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Chuck Klosterman Reviews the Beatles…

Thanks to Michael Blauner for introducing me to former Spin rock critic Chuck Klosterman’s uproarious take on the Beatles Box Set in “AV Club”. Chuck imagines the Beatles are an unknown band from the 60s and wonders why they deserve this retrospective.






Here is Klosterman on Sgt Peppers: “Technicolor dreamcoats, consumed 700 sheets of mediocre acid on the roof of the studio, and proceeded to make Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, a groundbreaking album no one actually likes. A concept album about finding a halfway decent song for Ringo, Sgt. Pepper has a few satisfactory moments (“Lovely Rita” totally nails the experience of almost having sex with a city employee), but this is only B+ work. It mostly seems like a slightly superior incarnation of The Rolling Stones’ Their Satanic Majesties Request, a record that (ironically) came out seven months after this one.”






Funny, funny stuff and here is the link so you can enjoy the rest: http://www.avclub.com/articles/chuck-klosterman-repeats-the-beatles,32560/

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