Listomania: Ten Songs That Love the Beatles
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We spent a good chunk of the morning talking about how we got into the Beatles, and the songs that homage their albums and music. Thusly, we present an epic list of diverse proportions: Ten songs that love the Beatles enough to reference them directly. We hope this will encourage you to post some of your own in the comments, or discuss them with your friends.
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Years after his death, Smith's lyrics "The light was on but it was dim / Revolver's been turned over / And now it's ready once again" are still as moving as they were on first listen -- and dammit if we don't want to toss "Taxman" on the player in celebration.
It's easy to hear the Fab Four's influence on Beulah's four studio records, but this track, from the band 1997 debut, spells it right out in the title. The band would go on to repeat the trick with their 2003 swan song, appropriately titled Yoko.
In the opening lyrics to "Perfect Lovesong," frontman Neil Hannon sings about writing a song "with a divine Beatles bassline..." With just that one lyric, Hannon sheds light on one of the most underappreciated aspects of the fab four -- Paul McCartney's signature bass guitar.
Who among us can resist the fist-pump to the lyrics "
A must-post for the nostalgia one feels in the chest-region when the chorus sings "I read the news today / oh boy"