Who's your favourite Beatle - if you had to pick one?
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02-14-2013, 09:58 PM
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Does anyone else relate when I say that I don't really get why of all the great stuff they did, that Sgt. Pepper is by consensus widely considered their magnum opus? As a historical moment of creative influence, I get it, but I think time has revealed that've made better albums, personally (although I still like it alot-- it's probably a distant 3rd favorite).
I still think Revolver is the closest they ever came to complete perfection.
is near perfection, too. With
, I think it is an excellent example of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts. It holds together as a concept album, though the concept always seemed to me pretty subtle. The pieces just seem to fit together like a series of short stories almost. And it ends with, arguably, their most powerful song.
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