Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Disc Men

Chuck Klosterman on the Beatles' reissues. This is fun once you get the joke. (AV Club)

The Beatles get darker and (I guess) cheaper on Beatles For Sale, now fixating on their insecurities (“I’m A Loser”) and how difficult it is to waltz a girl into bed when her ex is a corpse (“Baby’s In Black”). There are a bunch of unexpected covers on this album, so it’s kind of like Van Halen’s Diver Down.

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