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Yellow Submarine is the tenth studio album by English rock band the Beatlesreleased on 13 January in the United States and on 17 January in the United Kingdom. It was issued as the soundtrack to the animated film of the same namewhich premiered in London in July The remainder of the album is a re-recording of the film's orchestral soundtrack by the The Beatles - Yellow Submarine producer, George Martin.
The project was regarded as a contractual obligation by the Beatles, who were asked to supply four new songs for the film. Some songs were written and recorded specifically for the soundtrack, while others were unreleased tracks from other projects. The album was recorded before — and issued two months after — the band's self-titled double LP also known as the "White Album" and was not viewed by the band as a significant release.
An EP containing only the new songs had been considered for release, and was mastered, but left unreleased. The original mono mixes were later included in the compilation Mono Masters. It has since been afforded a mixed reception from music critics, some of whom consider that it falls short of the high standard generally associated with the Beatles' work.
Another Rage On - Scorpio Rising - If. of the album, the Yellow Submarine Songtrackwas issued on the film's 30th anniversary. It dispenses with the George Martin orchestrationsand includes the six Beatles songs from the original album, along with an additional nine songs heard in the film, all newly remixed.
The album arose from contractual obligations for the Beatles to supply new songs to the soundtrack to United Artists ' animated film Yellow Submarine. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in April the group showed minimal enthusiasm for the project. Only one side of the album contains songs performed by the Beatles; of the six, four were previously unreleased.
Of the unreleased tracks, the first to be recorded was George Harrison 's " Only a Northern Song ", taped in February but rejected for inclusion on Sgt. Among the sounds The Beatles - Yellow Submarine during what Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn describes as "a curious session", were trumpet, glockenspiel  and spoken voices.
He later described the song as The Beatles - Yellow Submarine throwaway". John Lennon 's " Hey Bulldog " was recorded on 11 February and evolved from an initial intent to shoot a promotional film for the single " Lady Madonna ".
Like "All Together Now", it was specifically recorded with the film soundtrack in mind. Side two features a re-recording of the symphonic film score composed by the Beatles' producer, George Martinspecifically for the album. The recording took place with a piece orchestra over two three-hour sessions on 22 and Lahaina Luna - Dan Fogelberg & Tim Weisberg - Twin Sons Of Different Mothers October in Abbey Road, and was edited down to the length on the LP on 22 November.
In some of his arrangements, Martin referenced his past Options (DJ Intro - DJ Outro) (Explicit) (8B) - Pitbull F. Stephen Marley - Options with the Beatles; for example, " Sea of Time " includes what MacDonald terms "an affectionate quotation" from the Indian -styled " Within You Without You ", from Sgt.
Pepper and "Yellow Submarine in Pepperland" reprises the film's title track. The film received its worldwide premiere in London in July by which time the The Beatles - Yellow Submarine were busy working on their self-titled double albumcommonly called Its A Game - Bay City Rollers - Its A Game White Album". In contrast to the animated film, Yellow Submarine was not generally considered to be a significant release.
The artwork on the sleeve contains a drawing of the Beatles as featured on trailer posters, created by Heinz Edelman. The review was introduced by a few liner The Beatles - Yellow Submarine by Apple press officer Derek Taylor.
Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, in which the ensemble's battle with the Blue Meanies was compared to three other epic struggles in the history of the English-speaking world: Beowulf 's struggle to save the Heorot mead hallKing John 's signing of the Magna Carta and Thomas Jefferson 's writing of the Declaration of Independence.
An EP containing the new songs had been considered for release in September but any plan to issue the soundtrack music from Yellow Submarine was then postponed to allow for the White Album's unveiling. This EP was mastered in March but was never issued. Lennon later dismissed Martin's contributions as "all this terrible shit" and blamed Brian Epsteinthe Beatles' Soli Tomba - The Cannonball Adderley Quintet - Country Preacher, for allowing Martin to participate in the project.
The first compact disc release of the album appeared in The Beatles - Yellow Submarine A new Yellow Submarine album appeared on 13 Septembercoinciding with the remastered re-release of the film. Titled Yellow Submarine Songtrack The Beatles - Yellow Submarine , it dispenses with the George Martin orchestrationsand includes the six Beatles songs from the original album, along with an additional nine songs heard in the film, all completely remixed for this disc.
The original album remained available and was remastered and reissued, along with the rest of the Beatles' catalogue, on 9 September This release included both the UK and US sleeve notes.
Recalling the album's release in a special-edition issue of Mojo magazine, Peter Doggett writes that "The papers got all trippy for Yellow Submarine ". The George Martin score to the film is really very nice, and two tracks by George Harrison redeem the first side.
Both [songs] are superb pieces, considerably more enthralling than the most draggy All Together Nowa rather wet track. The reviewer added that the four new Beatles songs matched the quality of the two "excellent" hit singles, and Martin's side represented a "tremendous achievement" that also justified any complaints about the price. More recently, AllMusic critic Richie Unterberger has written of Yellow Submarine : "The album would have been far better value if it had been released as a four-song EP No one would argue that there's a huge amount more than meets the eye or ear there, but listening to the original album anew 40 years on, one is still struck by how mostly second-rate, and recycled and rejected Beatles material still sounds so good.
Richardson concludes: "But as an album it's ultimately forgettable, which is something the Beatles so rarely were otherwise. PopMatters ' David Gassman views Martin's selections as "kind of twee and inconsequential" and the four new songs on side one as "fascinating", adding that "The material's tossed-off origins give it a character unlike any other Beatles album. BPI certification awarded only for sales since From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
For the release, see Yellow Submarine Songtrack. Psychedelia  film score . There was a commitment for The Beatles to do four songs for the film. Apparently, they would say, this is a The Beatles - Yellow Submarine song, let's give it to Brodax.
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