The Beatles

The Beatles - The Beatles
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
1968 Ratings: #9 / 78
User Score
1968 Ratings: #2
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November 22, 1968 / Release Date
LP / Format
Apple / Label
Pop Rock, Rock / Genres
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If somebody says that the Beatles are the most normiest or simplest rock band ever show them this shit
Is there far too much filler? Yes.

Are some of the best songs any of the members have ever written here? Hell yes.

Seriously, While My Guitar Gently Weeps alone would carry this album to at least a 7
The Beatles revisited part 11/16

The White Album shows The Beatles perfecting the art of the filler album. While an album which is probably about 80-90% filler may seem like a bad idea on the outside, and most artists end up failing disastrously by doing something like this, The Beatles succeeded at not only making by far the best filler album, but one of their best albums ever.

I wouldn't be surprised if me calling the White Album – by far one of The Beatles' most renowned works ... read more
After the sublime album "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Band Club" which forever revolutionized the face of rock and after the mixed success of their film "Magical Mystery Tour", everyone was waiting for the return of the Beatles. The Fab Four decide to flee all this to spend a few months (for John and George) in India with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, great guru of oriental meditation. This stay allows them to return with about forty titles more or less finished. This will give birth ... read more
Some songs sounded the same, but who do I care, they sound just as incredible as each other. For a 93 minute long album with 30 tracks, the sheer amount of quality on this thing is astounding. I'm not sure whether this score's gonna go up or down any time in the future, but I'll keep it at 98 for now, simply for how much quality and passion was put into every track.

Edit: Might need to revisit this one day...
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Track List

Disc 1

  1. Back In The U.S.S.R. 
  2. Dear Prudence 
  3. Glass Onion 
  4. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da 
  5. Wild Honey Pie 
  6. The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill 
  7. While My Guitar Gently Weeps 
  8. Happiness Is A Warm Gun 
  9. Martha My Dear 
  10. I'm So Tired 
  11. Blackbird 
  12. Piggies 
  13. Rocky Racoon 
  14. Don't Pass Me By 
  15. Why Don't We Do It In The Road? 
  16. I Will 
  17. Julia 

Disc 2

  1. Birthday 
  2. Yer Blues 
  3. Mother Nature's Son 
  4. Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey 
  5. Sexy Sadie 
  6. Helter Skelter 
  7. Long, Long, Long 
  8. Revolution 1 
  9. Honey Pie 
  10. Savoy Truffle 
  11. Cry Baby Cry 
  12. Revolution 9 
  13. Good Night
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Added on: September 2, 2012