Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
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Doublez
99
The History of The Albums – n° 341

June 1967, dear journal,

If the main concept of History of The Albums is to be believed, Sgt Pepper's would make a great final chapter for this series, not because it is the best album of all time (because it isn't), but because it is the definition of the term "studio album format" par excellence. The glory of Sgt Pepper's is explained beyond its extraordinary musical content by the symbols it gives off. For this reason, it enjoys an ... read more
nostalgia
90
'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' has always been my favourite album from The Beatles. There are very few albums that I would say sound "magical" but there is definitely something among these 13 tracks that has pulled me back more often than any other album of theirs. And it's something I've always struggled to quite put my finger on. Maybe it's the uneasy psychedelic aspects of tracks like 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds' or 'Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!' that mesmerize me ... read more
Muju123
98
This album is probably in top 10 albums that title classic fits perfectly. It's an interesting album because it has a concept if you want it to have a concept. Band said there is no real concept if I remember corectly but you can listen to it as an concept album if you want. The concept is about sgt. Pepper, who thought this band to play this songs that represent his life (except for 2nd track and a Day in Life) or at least that's how I see it.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - it is a ... read more
marvelgaryen
100
THE UNSUPERVISED BEATLES MARATHON // PART VIII

Everything about this album screams ICONIC. So far of what I've heard of them, 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' is the most sunny, fun & orchestral of all their projects. The festivity of the sound is like several injections of serotonin, cultural references and artistic freedom is a must, the album cover is a great pop art patchwork, the lyrics travel between the unknown to most people and the referencial for ... read more
MickyT
90
It's about time I started listening through the Beatles discography and fate has decided that Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is where I begin.

This album is certainly an intriguing listen to say the least, it's a journey that brings us some pretty obscure sounds for the time it was made, especially considering how massive of a band the Beatles were. Instrumental wise this album is great, it's fun when it needs to be, it's different by incorporating all sorts of sounds and it's sombre ... read more
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Added on: September 2, 2012