Released: 6 August 1965 (UK), 14 June 1965 (US)
George Harrison’s second composition for the Help! album was recorded for inclusion in the film of the same name, although it was later relegated to the second, non-soundtrack, half.
In the studio
The Beatles recorded You Like Me Too Much during a four-hour session on the evening of 17 February 1965. It took them eight attempts to get right.
Harrison double-tracked his vocals, and McCartney’s bass was overdubbed separately after the basic track had been recorded.
As on The Night Before, recorded earlier that day, John Lennon played a Hohner Pianet electric piano. McCartney and George Martin, meanwhile, played the introduction simultaneously on different ends of a Steinway grand piano.
The introduction, incidentally, bears a passing resemblance to that of Harrison’s 1969 masterpiece Something, although this is likely to have been nothing more than a coincidence.