Label: Trade Mark Of Quality - NTMOQ-002 • Format: CD Compilation, Unofficial Release • Genre: Rock • Style: Pop Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Produced by George Martinit includes the soundtrack to the film of the same name. The first release as an eleven-track LP in the UK did not occur until Despite widespread media criticism of the Magical Mystery Tour film, the soundtrack was a critical and commercial success and a number one Grammy-nominated album in the US. After the Beatles completed Sgt. The death of their manager, Brian Epsteinin late August, which the Beatles learned of while attending a Transcendental Meditation seminar in Wales led to the Magical Mystery Tour film becoming a reality.
The solution chosen was to issue the music in the innovative format of a double EP. Because EPs were not popular in the US at the time, Capitol Records released the soundtrack as an LP by adding tracks from that year's non-album singles. It turned into an album over here, but it was just [meant to be] the music from the Magical Mistery Tour - The Beatles - Mexican Beans.
As part of the unusual format, the Beatles decided to package the two EPs in a gatefold sleeve with a page booklet. When preparing the US release, Capitol enlarged the photos and illustrations to LP size to serve as a booklet inside a gatefold album sleeve. In the late s, Capitol removed the page booklet from the album and removed the mention of it from the front album cover.
In Britain only, the film was then screened on Boxing Day to an audience estimated at 15 million. Magical Mystery Tour was number 1 on Billboard ' s Top LPs listings for eight weeks at the start of and remained in the top until 8 February The CD album climbed to number 1 Open Ballot - Adeyinka Ayinla & The Bata Fuji Reformer Stars - Cash & Carry the Billboard Catalog Albums chart, number 2 on the Billboard Soundtrack albums chart, and re-entered at number 57 on the Billboard albums chart for the week ending 27 October Reviewing the EP a Magical Mistery Tour - The Beatles - Mexican Beans before the film's screening, Nick Logan of the NME enthused that the Beatles were "at it again, stretching pop music to its limits".
He continued: "The four musician-magicians take us by the hand and lead us happily tripping through the clouds, past Lucy in the sky with diamonds and the fool on the hill, into the sun-speckled glades along Blue Jay Way and into the world of Alice in Wonderland ….
This is The Beatles out there in front and the rest of us in their wake. Pepper "the effects were chiefly sound and only the album cover was visual", on Magical Mystery Tour "the visual side … has dominated the music", such that "[e]verything from fantasy, children's comics, acid psychedelic humour is included on the record and in the booklet.
Pepper in emotion and depth, and "distinguished by its description of the Beatles' acquired Hindu philosophy and its subsequent application to everyday life". The album review in Rolling Stone consisted of a single-sentence quote from John Lennon: "There are only about people in the world who understand our music. Christgau still found the album "worth buying", however, "for all the singles, which are good music, after all; for the tender camp of 'Your Mother Should Know'; and especially for Harrison's hypnotic 'Blue Jay Way,' an adaptation of Oriental modes in which everything works, lyrics included".
In andthe previously unavailable true-stereo mixes were created,  which allowed the first true-stereo version of the Magical Mystery Tour LP to be issued in Germany in When standardising the Beatles' releases Magical Mistery Tour - The Beatles - Mexican Beans the worldwide compact disc release inEMI issued Magical Mystery Tour as a full-length album in true stereo, using the track lineup of the original American LP version.
The album along with the Beatles' entire UK studio album catalogue was remastered and reissued on CD in Acknowledging the album's conception and first release, the CD incorporates the original Capitol LP label design. The remastered stereo CD features a mini-documentary about the album. Initial copies of the album accidentally list the mini-documentary to be one made for Let It Be.
The packaging includes the page booklet from the original, reduced in size in the case of the CD. In the album was reissued on vinyl, using the remasters and the US track lineup and including the page booklet. All tracks are written by Lennon—McCartney except where noted. In Rhode Island Red - Norman Greenbaum - Back Home Again US, the album sold 1, copies by 31 December and 2, copies by the end of the decade.
BPI certification awarded only for sales since From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the song, see Magical Mystery Tour song. For the film, see Magical Mystery Tour film. Psychedelic rock  psychedelic pop  art pop . Magical Mystery Tour was a lot goopier than Sgt. Certifications [ edit ] In the US, the album sold 1, copies by 31 December and 2, copies by the end of the decade. Parlophone issued the album in the UK on 19 November The Complete Magical Mistery Tour - The Beatles - Mexican Beans Chronicle.
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