January 18, 2022
Help! is the fifth studio album by English rock band The Beatles, recorded and produced by George Martin. The album was released on 6 August 1965 in the UK, and 1 week later in the US. It was the soundtrack to the 1965 film of the same name. The band recorded the music in intervals between their shows. With Help!, The Beatles paid more attention to the studio, especially the overwriting technique. They discovered many new instruments and sound effects, which they used later on their landmark album, Rubber Soul. With Help!, The Beatles delved into aspects of pop culture. The A-side is the soundtrack of the movie, which contains some famous songs like "You're Going to Lose That Girl", especially "Help!" and "Ticket to Ride" were both released as singles. This A-side is also the vinyl part of the album. The B-side includes seven additional recorded songs surrounding the making of the film and album recording, including one of the most famous hits in history, "Yesterday", recorded by Paul McCartney with guitar and quartet. string play. Help! received a lot of positive reviews. In its first week of release, the album topped the UK Albums Chart and remained on the chart for 41 weeks. In the US, The Beatles only released the soundtrack album Help!. Of the remaining seven songs, two were featured on the Beatles' next album, Rubber Soul, two were featured on Yesterday and Today's albums, and the other three were featured on Beatles VI. To sum up, the songs of Help! was divided into 4 discs and all ranked number 1 here. In 2012, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Help! at number 331 on the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time" list.