With The Beatles

The Beatles - With The Beatles
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Based on 4 reviews
1963 Ratings: #2 / 12
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1963 Ratings: #11
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November 22, 1963 / Release Date
LP / Format
Parlophone / Label
George Martin / Producer
Pop Rock / Genres
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The History of the Albums – n°229

October 1963, one might think that the time of revolution had come. Thousands of people, mostly young people. Delirious crowds gathered in the same place, piling up until they could no longer move. Hysterical women who expected only one thing: to be able to see their idols for real. On the other hand, the police were distraught, cornered. Each officer struggled, even risking their lives, to contain the delirious crowd. You could see their distress ... read more
Definitely worse than the debut but not by much. Most tracks sound basically the same, but that same is pretty enjoyable, so it's gonna get a good score from me πŸ€‘ <---- OBLITERATE THAT LIKE BUTTON IF YOU GET THIS REFERENCE (it's a reference to the last track if you're a CHEATER)

In the second album, the Beatles formula is intact, you can tell the songs are pretty much the same sound from the debut, but somehow the vibe feels different a little, like a transition/shifting record. I also think the cover is so beautiful, there's something about the B&W dramatic faces that I love deeply. I wonder how many times these songs were played over the years, decades before the streaming era, how many parties and radios... ... read more
The Beatles revisited part 2/16

I feel like With The Beatles is one of those albums that will always be hugely divisive. You either think that this is a refinement of the sound they used in Please Please Me, or you likely think it's a more boring alternative to that album. While I did initially fall under the former opinion, I really can't get into this album anymore, and that's coming from someone who has relistened to almost all of The Beatles' discography many times over.

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* It Won't Be Long (7.5/10)
* All I've Got To Do (7/10)
* All My Loving (8.5/10)
* Don't Bother Me (8/10)
* Little Child (7.5/10)
* Till There Was You (8/10)
* Please Mister Postman (8/10)
* Roll Over Beethoven (8.5/10)
* Hold Me Tight (8/10)
* You Really Got A Hold On Me (7.5/10)
* I Wanna Be Your Man (6/10)
* Devil In Her Heart (7/10)
* Not A Second Time (7/10)
* Money (That's What I Want) (7.5/10)

Nota Final: 76/100
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Added on: September 2, 2012