Dan November 15, at am. I agree…the white album? A plain white cover with the band name… SOOO artistic! And how many other bands numbered their albums before the white album? Are you a friend of Donald Trump or did you come by your ignorance honestly. B MAC September 24, at pm. GH July 11, at pm. Dave October 27, at pm.
Rick November 9, at pm. Alan Hopwood October 27, at pm. Bluesman Ron October 28, at am. Jake November 1, at pm. Bill October 28, at Album). Pedro October 28, at am. Pablo April 18, at pm. Donald October 28, at am. Paul October 28, at am. Tony October 28, at am. Yogi October 28, at am. Stef October 28, at am. Markku Kemppainen October 28, at am.
Well, the list is almost purely anglo-american. Paul H October 28, at am. Yanick December 10, at pm. Henk O. October 28, at am. Jayell October 30, at pm.
Jim October 28, at am. Vodalus October 28, at pm. Fab November 17, at pm. Cool list. A bit arty probably but nice choice. Alexander October 28, at pm. Ian October 28, at pm. Kevin October 28, at pm. Russ October 28, at pm. Glynn Jones October 28, at pm. Dan October 28, at pm.
Jay October 29, at am. Don October 29, at pm. Michael O'Reilly February 15, at pm. Spot on re Tulls Stand Up-well at least the version with the pop up.
Paul E October 29, at am. What no Alice Cooper? Lucy October 29, at am. Ryno October 29, at am. Carly Simon… seriously? Rodrigo January 9, at am. Sandra Ford October 29, at am. Darryl October 29, at am. Jacobus October 29, at pm. Bob October 29, at pm.
Kevin October 29, at pm. Gilson October 29, at pm. Jack October 29, at pm. CHAS October 30, at pm. Jack August 13, at pm.
Ken Baumgardner Sr. November 20, at am. Paul Weekes December 12, at pm. Seemann October 30, at pm. Jim Todd October 30, at pm. Diesel October 31, at am. Dire Straits — Brothers in Arms?
Seriously why was this omitted? Janne October 31, at pm. David October 31, at pm. Seriously no Rodney Matthews in there. But the talking heads black cover is in there. Chris Squires October 31, at pm. Kevin October 31, at pm. PhiloBike October 31, at pm. Gina October 31, at pm. That came to mind immediately.
Steve Giovanetti October 31, at pm. Felicity October 31, at pm. Steve Adey October 31, at pm. Darren October 31, at pm. Kevin Kunreuther November 1, at am. Dan Smith November 1, at pm. Ken Goodey November 2, at am. Mark November 5, at pm. Jan van Amsterdam November 6, at pm. Where is the magnificant album of Blind Faith. Deric November 7, at am. Lou Buc November 7, at am. TwoWaaka November 7, at pm. David November 7, at pm.
Where is Mahogany Rush. Maxoom, 10 CC. Deceptive Bends and Kansas Left Overture to name a few. Jim November 7, at pm. ROD November 8, at am. Wolfpat December 13, at pm. That was my first thought too. Bill from the 60s July 16, at pm.
You suppose she was naked. You were there when the photo was taken? Joe April 27, at pm. Joe Giersher April 28, at pm. FAR better than many of those original covers. Angelo November 8, at am. Bolero November 8, at pm. Gary Hambley November 8, at pm. Dafyn November 8, at pm. Hugh Jaynus November 8, at pm. Don Killaby November 8, at pm.
Margaret November 8, at pm. Brian November 8, at pm. Robert November 8, at pm. Paul November 8, at pm. Joe September 11, at pm.
C J November 9, at am. Come on no one has even said Goats Head Soup! Bill November 9, at am. Jim Bergeson November 9, at am. Bolero November 9, at pm. I still like that first Grateful Dead album cover too! Randall M. Kozitka January 31, at pm. Dennidlky November 9, at am. Brian November 9, at am. What about some of the Moody Blues albums? The artwork is fabulous!! Richard November 9, at pm. Archie April 7, at pm.
