The Beatles
Abbey Road


4.5
superb

Review

by nine9 USER (1 Reviews)
February 12th, 2013 | 109 replies | 1,912 views


Release Date: 1969 | Tracklist

Review Summary: Absolutely stunning.

0 of 6 thought this review was well written

Just last year I received "Abbey Road" on a 44" vinyl. Might I say, I was hooked as soon as the record started spinning. I'm sure many would agree that The Beatles were one of the biggest musical influences in history. After releasing 13 amazing albums (besides Yellow Submarine, of course) "Abbey Road" was one of the very best.

The album starts out with "Come Together" a perfect choice to start off with, if you ask me. "Come Together" has a very keen vibe to it. The sort of bluesy-pop rhythm really sets the mood for a great album.

The next track is "Something". Let me tell you, if a man wrote me a love song as epic as this, I wouldn't leave him for his cousin. Yes, the song really is "Something" great.

On the other side of the record starts off with "Here Comes the Sun". In my opinion, this song actually isn't as great as it's made out to be. For some reason, "Here Comes the Sun" is one of those songs that people think of when they think of The Beatles. I believe this band had way more talent than what is displayed in "Here Comes the Sun". Although it is very catchy, it's really nothing special.

Then, we hear one of my favorite songs on the album, "Because". This track is beautifully written, sung, and all around put together from intro to end. However, you still get that psychedelic feel that is found in many other Beatles' songs. To me, the song is a song to think very deeply to. I'm not sure why, but this is one of those songs that gets me brain moving in ways I didn't know it could.

No matter how great the beginning of the album was, the end medley is just about the best part. It's amazing to me how such different songs can flow so well together. The order is: "You Never Give Me Your Money", "Mean Mr. Mustard", "Polythene Pam", "She Came in Through the Bathroom Window", "Golden Slumbers", "Carry That Weight", "The End". The last real track is followed by a short song put into the middle of the record. This was Paul McCartney's idea so that the listeners didn't have to listen to that annoying scratching at the end. Well Paul, you picked a good one. It's strange that after all the amazing tracks on this record, that very last "track'' that's barely a minute long is, to me, the best song. The song is short, sweet, and to the point.

All in all, Abbey Road was definitley a Superb album. There's almost nothing bad to say about this album, just like there's almost nothing bad to say about the band who created it.


-LONG LIVE THE BEATLES-


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ZackSh33
February 11th 2013



199 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

"Yes, the song really is 'Something' great."

THE PUNS.

ZackSh33
February 11th 2013



199 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

But seriously incredible album.

nononsense
February 11th 2013



3263 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

It's a sin to not 5 this.

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 11th 2013



48524 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

The Rutles >

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Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
February 11th 2013



11359 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Good album yea

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Gwyn.
February 11th 2013



13966 Comments


It's a sin to not 5 this.


Good thing I don't believe in god then.

VermicideReloadead
February 11th 2013



1434 Comments


Well, its Abbey Road. One of the easiest 5's in the history of humanity itself.

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
February 11th 2013



19498 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

I'm a sinner

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demigod!
February 11th 2013



40970 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

how can you even give this less than a 4????????

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
February 11th 2013



11359 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Easy.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 11th 2013



48524 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

The Beatles do nothing for me emotionally sorry


CK
February 11th 2013



4527 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

"It's a sin to not 5 this."

Then call me George Carlin

demigod!
February 11th 2013



40970 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

who cares the songs are so damn good

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 11th 2013



48524 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

They've always sounded pretty average from a music/lyrics standpoint to me

YoYoMancuso
February 11th 2013



10104 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

A track by track reviews that skips most of side 1. Instant pos

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
February 11th 2013



11359 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

There's some good ones, agreed.

Gwyn.
February 11th 2013



13966 Comments


Revolver is the only Beatles record I really give a shit about

demigod!
February 11th 2013



40970 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

oh man you guys

MeatSalad
February 11th 2013



13379 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Some pretty gay ass ratings in here

pissbore
February 11th 2013



9912 Comments


They've always sounded pretty average from a music/lyrics standpoint to me



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