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5 stars Along with "Revolver" this is perhaps the best BEATLES album. And I am talking in terms of experiment, studio wizardry, avant- gardistic approach, groundbreaking and progressive expansion of the sound, composition and musical ideas.

Apart from obvious hit-start with "Come Together", Harrison and Starr provided their arguably best compositions penned for the group - "Something", "Octopus's Garden" and "Here Comes the Sun". Lennon/McCartney duo on the other hand made their way through the first side via strange and disturbing "Maxwell Silver Hammer" and 7-minutes minimalistic improvisation of "I Want You".

The whole of Side B is devised as a semi-suite of 10 short pieces tied together in what sounds like a magnificent pop-symphony, with the main theme from "You Never Give Me Your Money" repeating in the closing parts of "Carry That Weight". Something that would be brought to perfection by GENESIS in the following decade... "Abbey Road" is very important album for progressive rock style and a masterpiece of THE BEATLES in its own right.


P.A. RATING: 5/5

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