Nazareth: Hair of The Dog — well done! One of the best covers ever! Brent Speicher April 21, at pm. Mike November 9, at pm. William November 10, at am. Patrik December 4, at pm.
James December 10, at am. Dave Ginner December 10, at pm. Joe Skotnicki December 10, at pm. Jeff December 10, at pm. Jude collie December 10, at pm. Konstantin December 11, at pm.
JD April 26, at am. Or how about Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division? Ken Clem December 11, at pm. Phil Grabar December 11, at pm. Who is the nitwit in the middle? C J December 12, at am. GES December 12, at am. David Seelig December 12, at am. Michael Ige December 12, at am. I would toss the Asia cover for any of the Yes albums. Dave December 12, at pm. Arnaldo December 12, at pm. Kent December 12, at pm. Tim C December 12, at pm.
What about including some Budgie album covers. Bandolier belongs on this list. Martin J September 18, at pm. Spreckles December 13, at am. Holt16 hours ago. A newsletter a day keeps the FOMO at bay. Just enter your email and we'll take care of the rest: Subscribe Please enter a valid email address.
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Moon He recalled he was "lying on the sofa in our house, listening to Yoko play Suddenly, I said, 'Can you play those chords backward? The group considered the vocals to be some of the hardest and most complex they attempted. Harrison played the Moog synthesizer, and Martin played the harpsichord that opens the track.
Side two contains a minute medley of eight short songs, recorded over July and August and blended into a suite by McCartney and Martin. McCartney has claimed that the band's dispute over Allen Klein and what McCartney viewed as Klein's empty promises were the inspiration for the song's lyrics.
The track is a suite of varying styles, ranging from a piano-led ballad at the start to arpeggiated guitars at the end. Following it are Lennon's " Mean Mr. Mustard " written during the Beatles' trip to India and " Polythene Pam ". Fifty-four seconds into the song are 18 bars of lead guitar: the first two bars are played by McCartney, the second two by Harrison, and the third two by Lennon, and the sequence is repeated two more times.
The solos were cut live against the existing backing track in one take. The song ends with the memorable final line, "And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make". This section was taped separately from the first, and required the piano to be re-recorded by McCartney, which was done on 18 August. Musicologist Walter Everett interprets that most of the lyrics on side two's medley deal with "selfishness and self-gratification — the financial complaints in 'You Never Give Me Your Money,' the miserliness of Mr.
Mustard, the holding back of the pillow in 'Carry That Weight,' the desire that some second person will visit the singer's dreams — perhaps the 'one sweet dream' of 'You Never Give Me Your Money'?
In response to the repeated A-major choruses of "love you", McCartney sings in realisation that there is as much self-gratifying love "the love you take" as there is of the generous love "the love you make"in A major and C major, respectively. It was originally included in a rough mix of the side two eight-song medley known during the recording sessions as "The Long One"   and officially available for the first time on the album's 3CD Super Deluxe edition box setappearing between "Mean Mr.
Mustard" and "Polythene Pam". McCartney disliked the way the medley sounded when it included "Her Majesty", so he asked for it to be cut. The second engineerJohn Kurlander, had been instructed by George Martin not to throw out anything, so after McCartney left, he attached the track to the end of the master tape after 20 seconds of silence.
The tape box bore an instruction to leave "Her Majesty" off the final product, but the next day when mastering engineer Malcolm Davies received the tape, he also trained not to throw anything away cut a playback lacquer of the whole sequence, including "Her Majesty".
The Beatles liked this effect and included it on the album. Mustard", while the final note remained buried in the mix of "Polythene Pam", as a result of being snipped off the reel during a rough mix of the medley on 30 July. The medley was subsequently mixed again from scratch although the song was not touched again and still appears in its rough mix on the album. The song title appears on the inlay card and disc of the remastered CD reissue, as track All three of these Harrison demos were later featured on Anthology 3.
During the sessions for the medley, McCartney recorded " Come and Get It ", playing all the instruments. It was assumed to be a demo recording for another artist  but McCartney later said that he originally intended to put it on Abbey Road. The original backing track to "Something", featuring a piano-led coda,  and "You Never Give Me Your Money", which leads into a fast rock-n-roll jam session have appeared on bootlegs.
