Revolution 9 | Page 6 | Fab Forum

Please consider registering
Guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

20 May 2011
3.03am
Avatar
PennyLane
Sitting singing songs for everyone by the mountain stream
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 1212
Member Since:
4 December 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
101sp_Permalink sp_Print

I showed it to many friend too and she said it scared her. This song is not meant to be played in the dark. But I don't hate it anymore. It is only played when I play the album as a whole. But if it is on shuffle on my iTunes, I rather skip it.

Well we all shine on like the moon, the stars, and the sun.
20 May 2011
6.55am
JojosCoolCherryCream
Abbey Road
Forum Posts: 101
Member Since:
10 April 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
102sp_Permalink sp_Print

skye said:

Did she scream as a joke? Or did something actually freak her out?

 

Just the song Revolution 9 freaked her out, she was literally screaming at it, it was really funny. but her mom came in and sarcastically said "is everything ok? Do I need to call the doctor?"

"Hoop? That isn't a hoop, It's a lethal weapon, have you got a license for it?" -Ringo (By the way, just call me Jojo)
20 May 2011
11.13am
Avatar
McLennonSon
In the middle of the roundabout
Shea Stadium
Forum Posts: 831
Member Since:
10 May 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
103sp_Permalink sp_Print

mithveaen said:

When friends come over and stay more than I expect it, there's no better song to make them go home. a-hard-days-night-john-1

 

(Especially if you play before Blue Jay Way a-hard-days-night-george-8)

a-hard-days-night-john-6a-hard-days-night-john-6a-hard-days-night-john-6a-hard-days-night-john-6

My Music Blog. One and one don't make two One and one make one.
20 May 2011
5.07pm
JojosCoolCherryCream
Abbey Road
Forum Posts: 101
Member Since:
10 April 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
104sp_Permalink sp_Print

McLennonson said:

mithveaen said:

When friends come over and stay more than I expect it, there's no better song to make them go home. a-hard-days-night-john-1

 

(Especially if you play before Blue Jay Way a-hard-days-night-george-8)

a-hard-days-night-john-6a-hard-days-night-john-6a-hard-days-night-john-6a-hard-days-night-john-6

That's a great idea!!!! a-hard-days-night-ringo-10 I'll have to try that sometime...

"Hoop? That isn't a hoop, It's a lethal weapon, have you got a license for it?" -Ringo (By the way, just call me Jojo)
9 November 2013
6.12am
Avatar
parlance
Slaggers
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 7095
Member Since:
8 November 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Someone posted this link to a live performance of Revolution 9 at Reddit. It's actually.... good. Edit: Sorry, I missed that mithvaen had posted it long ago. But it's got to be new to someone.

 

 

parlance

Beware of sadness. It can hit you. It can hurt you. Make you sore and what is more, that is not what you are here for. - George

Check out my fan video for Paul's song "Appreciate" at Vimeo or YouTube.

9 November 2013
4.22pm
Avatar
Sky999
On The Hill
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 1935
Member Since:
14 January 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
106sp_Permalink sp_Print

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Thanks parlance (and mithvaen).

I love Rev.9 because of the whole theory if you play it backwards; however, I love it forward as well. Although I love it, I can't listen to it as much as the other Beatles songs or play it in the car. I played it backwards for some of my husband's friends who like The Beatles, yet claim they were a boyband, even though like the later stuff. Anyways to quiet them up I made them play Rev. 9 backwards and it freaked them out to say the least. Mission accomplished.ahdn_george_08

9 November 2013
10.44pm
Avatar
trcanberra
Oz
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 5776
Member Since:
29 August 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
107sp_Permalink sp_Print

mr. Sun king coming together said
I Hate this with a passion. However, what do you guys think

I don't mind it, it also makes for a great discussion and seems to fit the crazy 'everything goes' vibe of the album.

 

==> trcanberra and hongkonglady - Together even when not (engaged for those not in the know!) <==
9 November 2013
11.06pm
Avatar
parlance
Slaggers
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 7095
Member Since:
8 November 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
108sp_Permalink sp_Print

Sky666 said
a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Thanks parlance (and mithvaen).

I love Rev.9 because of the whole theory if you play it backwards; however, I love it forward as well. Although I love it, I can't listen to it as much as the other Beatles songs or play it in the car. I played it backwards for some of my husband's friends who like The Beatles, yet claim they were a boyband, even though like the later stuff. Anyways to quiet them up I made them play Rev. 9 backwards and it freaked them out to say the least. Mission accomplished.ahdn_george_08

 

Hahaha, I'd never thought to listen to it backwards so I'm doing it now. It would certainly make for an effective horror soundtrack.

parlance

Beware of sadness. It can hit you. It can hurt you. Make you sore and what is more, that is not what you are here for. - George

Check out my fan video for Paul's song "Appreciate" at Vimeo or YouTube.

