- Summary: If the concept of "The Beatles, remixed" saddens you, know that original Beatles producer George Martin was at the helm for this project, which serves as the soundtrack to the Vegas-based Cirque du Soleil show of the same name. The 26 mashed-up tracks here were augmented with additional instrumentation and vocals performed by The Beatles themselves, culled from hours of original demo and master tapes, with pieces of 130 songs ultimately represented in some form.… Collapse
- Record Label: Capitol
- Genre(s): Rock, Pop
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10Me, being a huge Beatles fanatic, received this from a family member having heard good things about it. I turn the volume up, and... Oh my god. It's so beautiful! This album designed for "The Love Show" (The Beatles Cirque De Soleil) is a wonderful, beautifully crafted remix album of the world's greatest band ever. Combing different tracks and never before heard recordings into a wonderful album, that will surely delight any Beatles fans. Examples include the wonderful alternate version of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", setting a more relaxing feel and sadder tone, it just wants to make you tear up (In both ways). Indeed, it is a great album, and it receives an outstanding 10 from me.… Expand
BlakeJ8Very fun. If you are a Beatles fan, that is.
7You really shouldn't mess with something that's already perfect and can't be improved upon. While the raw material is brilliant without question, I'm not sure what the point of this project was really. The best bits are the songs that are pretty much untouched from the originals (Hey Jude, A day in the Life, Revolution all have minimal changes). The other standout moments have already been enjoyed on the Anthology collection. Anthology was a great project and very worthwhile because it's like a documentary on how the greatest band of all time grew and developed their ideas. This add's very little to the Beatles story. Of course it's impossible to make a record using this material sound bad and it is an enjoyable listen, but more because of the original songs rather than what Martin has done with them.… Expand
MarkR4They were a good band. Grow up everybody...