The Beatles - Help!
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Based on 5 reviews
1965 Ratings: #4 / 32
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Based on 792 ratings
1965 Ratings: #12
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August 6, 1965 / Release Date
LP / Format
Parlophone / Label
Pop Rock / Genres
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The History of the Albums – n°267

A mythical and uncluttered sleeve, showing the 4 boys calling for help in semaphore. Or Ringo Starr who stumbles upon a cursed ring belonging to a crazy sect that seeks to sacrifice him, leading to a crazy and wacky chase around the world. But who came up with a scenario as twisted as it is funny? You have to see the movie to believe it, this is no joke, but please, don't sacrifice good old Ringo! In July/August 1965, the Beatles perform for the ... read more
The Beatles revisited part 6/16

Help is easily the best pre-Rubber Soul album, and the first album they released that I can confidently say is great. This is the album that, if you ignore the greatness of their psychedelic and experimental output, would easily go down as one of their best efforts, and even though it doesn't reach the same heights many of their future albums do, it is still seen fondly as one of the biggest turning points in their music, with all of the songwriters improving an ... read more

In the fifth record 'Help!' they reached their first PEAK. Everything about this album sounds so fresh, the songs keep hitting and hitting, one after the other, the album is FULL of bangers. I mean... a record that starts with the 'Help!' track couldn't be bad even if they tried. This time around they expanding to so much more instrumentals, the voices are impeccable, the lyrics!!!! I could talk about the lyricism of this album for hours, really. You ... read more
This was fun to listen to. There were some great songs. I feel like this is where the Beatles really start to grow as a band.
"Help!" is the best & one of the most important albums of The Beatles's early era. It's a culmination of their sound up to this point (especially from "A Hard Day's Night" & "Beatles For Sale"), whilst being the transition out of their early era into slightly more experimental grounds.

The title track is easily one of the best on here, it has some of the best vocal harmonies (with backing vocals) on the album, as well as an undeniably captivating ... read more
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Track List

  1. Help! 
  2. The Night Before 
  3. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away 
  4. I Need You
  5. Another Girl 
  6. You're Going To Lose That Girl 
  7. Ticket to Ride 
  8. Act Naturally 
  9. It's Only Love 
  10. You Like Me Too Much 
  11. Tell Me What You See
  12. I`ve Just Seen a Face 
  13. Yesterday 
  14. Dizzy Miss Lizzy
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Added on: September 1, 2012