9 November 2013
11.11pm
Avatar
meanmistermustard
Moderator



Forum Posts: 18174
Member Since:
1 May 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I have no issue with Revolution 9, it has interesting moments and the stero mix is a real mind melt when played thru the earphones - would rather listen to it than Hold Me Tight.

Have never listened to it backwards (or any other song fully), don't see the point. 

 

Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
11 November 2013
4.14pm
Avatar
Linde
The Netherlands
Rishikesh
Forum Posts: 2649
Member Since:
21 November 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
110sp_Permalink sp_Print

It's one of those songs that are interesting, but that I hardly ever listen to.

11 November 2013
4.32pm
Avatar
Zig
The Toppermost of the Poppermost
Moderator



Forum Posts: 8151
Member Since:
14 April 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
111sp_Permalink sp_Print

For years I never saw the point of 'R9'.

Recently, I find myself playing it more and more as it is growing on me. I only listen to it through headphones and pick up a little something new with each listen.

To the fountain of perpetual mirth, Let it roll for all its worth. Blessed is he whose fame does not outshine his truth. Every Little Thing you buy from Amazon or iTunes will help the Beatles Bible if you use these links: Amazon | iTunes
12 November 2013
7.43pm
Avatar
Hannah
London
Royal Command Performance
Forum Posts: 219
Member Since:
8 August 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
112sp_Permalink sp_Print

When I'm having a play through of all the Beatles albums in order I never skip it but I can't say I actually enjoy it. I find it slightly boring but I do like some of the little bits in it such as George's "Eldorado" and the chat about going to see a surgeon (in the thick Liverpool accent!) It does make me laugh to picture Paul's face when John insisted it be on the album. paul-mccartney

28 November 2013
12.40am
Avatar
Adam24
Casbah Coffee Club
Forum Posts: 20
Member Since:
21 November 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
113sp_Permalink sp_Print

When I first listened to this song, I was on a walk in a rainy night, near a forest... I must admit it wasn't that scary, but I did turn my head a few times when Lennon came with his screaming. It was interesting.

I actually like this song a lot, it's probably just an experiment never meant to be something more, but I find this to be great. And we all have to keep in mind that "Revolution 9" is the leader in it's own category - compare it to other avant-garde songs from the time and you'll know what I mean. 

a-hard-days-night-john-1

"You say you'll change the constitution?

Well, you know

We all want to change your head." 

28 November 2013
12.47am
Avatar
When Im 64
USA
London Palladium
Forum Posts: 200
Member Since:
12 November 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
114sp_Permalink sp_Print

When I first heard the song, it made me go into this daze zoning out of everything except the song.

If children are studying the 20th century, I'm in their text books.

                                                                        - Paul McCartney

29 November 2013
10.17am
Wigwam
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 1256
Member Since:
17 October 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Think of the simplest Beatle song you can…………….Whatever one you've settled on 'I' couldn't write a song half as good. Give me a day and Abbey Rd's facilities………And I could knock out a Revolution No 10.

29 November 2013
10.28am
Avatar
Ron Nasty
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 5285
Member Since:
17 December 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
116sp_Permalink sp_Print

Atlas said
Give me a day and Abbey Rd's facilities………And I could knock out a Revolution No 10.

Go ahead then. Abbey Road was using a 4-track then, an easy music recording program to find for free for a computer. I look forward to hearing Revolution No. 10 this time tomorrow!

"I only said we were bigger than Rod... and now there's all this!" Ron Nasty

No permission to create posts
Forum Timezone: America/Chicago

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: ewe2, Don.W
60 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

meanmistermustard: 18174

Ahhh Girl: 11591

Starr Shine?: 11259

Zig: 8151

Silly Girl: 7424

parlance: 7095

mr. Sun king coming together: 6980

Mr. Kite: 6132

trcanberra: 5776

Ron Nasty: 5285

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 87

Members: 3463

Moderators: 4

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 42

Topics: 3913

Posts: 215362

Newest Members:

billgra, 20_forthlin_road, 24maxiaan, Day Tripper, joe4

Moderators: Ahhh Girl: 11591, meanmistermustard: 18174, Zig: 8151, Joe: 4447

Administrators: Joe: 4447, Ellie: 3

Members Birthdays
sp_BirthdayIcon
Today: None
Upcoming: None