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Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Beatles’ Best Album = Revolver

Posted by on November 2 at 18:14 PM

Speaking of being high, I was on a road trip recently and we listened to the best Beatles album Rubber Soul — don’t argue! it is! — again and again.

Sorry to bring you down, Christopher, but Revolver is actually the best Beatles album (right, Sean?). Rubber Soul is fantastic, but its finest compositions can’t compete with “She Said She Said,” “Taxman,” “And Your Bird Can Sing,” “I’m Only Sleeping,” “Good Day Sunshine,” “I Want to Tell You,” “For No One,” “Love You To,” “Dr. Robert,” and the Beatles’ best song, “Tomorrow Never Knows” (though “I’m Looking Through You” is certainly in the group’s top 20).

All Music Guide’s Stephen Thomas Erlewine got it right: “Revolver stands as the ultimate modern pop album and it’s still as emulated as it was upon its original release.