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The Beatles - Let It Be - Naked (Bonus Disc)

The Beatles: Let It Be - Naked (Bonus Disc) (CD)

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The Beatles

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Released
17/11/2003
Music Genre
Rock
Media Format
Audio CD

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Description

At last revealed - The Beatles album that has taken more than 30 years to finish, Let It BeNaked, just the bare sound of the band inside The Beatles.

When The Beatles first set out to make the album in 1969, they intended to record an album that would be a return to live performance of just the bare necessities of the band, no studio effects or overdubbing of voices or instruments would be allowed. However, caught in the turmoil of the break-up of the band, the album was re-produced by Phil Spector and never released as The Beatles had originally meant it to sound. Until now.

Let It BeNaked is the no frills, back-to-basics album that The Beatles first set out to make back in 1969 - but which was never released as they intended, the band back to the bone.

Now, through the smart digital technology of Abbey Road studios, the never-heard band's take of the original sessions will be finally released worldwide by EMI Records in November.

Naked is Let It Be brought right up to now for the '1 Generation', de-mixed and re-mixed, un-dubbed of orchestration, choirs and effects and stripped-back to the raw to reveal The Beatles simply as what they were very best at being just a great band.

"If we'd have had today's technology back then, it would sound like this because this is the noise we made in the studio", said Paul McCartney "It's all exactly as it was in the room. You're right there now".

"When I first heard it, it was really uplifting. It took you back again to the times when we were this band, the Beatle band", said Ringo Starr.

Let It BeNaked will be issued together with a bonus fly-on-the-wall disc that features extracts from tapes of The Beatles at the time of first making the Let It Be album and movie in the Sixties.

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Product Details

Artist
The Beatles
Recording Environment
Mixed
Copy Control
  • Yes
  • No
WOW HD Sales Rank
#8733
Label / Studio
EMI
Original year of release
2003
Media Content Format
Album
Year of release
2003
Number of Discs
2
CD 30days Sales Rank
#6457
Cast & Crew
The Beatles (Music Performer)
Guy Massey And Allan Ro Paul Hicks (Producer)

Press Reviews

...Some of these changes are for the better. The sonic clarity is welcome and the revamped album concludes, as the original should have, with the title track, one of the most moving songs McCartney ever wrote..." - Rating: B+ Entertainment Weekly (11/21/03, pp.81-2)

5 stars out of 5 - "[T]he cleaning up, editing and re-sequencing has brought out a warmth and depth of colour we've not heard before... Mojo (12/03, p.134)

3 stars out of 5 - "...It's nice to have the sparer rendition of 'Across the Universe' that Lennon recorded, and the sonic improvements to the album as a whole are undeniable... Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.207)

Tracklisting

Disc 1:

  1. Get Back
  2. O Soave Fanciulla - From la Bohème
  3. For You Blue
  4. The Long and Winding Road
  5. Two of Us
  6. I've Got a Feeling
  7. One After 909
  8. Don't Let Me Down
  9. I Me Mine
  10. Across the Universe
  11. Let It Be

Disc 2:

  1. Fly On the Wall - A Unique Insight Into the Beatles at Work in Rehearsal and in the Studio During January 1969

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  • Great Lyrics
  • Original

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    Purchased to keep my collection up to date, I like this album.

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