Label: Parlophone - 641042004 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: Italy • Genre: Rock • Style: Rock & Roll, Pop Rock
Beatles for Sale is the fourth studio album by the English rock band the Beatles. The album marked a departure from the upbeat tone that had Chi Sarà La Ragazza Del Clan?
- Ribelli Di Adriano* - Chi Sarà La Ragazza / Quella Donna the Beatles' previous work, partly due to the band's exhaustion after a series of tours that had established them as a worldwide phenomenon in Beatles for Sale was not released in the US untilwhen the Beatles' catalogue was standardised for release on CD.
Instead, eight of the album's fourteen tracks appeared on Capitol Records ' concurrent release, Beatles '65issued in North America only. The songs introduced darker musical moods and more introspective lyrics, with John Lennon adopting an autobiographical perspective in compositions such as " I'm a Loser " and " No Reply ".
The album also reflected the twin influences of country music and Bob Dylanwhom the Beatles met in New York in August Partly as a result of the group's hectic schedule, only eight of the tracks are original compositions, with cover versions of songs by artists such as Carl PerkinsChuck BerryBuddy Holly and Little Richard being used to complete the album.
Beatles for Sale received favourable reviews in the UK musical press, where it held the number one spot for 11 of the 46 weeks that it spent in the top The album was similarly successful in Australia, where the band's cover of Berry's " Rock and Roll Music " also topped the singles chart. One of the songs omitted from the US version of the album, " Eight Days a Week ", became the Beatles' seventh number one in the US when issued as a single there in February When Beatles for Sale was being recorded, Beatlemania was at its peak.
Over June and July, the band played concerts in Denmark, the Netherlands and Hong Kong, toured Australia and Im A Loser - The Beatles - Beatles For Sale Zealand,  and then returned to Britain for a series of radio and television engagements and to promote their first feature film, A Hard Day's Night. Im A Loser - The Beatles - Beatles For Sale Dylan's example, the Beatles, particularly John Lennon were encouraged to write more introspective lyrics than before.
Beatles for Sale was the Beatles' fourth album release in the space of 21 months. But that's what the Beatles did at the end of If the record company needs another album, you go and make one. One must remember that they'd been battered like mad throughoutand much of Success is a wonderful thing but it is very, very tiring. Although prolific, the songwriting partnership of Lennon and Paul McCartney was unable to keep up with the demand for new material. The album features eight Lennon—McCartney compositions.
He also comments that Dylan's acoustic folk sound was a style Im A Loser - The Beatles - Beatles For Sale the Beatles tended to identify as country music. McCartney later said that Beatles for Sale inaugurated a more mature phase for the band, whereby: "We got more and more free to get into ourselves. Our student selves rather than 'we must please the girls and make money' …"  According to author Peter Doggettthis period coincided with Lennon and McCartney being feted by London society, from which the pair found inspiration among a network of non-mainstream writers, poets, comedians, film-makers and other arts-related individuals.
Doggett says that their social milieu in represented "new territory for pop" and a challenge to British class delineation as the Beatles introduced an "arty middle-class" sensibility to pop music. The majority of the recording sessions took place during a three-week period beginning on 29 September, following the band's return from the US tour.
Much of the production was done on "days off" from performances in the UK, and much of the songwriting was completed in the studio. George Harrison recalled that the band had become more sophisticated about recording techniques: "Our records were progressing.
We'd started out like anyone spending their first time in a studio — Home - Discoverson - Black Sheep and naive and looking for success.
They were also allowed greater freedom to experiment by the record company and by George Martin, who was gradually relinquishing his position of authority over the Imagination Is Future History - Dephosphorus - Impossible Orbits, as their label boss, throughoutand was increasingly open to their non-standard musical ideas.
The band introduced new instrumentation into their basic sound, as a way to illustrate the more nuanced style adopted by Lennon in his lyric writing. Recording was completed on 26 October,  partway through the band's four-week tour of the UK. According to Lennon inBeatles music publisher Dick James was complimentary about "No Reply", saying that Lennon had provided "a complete story" whereas "before that, he thought my songs wandered off.