Apple Records creative director Kosh designed the album cover. It is the only original UK Beatles album sleeve to show neither the artist name nor the album title on its front cover, which was Kosh's idea, despite EMI claiming the record would not sell without this information. He later explained that "we didn't need to write the band's name on the cover They were the most famous band in the world". At that morning, photographer Iain Macmillan was given only ten minutes to take the photo while he stood on a step-ladder and a policeman held up traffic behind the camera.
Macmillan took six photographs, which McCartney examined with a magnifying glass before deciding which would be used on the album sleeve.
In the image selected by McCartney, the group walk across the street in single file from left to right, with Lennon leading, followed by Starr, McCartney, and Harrison. McCartney is barefoot and out of step with the others. Except for Harrison, the group are wearing suits designed by Tommy Nutter. After the album was released, the number plate LMW F was repeatedly stolen from the car.
The Beatles did little promotion of Abbey Road directly, and no public announcement was made of the band's split until McCartney announced he was leaving the group in April Therefore, Let It Be became the last album to be finished and released by the Beatles, although its recording had begun before Abbey Road. Abbey Road sold four million copies in its first two months of release.
The following week which was ChristmasAbbey Road returned to the top for another six weeks completing a total of 17 weeks before being replaced by Led Zeppelin II. Abbey Road initially received mixed reviews from music critics who criticised the production's artificial sounds and viewed its music as inauthentic.
Side Two is marvellous Conversely, Chris Welch wrote in Melody Maker : "the truth is, their latest LP is just a natural born gas, entirely free of pretension, deep meanings or symbolism While production is simple compared to past intricacies, it is still extremely sophisticated and inventive. Ringo's obligatory nursery arias Octopus's Garden ", he considered that Abbey Road "touches higher peaks than did their last album".
Pepper " and stating, "That the Beatles LP unify seemingly countless musical fragments and lyrical doodlings into a uniformly wonderful suite Everyone is putting down Abbey Road. Because the world is round it turns her on. Charlie Watts tells us he likes it too. Many critics have since cited Abbey Road as the Beatles' greatest album.
AllMusic 's Richie Unterberger felt that the album shared Sgt. Pepper ' s "faux-conceptual forms", but had "stronger compositions", and wrote of its standing in the band's catalogue: "Whether Abbey Road is the Beatles' best work is debatable, but it's certainly the most immaculately produced with the possible exception of Sgt.
Pepper and most tightly constructed. He did, however, praise the production, particularly the sound of Starr's bass drum. Abbey Road received high rankings in several "best albums in history" polls by critics and publications.
The image of the Beatles on the Abbey Road crossing has become one of the most famous and imitated in recording history. Shortly after the album's release, the cover became part of the " Paul is dead " theory that was spreading across college campuses in the US. According to followers of the rumour, the cover depicted the Beatles walking out of a cemetery in a funeral procession. The procession was led by Lennon dressed in white as a religious figure; Starr was dressed in black as the undertaker; McCartney, out of step with the others, was a barefoot corpse; and Harrison dressed in denim was the gravedigger.
The left-handed McCartney is holding a cigarette in his right hand, indicating that he is an imposter, and the number plate on the Volkswagen parked on the street is 28IF, meaning that McCartney would have been 28 if he had lived — despite the fact that he was only 27 at the time of the photo and subsequent release of the record. The cover image has been parodied on several occasions, including by McCartney on his live album Paul Is Live. The songs on Abbey Road have been covered many times and the album itself has been covered in its entirety.
Abbey Road has remained in print since its first release in It was included as part of the Beatles' Collector's Crate series in September  and saw a remastered LP release on gram vinyl in Fiftieth anniversary editions of the album were released on 27 September Presented with new mixes in stereo, 5.
