Revolver

Revolver

LP - 2016
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Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Capitol Records, p2016
Characteristics: 1 audio disc : analog, 33 1 /3 rpm ; 12 in. + 1 book

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newellfilm
Feb 14, 2021

George Harrison was the one that said he felt revolver and rubber soul could’ve been the same album. Two of my favorite Beatle albums.

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bobcrackle1965
Feb 19, 2020

a Great album- and the third greatest Beatles album- we all now Know that many consider this one of their best . I cant really add to the excellent reviews here.
Abbey road and Sgt Pepper, in this persons opinion,-are the only better Beatles Albums.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Apr 17, 2019

Many people claim that the album Revolver is almost identical to Rubber Soul, though I strongly disagree with these claims. Revolver caught The Beatles at the peak of their creativity, with surprising shifts in mood between many songs: like the melancholic "I'm Only Sleeping" to the positive and upbeat "Good Day Sunshine." The album is filled with some of The Band's best songs: case-and-point, "Eleanor Rigby," "Yellow Submarine," and even "Here, There and Everywhere." I suppose that this album is one of the band's best for its timeless storytelling, where each song is clearly about a different person or situation. You have "Taxman" which came from George's restfulness dealing with taxes, "For No One," about a man freshly broken up with his girlfriend and even "Eleanor Rigby," about loneliness. Revolver also struck up an assortment of new techniques that the band mastered in later albums: new sounds they could experiment with that were no longer as loving as their earlier albums. Finally, a new sound gave them more boundaries to push and more fans to charm. If you have an interest in hearing the sounds of the '60s and enjoy the types of sounds that move people, that tell stories- then Revolver is absolutely for you. 5/5. @ShowMeTheMonet! of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Revolver is the seventh album by The Beatles. Released in 1966, it features 14 tracks. Many critics consider this to be the best album by the band, and it is part of several lists of the best albums of all time, such as that of Rolling Stone’s. A great thing I find about the music of The Beatles is that their lyrics are meaningful and often relevant to societal issues, which is a factor the complements their melodious tunes. This album is no different as the songs refer to varying issues and situations. For instance, “Eleanor Rigby” is about loneliness, “Yellow Submarine” is about a journey with friends, and “Taxman” is a protest against the large amount of taxes paid by the elite. The album also explores different genres of music by including a song that uses the instruments in Indian classical music. Without a doubt, this is an album that should be heard by everyone, and I give it a rating of 4.5 stars. @Riveting_Reviews of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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BrianWoods
Mar 09, 2018

For those who do not know,there was two versions of this release,one in the UK and one for over here in N.A. If your copy does not have Doctor Robert, you have the N.A version,do yourself a favour and find that UK copy, its so much better! The same goes for Rubber Soul and Help!

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Maoisdead
Feb 04, 2018

It's a great album, either you like it or you don't. I for one think it has some of the best Beatles songs.

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candlesticktroughs
Jun 24, 2017

AND YOUR BIRD CAN SING is the standout here. ms.RIGBY shoulda been its B-side. TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS made a dynamic introduction over the title credits, for the underrated gothic thriller, THE CRAFT. Even though it was a cover version, it maintained its power. TAXMAN features a wild guitar solo by the band's bass man. I WANT TO TELL YOU was covered years later, by heavy rocker Ted Nugent. I prefer the somber, reflective version featured on this album. oh my, oh my the hits just keep on coming from this album. to me, it is the white albums's only serious competition. and that is high praise indeed. SHE SAID SHE SAID is the only song of theirs that paul was not a participant to. listen and hear, if you can, the difference ( between songs with Paul's bass on them, which would be every song except for this one, and LONG AND WINDING ROAD, on which John plays bass.)

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1aa
Mar 07, 2017

This is a good collection of songs; none stick out as particularly awful or uncomplementary with the others. A few songs in particular were a great surprise, as they are not on greatest hits compilations: tracks 4, 5, 7, and most of all the extraordinary and outstanding track 14, which sounds like it could have been released four or five years ago by an alternative rock band.

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ManMachine
Mar 01, 2017

Released in the Summer of 1966 - Revolver contains one of my all-time favourite Beatles' songs, ever. And that song is, of course, Eleanor Rigby.... (*Watch remix music-video*).... Out of this CD's 13 remaining tracks - I also like Taxman and Good Day Sunshine, as well.

Revolver would be the Beatles' much-anticipated 7th studio album. This offering is, indeed, a perfect example of the Fab Four during their "psychedelic" period in pop music history.

Upon its release, Revolver remained on the top of the record charts (on both sides of the Atlantic) for 34 weeks, although its reception in the USA was initially a mighty cool one due to the controversy surrounding John Lennon's arrogant and badly-timed statement that the Beatles had become (get this!) "bigger than Jesus". (Ha! What a total blunder that was!)

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Matinee
Feb 27, 2017

Looking at the track listing, I can only wonder how I've let so much time pass since I last listened to this album. It's perfect, and it's going back in heavy rotation.

cals_readers Feb 21, 2017

For many years this is the only Beatles album I owned.

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