McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

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Postby The Modernist » 02 Nov 2018, 18:37

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Terrific. I love the woozy production of the finished version that ended up on The White Album, but it's a shame they couldn't have retained a bit more of the bite of this.
One of the hallmarks of Lennon's songs from The White Album is how angry he sounds on much of it, such a contrast to his songwriting of 67.

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Postby Charlie O. » 02 Nov 2018, 18:46

The Modernist wrote:One of the hallmarks of Lennon's songs from The White Album is how angry he sounds on much of it, such a contrast to his songwriting of 67.

Interesting, isn't it, considering he wrote so many of them whilst in Rishikesh practicing TM.
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Postby BooHooHoo » 02 Nov 2018, 19:47

It IS interesting, yes.

I'm not sure how much he bought into all that TM stuff. He wasn't a man entirely at peace with himself back then, I think. Maybe those songs were a manifestation of his anger towards all the Maharishi-led bullshit.

A lot of my favourite Beatles' music is Lennon's work from 1967 and 1968 - they didn't get much stranger and they didn't get much harder-hitting. In a sense I think they needed his scepticism more as a counter to all the hippy philosophising that was de rigeur at the time.

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Postby Leviathan » 02 Nov 2018, 21:25

Looking forward to my Japanese copy arriving. One of my favourite albums and can't wait to listen in 5.1!
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Postby Matt Wilson » 08 Nov 2018, 23:55

Playing it now.
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Love the instrumental Honey Pie.

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Postby mentalist (slight return) » 09 Nov 2018, 07:48

I'm inebriated and enjoying the Esher demos. That is all.
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Postby The Modernist » 10 Nov 2018, 15:15

I wish they'd gone for that arrangement, I think it would have made for a more touching track than the one we did get with the lush orchestration.

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Postby GoogaMooga » 10 Nov 2018, 15:21

I bought the 2 CD Pepper, but have decided to sit this one out. Only attraction on the affordable set is the Esher demos, and I was never big on demos. Only if they are fleshed out, and never made it to final studio recordings. Pepper had alternates to lure me, plus the double A-side, but TWA only has those demos, unless I fork over £100 plus.
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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby Bent Fabric » 10 Nov 2018, 15:52

Jesus Christ - discs 4-6 are a fucking revelation of the highest order!

More later, but...my sense of ever having "heard it all" has been re-calibrated pretty seriously.

Essential.