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The album itself was released on 16 September and reached No. The second single of the album " Anthem for a Lost Cause " was released on 25 November The other album, Futurologythe band's twelfth studio album, was released on 7 July and it received immediate critical acclaim. The lead single from the album, " Walk Me to the Bridge ", was released as a digital download on the day of the announcement, on 28 April. Futurologyaccording to the band, is an album full of ideas and one of their most optimistic yet, as Wire said to the NME magazine in an interview: "There's an overriding concept behind 'Futurology' which is to express all the inspiration we get from travel, music and art—all those ideas, do that in a positive way.
It's one of our most optimistic records, the idea that any kind of art can transport you to a different universe.
The album sold about 20, copies in its first week and reached No. The title track, " Futurology ", was the second and final single released from the album on 22 September, the video debuted on YouTube on 10 August. The band promoted the album with a tour around the UK and Europe from March to Maythey also made appearances in festivals like T in the Park in Scotland and Glastonbury Festival in the summer.
Late inthe band celebrated the release of their seminal album The Holy Bible with a special edition in December, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the album. This edition includes the vinyl edition of the full album, plus a three-CD set, the first CD with the full album remastered for the special release, the second with the US mix remastered and the third including a performance at the Astoria in and an acoustic session for Radio 4 Mastertapes in The special edition also contains a page book full of rare photos and handwritten lyrics and notes by Richey and by the band.
They also toured the album, playing it in full for the very first time. James Dean Bradfield and Sean Moore in November did a charity hike in PatagoniaNicky Wire did not participate in the event, the band said: "In November we will be walking in the footsteps of our Welsh ancestors when we will be part of the Velindre group of 50 people celebrating the th anniversary of Welsh settlers arriving in Patagonia with a challenging six-day trek.
Also in Novemberthe Manic Street Preachers announced that they were going to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their album Everything Must Gowith their biggest headline show sincein the Liberty Stadiumin Swansea on 28 Mayfeaturing special guests like Super Furry Animals. The album was performed in full, with Nicky Wire teasing "b-sides, rarities and curios, greatest hits and a few brand-new songs".
It was also made available a standard edition with a double-CD featuring only the remastered album and the concert at the Nynex Arena. The band announced in March that they would be releasing a theme song for the Wales national team ahead of the UEFA Euro tournament in the summer, entitled " Together Stronger C'mon Wales ", it was released on 20 May, featuring also a video with the band and the Welsh team, the Manics tweeted: "It's with great pride we can announce the Manics are providing the official Wales Euro song — 'Together Stronger C'mon Wales '".
The city's council ensured that only the band can use the studio, there would be an increase on-site parking and a series of soundproofing measures to ensure nearby properties aren't disturbed by noise. In February the band revealed a teaser trailer for a documentary entitled Escape from Historycharting the band's journey from The Holy Biblethrough to the disappearance of lyricist and guitarist Richey Edwards, to the huge success of Everything Must Go.
The documentary aired on Sky Arts on 15 April. The band released a special edition of their album Send Away the Tigers on 12 May.
The special edition featured a remastered album as well as B-sides and rarities spread over two discs, plus a DVD which features the band's Glastonbury performance, rehearsal footage, an album track-by-track, and promo videos. On 17 Novemberthe band announced that their thirteenth album, Resistance Is Futilewould be released on 13 April After delay and difficulties getting started, the record has come together really quickly over the last few months through a surge of creativity and some old school hard work.
On the album, the Manics launched their first single " International Blue " as a download on 8 December The Beatles - Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band (Vinyl, the album focused on " Rather than my internalised misery, I tried to put a sense of optimism into the lyrics by writing about things that we find really inspiring. He said: "Musically, the verse is downcast and melancholic and the chorus is an explosion of disillusionment and tears. The album sold around 24, copies in the first week, entering the UK Albums Chart at number 2,  despite being number 1 during the week.
It was made available on digital, CD, and vinyl, with the CD edition featuring bonus demos, live rehearsal recordings, remixes, and B-sides. The album was launched on 7 December and to promote it, the band went on tour in Spring and Summerperforming the album in full alongside other content. In Marchthe Manics announced a deluxe reissue of their Gold Against the Soul album for release on 12 June Bonus content included previously unreleased demos, B-sides from the era, remixes, and a live recording, while the CD was released alongside a book of unseen photographs from the era with handwritten annotations and lyrics from the band.
