Al’s Top 30 Albums Of All Time – No. 18

rongreezy:

I truly, truly, TRULY love posts like this! This is the kind of review that I want to be able to write on such a classic piece of music. I’m continuously trying to, don’t get me wrong, but I have to give it up to this blogger because this one make you wanna go out and purchase REVOLVER right now if you’ve never heard it!

Originally posted on Sitting On The Swings:

18. The Beatles – Revolver (1966)

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As a young buck of about fourteen, fifteen years old. I hated Manchester United. They were by a street the best team in the country yet I just wouldn’t accept it, I was utterly convinced in my own mind that they were completely overrated, fluky and undisciplined. And similarly, as a young punk fan at the idiotically naive age of eighteen, I took no notice of The Beatles. The line I always used to come out with was, “If they hadn’t have done it, someone else would.” I didn’t dislike them, I just hated the general consensus that they were the greatest thing since processed loaves. Surely the rawness and attitude of Iggy, Sid, and Joe was better than the pretty melodies of John and Paul? Fast forward to my early twenties, when I grew  a brain, I obviously accepted that Eric Cantona…

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