Mixing: Getting Better, She’s Leaving Home, When I’m Sixty-Four, Lovely Rita

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

This was the second consecutive stereo mixing session for the Sgt Pepper album, and saw work completed four songs.

It began with work on Getting Better, which was mixed in a single attempt. She’s Leaving Home proved more problematic, and took six attempts before a satisfactory mix was achieved.

When I’m Sixty-Four was next, and was mixed in one attempt. The final song to be remixed was Lovely Rita. Two stereo mixes were made, the second of which was used on the Sgt Pepper album.

The final task of the session was an edit of She’s Leaving Home, after which the song was complete.

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