Abbey Road

The Beatles - Abbey Road
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1969 Ratings: #1 / 111
User Score
1969 Ratings: #2
Liked by 193 people
September 26, 1969 / Release Date
LP / Format
Apple / Label
George Martin / Producer
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
AllMusic

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.

100
Pitchfork

The perfect ending to a recording career, this LP shows a band still in its prime, capable of songwriting and recording feats others could only envy.

100
Rolling Stone

That the Beatles can unify seemingly countless musical fragments and lyrical doodlings into a uniformly wonderful suite, as they've done on side two, seems potent testimony that no, they've far from lost it, and no, they haven't stopped trying.

100
The Telegraph
The disintegrating band called a ceasefire on hostilities to record this last love letter to each other and to the world.
Atrocityblubber
97
BOI YOUR GONNA CARRY THAT WEIGHT
BradTasteMusic
92
I don’t think this album is perfect, at least not at the moment, But god damn if the highs on this album aren’t unexplainably high.

Best Tracks: I Want You, Come Together, Something, Oh Darling, Here Comes The Sun
Craigold
100
Back in September of 1989, I left a hefty Upper Decker in my neighbors toilet. Did they notice? I hope so! 🤭
TheNerdyNerd201
95
At least We can all agree that Octopuses Garden is the best Beatles track 🐙
RakkSmells
98
This is the first Beatles album I've heard in full (unless you count the "1" compilation, but that probably doesn't count an actual Beatles ALBUM. And... I mean this is the best received album by them, so I guess I'm happy I chose this album to listen to. Which I am, cause this was a super fun experience. Like, honestly. The high points in this album are HIGH points, like the transition from Golden Slumbers to Carry That Weight. I don't know if I'll come back to this too many times, ... read more
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Added on: September 1, 2012