording was fraught with tension between band members, as McCartney annoyed others by insisting on a perfect performance. The track was the first Lennon was invited to work on following his car accident, but he hated it and declined to do so.

It was a real drag". Starr was more sympathetic to the song. Darling" was written by McCartney in the doo-wop style, like contemporary work by Frank Zappa. McCartney attempted recording the lead vocal only once a day. He said: "I came into the studios early every day for a week to sing it by myself because at first my voice was too clear.

I wanted it to sound as though I'd been performing it on stage all week. As was the case with most of the Beatles' albums, Starr sang lead vocal on one track.

It was inspired by a trip to Sardinia aboard Peter Sellers 's yacht after Starr left the band for two weeks with his family during the sessions for the White Album. Starr received a full songwriting credit and composed most of the lyrics, although the song's melodic structure was partly written in the studio by Harrison. The finished song is a combination of two different recording attempts.

This was subsequently combined with a second version made during the Abbey Road sessions proper in April. The two sections together ran to nearly eight minutes, making it the Beatles' second-longest released track.

Harrison sang lead and played acoustic guitar, McCartney provided backing vocals and played bass and Starr played the drums. Martin provided an orchestral arrangement in collaboration with Harrison, who overdubbed a Moog synthesizer part on 19 August, immediately before the final mix.

Though not released as a single, the song attracted attention and critical praise. Harrison recorded a guitar solo for this track that did not appear in the final mix. He recalled he was "lying on the sofa in our house, listening to Yoko play Suddenly, I said, 'Can you play those chords backward? The group considered the vocals to be some of the hardest and most complex they attempted. Harrison played the Moog synthesizer, and Martin played the harpsichord that opens the track. Side two contains a minute medley of eight short songs, recorded over July and August and blended into a suite by McCartney and Martin.

McCartney has claimed that the band's dispute over Allen Klein and what McCartney viewed as Klein's empty promises were the inspiration for the song's lyrics. The track is a suite of varying styles, ranging from a piano-led ballad at the start to arpeggiated guitars at the end.

Following it are Lennon's " Mean Mr. Mustard " written during the Beatles' trip to India and " Polythene Pam ". Fifty-four seconds into the song are 18 bars of lead guitar: the first two bars are played by McCartney, the second two by Harrison, and the third two by Lennon, and the sequence is repeated two more times.

The solos were cut live against the existing backing track in one take. The song ends with the memorable final line, "And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make". This section was taped separately from the first, and required the piano to be re-recorded by McCartney, which was done on 18 August. Musicologist Walter Everett interprets that most of the lyrics on side two's medley deal with "selfishness and self-gratification — the financial complaints in 'You Never Give Me Your Money,' the miserliness of Mr.

Mustard, the holding back of the pillow in 'Carry That Weight,' the desire that some second person will visit the singer's dreams — perhaps the 'one sweet dream' of 'You Never Give Me Your Money'?

In response to the repeated A-major choruses of "love you", McCartney sings in realisation that there is as much self-gratifying love "the love you take" as there is of the generous love "the love you make" , in A major and C major, respectively.

It was originally included in a rough mix of the side two eight-song medley known during the recording sessions as "The Long One" [69] [70] and officially available for the first time on the album's 3CD Super Deluxe edition box set , appearing between "Mean Mr.

Mustard" and "Polythene Pam". McCartney disliked the way the medley sounded when it included "Her Majesty", so he asked for it to be cut. The tape box bore an instruction to leave "Her Majesty" off the final product, but the next day when mastering engineer Malcolm Davies received the tape, he also trained not to throw anything away cut a playback lacquer of the whole sequence, including "Her Majesty".

The Beatles liked this effect and included it on the album. Mustard", while the final note remained buried in the mix of "Polythene Pam", as a result of being snipped off the reel during a rough mix of the medley on 30 July. The medley was subsequently mixed again from scratch although the song was not touched again and still appears in its rough mix on the album.

The song title appears on the inlay card and disc of the remastered CD reissue, as track All three of these Harrison demos were later featured on Anthology 3. During the sessions for the medley, McCartney recorded " Come and Get It ", playing all the instruments. It was assumed to be a demo recording for another artist [78] but McCartney later said that he originally intended to put it on Abbey Road.

The original backing track to "Something", featuring a piano-led coda, [30] and "You Never Give Me Your Money", which leads into a fast rock-n-roll jam session , [60] have appeared on bootlegs.

Apple Records creative director Kosh designed the album cover. It is the only original UK Beatles album sleeve to show neither the artist name nor the album title on its front cover, which was Kosh's idea, despite EMI claiming the record would not sell without this information.

He later explained that "we didn't need to write the band's name on the cover They were the most famous band in the world". At that morning, photographer Iain Macmillan was given only ten minutes to take the photo while he stood on a step-ladder and a policeman held up traffic behind the camera. Macmillan took six photographs, which McCartney examined with a magnifying glass before deciding which would be used on the album sleeve.

In the image selected by McCartney, the group walk across the street in single file from left to right, with Lennon leading, followed by Starr, McCartney, and Harrison. McCartney is barefoot and out of step with the others. Except for Harrison, the group are wearing suits designed by Tommy Nutter. After the album was released, the number plate LMW F was repeatedly stolen from the car.

The Beatles did little promotion of Abbey Road directly, and no public announcement was made of the band's split until McCartney announced he was leaving the group in April Therefore, Let It Be became the last album to be finished and released by the Beatles, even though its recording had begun before Abbey Road.

Abbey Road sold four million copies in its first two months of release. The following week which was Christmas , Abbey Road returned to the top for another six weeks completing a total of 17 weeks before being replaced by Led Zeppelin II. Abbey Road initially received mixed reviews from music critics , [] who criticised the production's artificial sounds and viewed its music as inauthentic. Conversely, Chris Welch wrote in Melody Maker : "the truth is, their latest LP is just a natural born gas, entirely free of pretension, deep meanings or symbolism … While production is simple compared to past intricacies, it is still extremely sophisticated and inventive.

Pepper " and stating, "That the Beatles can unify seemingly countless musical fragments and lyrical doodlings into a uniformly wonderful suite Everyone is putting down Abbey Road. Because the world is round it turns her on. Charlie Watts tells us he likes it too. Many critics have since cited Abbey Road as the Beatles' greatest album. AllMusic 's Richie Unterberger felt that the album shared Sgt.

Pepper ' s "faux-conceptual forms", but had "stronger compositions", and wrote of its standing in the band's catalogue: "Whether Abbey Road is the Beatles' best work is debatable, but it's certainly the most immaculately produced with the possible exception of Sgt.

Pepper and most tightly constructed. He did, however, praise the production, particularly the sound of Starr's bass drum. Abbey Road received high rankings in several "best albums in history" polls by critics and publications.

The image of the Beatles on the Abbey Road crossing has become one of the most famous and imitated in recording history. Shortly after the album's release, the cover became part of the " Paul is dead " theory that was spreading across college campuses in the US. According to followers of the rumour, the cover depicted the Beatles walking out of a cemetery in a funeral procession.

The procession was led by Lennon dressed in white as a religious figure; Starr was dressed in black as the undertaker; McCartney, out of step with the others, was a barefoot corpse; and Harrison dressed in denim was the gravedigger. Something - 1s Preview Video of Something - 1s Preview. Abbey Road CD. Read more about the condition. Search within store. Items On Sale. Canadian Price Variants! Hot Modern Age Comics. Hot Babes Cover! Categories Canadian Price Variants! Spawn Adult Whitman Variants!

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