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Yet the main attraction of the outtakes is what happens outside of the music: the snatches of conversation, laughter and friendly disagreement that place the listener in the room with four young men who feel as if there is nothing they cannot do. The Revolver album's 14 tracks have been newly mixed by producer Giles Martin and engineer Sam Okell in stereo and Dolby Atmos, and the album's original mono mix is sourced from its 1966 mono master tape.
And I’m not just talking about core Revolver tracks like “Tomorrow Never Knows” — which is a landmark in its own right — but also amazing songs like “She Said She Said,” where the lift of his drumming is just magnificent. Parts 1 and 2 of the Special Edition's songwriting work tape for "Yellow Submarine" reveal the song's evolution from a rather sad verse sung by John over acoustic guitar — "In the town where I was born / No one cared, no one cared. K., where it surfed a wave of national euphoria following England’s victory in the soccer World Cup, “Revolver” outsold everything except “The Sound of Music. I admit this is a total Beatlefan geek-out dream kind of thing because I think it is so bleepin’ cool! There are a couple of reasons for this – for one, The Beatles were pushing the boundaries of the technology available to them.
Before it was a glorious mash of swirling sounds, picking them apart somehow makes it less exciting. This new stereo mix is quite remarkable in many ways, especially when you take a step back and think about what they’ve accomplished here.
Overall, it's still enjoyable, but this is the second box set in a row with some manufacturing / pressing (or mastering? The problem for the band, even though they didn’t tell me at the time, was that the music was getting far ahead of what pop music was in those days,” he says. My favorite section of the book has to be the excerpt from Klaus Voormann’s graphic novel, Revolver: Birth of an Icon (see unboxing video below). If you’re on a limited budget, you can’t go wrong with the two-disc set which comes with a 40-page booklet abridged from the Super Deluxe book.
According to Klaus Voormann, the German artist who designed “Revolver’s” Grammy-winning record cover art, some members of the Beatles’ inner circle anxiously anticipated this kind of reaction.It is a strong improvement over the earlier stereo mixes, revealing many new sonic details which were previously not possible. Personally, I don’t find this a problem — remember, the goal here is not to replace the original mixes — which you can access and play anytime, mind you — but to present a new perspective on this music with newfound clarity.