MacDonald recognises the effectiveness of the acoustic guitar backing and the treatment given to Martin's piano part, which is rendered as "a darkly reverbed presence" rather than a distinct instrument. Music critic Richie Unterberger singles out "I'm a Loser" as "one of the very first Beatles compositions with lyrics addressing more serious points than young love".
As the third track on the album, " Baby's in Black " conveys the same sad and resentful outlook of the two preceding songs. McCartney recalled: "'Baby's in Black' we did because we liked waltz -time And I think also John and I wanted to do something bluesya bit darker, more grown-up, rather than just straight pop.
McCartney recalled in a interview: "I wrote that in my front parlour in Forthlin Road. I was about So I think songs like 'I'll Follow the Sun', ballads like that, got pushed back to later. Each of the first six takes featured a strikingly different approach to the beginning and end sections of the song; the eventual chiming guitar-based introduction was recorded during a different session and edited in later.
The song's opening fade-in served as a counterpoint to pop songs that close with a fade out. Lennon referred to "Eight Days a Week" in his interview with Playboy magazine as "lousy". I think that's the story. I'm not sure. The dark theme of the album was balanced by " Every Little Thing To The Beat Of The Drum - Various - Dj Baco & Saco In The Mix, which Unterberger describes as a "celebration of what a wonderful girl the guy has".
It didn't have quite what was required. Lennon's Im A Loser - The Beatles - Beatles For Sale Don't Want to Spoil the Party" returns to the sombre mood established by the opening three tracks.
MacDonald likens the effect to "I'm a Loser", in that Lennon's confessional tone is again couched in "a protective shell of pastiche". The lyrics of " What You're Doing " concern McCartney's relationship with Jane Asher  and demonstrate an aggrieved tone that was uncharacteristic of his writing. Several of the album's cover versions had been staples of the Beatles' live shows in Hamburg and at The Cavern Club in Liverpool during the early s.
Moonlight ", which was originally recorded by Dr. Feelgood and the Internswas Lennon's "beloved obscurity", according to Im A Loser - The Beatles - Beatles For Sale ,  and the subject of a remake towards the end of the Beatles for Sale sessions. Moonlight", but was omitted from the album. You can sing it better than that, man!
Come on, come on! Really throw it! The downbeat mood of Beatles for Sale was reflected in the album cover,  which shows the unsmiling, weary-looking Beatles   in an autumn scene in London's Hyde Park.
Beatles for Sale was presented in a gatefold sleeve — a rare design feature for a contemporary pop LP  and the first of the Beatles' UK releases to be packaged in this way.
Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. According to music journalist Neil Spencerthe album's title was an apt comment on the band's unprecedented commercial value as entertainers, given the wealth of Beatles-related merchandise introduced over the previous year. Tervahäät - Kalmonsäie priceless history between these Im A Loser - The Beatles - Beatles For Sale . When, in a generation or so, a radioactivecigar-smoking child, picnicking on Saturnasks you what the Beatle affair was all about, don't try to explain all about the long hair and the screams!
Just play them a few tracks from this album and he'll probably understand. The kids of AD will draw from the music much the same sense of well being and warmth as we do today. After being again displaced by The Rolling Stones No.
Beatles '65 was released eleven days after Beatles for Sale and became the fastest-selling album of the year in the United States.
The cover of the Australian release of the LP featured individual photographs of the Beatles taken at one of the group's Sydney concerts in June On 26 FebruaryBeatles for Sale was officially released on compact disc catalogue number CDP 7 2as were the band's first three albums.
Even though Beatles for Sale was recorded on four-track tape, the first CD version was available only in mono. The album received favourable reviews in the UK musical press. In a more recent assessment, Q found the album title to hold a "hint of cynicism" in depicting the Beatles as a "product" to be sold. Tom Ewing of Pitchfork Media said, "Lennon's anger and the band's rediscovery of rock 'n' roll mean For Sale' s reputation as the group's meanest album is deserved".
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