The group's album, including a track called "Orwellian", was described as "expansive" and is due for release in Summer The Ultra Vivid Lament was released on 10 September and received generally positive reviews from critics: on Metacriticthe album has a weighted average score of 78 out of based on 12 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
In lateboth Bradfield and Wire announced that they intended to release solo material before a new album by the band. Also, a promotional album sampler had been sent out to the press and certain other people which included "I Killed the Zeitgeist", "Goodbye Suicide", "Sehnsucht", and "Everything Fades".
The album was officially released in September It charted at No. The sound of the album, which Nicky referred to as his "nihilistic anti-everything album", was inspired by, among others, Neu! Nicky toured small intimate venues across the UK with his band the Secret Society.
Bradfield's solo album, The Great Westernwas released in Julyto positive reviews from critics. The latter is in remembrance of the first Manics manager Philip Hall, who died from cancer in  and to whom The Holy Bible had been dedicated. The initial pressings of the red 7" single were made with black vinyl, some of which were sent out to distributors by mistake. James toured the album with a band that included Wayne Murray, who would subsequently play the second guitar for Manics live performances.
In a later interview, when the band were collectively asked what they had learned from making a solo album, Sean Moore dryly quipped "Not to do one". In MarchBradfield was confirmed to be working on a second album while the band took a short break, while Wire was also considering more solo content. The band's first musical appearance since Edwards' departure was recording a cover of " Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head " for The Help Albuma charity effort in in support of aid efforts in war-torn Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The State song "Lopez" features lyrics by Wire and vocals by Bradfield. Bradfield plays the guitar on both songs. Furthermore, the track "Hiraeth" features a section called "Spoken Word", in which Nicky Wire talks about Welsh identity. In Februarythe Manics covered Rihanna 's hit pop song " Umbrella ". Additionally, the Manics' version of the song was made available on iTunes from 5 March Manic Street Preachers' music has been variously described as alternative rock Britpop hard rock  glam rock pop rock  punk metal and punk rock.
The band have stated that the Clash were "probably our biggest influence of all". When they saw them on television, "we thought it was fantastic and got really excited. They were the catalyst for us". Bradfield's guitar heroe is guitarist John McGeoch : "He taught me, you can have LP rock'n'roll swagger, but still build something into it that's really unsettling, and can cut like a razor blade".
Alluding to the band's early relationship with Britpop, Cam Lindsay of Canadian music publication Exclaim! Manic Street Preachers has received four awards from eight nominations. The Hungarian Music Awards have been given to artists in the field of Hungarian music since The Mercury Prize is an annual music prize awarded for the best album released in the United Kingdom by a British or Irish act. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Welsh rock band.
Manic Street Preachers in From left to right: James Dean Bradfieldtouring member Wayne Murray, Nicky Wire and Sean Moore ; the open microphone on the far right is a traditional memorial to former member Richey Edwardswho disappeared in Alternative rock hard rock punk rock glam rock. Columbia Epic Heavenly Damaged Goods. Miles Woodward Richey Edwards. Contrary to popular belief, there are no live strings on the record. The strings are instead produced by a synthesizer.
Current members James Dean Bradfield — lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, piano, keyboards —presentrhythm guitar —, —present Nicky Wire — bass, piano, backing and lead vocals —presentrhythm guitar — Sean Moore — drums, LP, trumpet, backing vocals —present Former members Miles "Flicker" Woodward — bass — Richey Edwards — rhythm guitar, backing vocals —; disappeared in ; declared dead in Current touring musicians Wayne Murray Thirteen — rhythm guitar, backing vocals —present Nick Nasmyth — keyboards —, —present Gavin Fitzjohn — guitar, backing vocals —present Former touring musicians Dave Eringa — keyboards — Greg Haver — rhythm guitar, percussion — Anna Celmore — piano — Guy Massey — rhythm guitar — Sean Read — piano, keyboards, percussion, saxophone — Richard Beak — bass .
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