18 November 2011
I was listening to Help ! this morning (British LP) and I’d forgotten that these two existed. Odd album, especially if you look at it on its own, rather than as part of the film (Here in the U.S. it was released as a soundtrack, the B-side songs were relegated to Beatles VI and Rubber Soul , replaced with instrumental cues from the film).
I really like the chorus in “You Like Me Too Much “.
29 November 2012
14 April 2010
I always forget just how the good the HELP! album is until I listen to it again. I enjoy every song on it (‘Ticket To Ride ‘ is in my top 5) including the 2 you mentioned.
I dig George’s accent – it really doesn’t get hidden when he sings and ‘You Like Me Too Much ‘ is no different…
You’ve tried before to leave me
But you haven’t got the NUHV
To walk out and make me lonely
Which is all that I DESUHV
To the fountain of perpetual mirth, let it roll for all its worth. And all the children boogie.
1 May 2011
Adore Its Only Love (despite John despising the recording). Slightly less adulation for the other 2 but still greatly fabulous pop songs.
You Like Me Too Much seems to me to just never break, never deviate or change for the 2 1/2 mins or whatever length it is, not even when it goes into the chorus, but it does. The solo is amazing fun.
Love how Tell Me What You See appears to be stopping after the end of each chorus before the electric piano starts back in followed by Ringo beating the living daylight out of his drums.
Have said before that for me Help ! is the perfect Pop album, its like they had finally conquered that market and could now move on to Rubber Soul and blew the doors off of how popular music was viewed at that time. Revolver completely demolished it and Pepper built some entirely new world.
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