I'll make you a mixtape that's a blueprint of my soul - It may sound grand but, babe, it's all you need to know.
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Jamie Lidell on The Beatles
iTunes asked some famous artists what their favorite Beatles song was because they recently decided to add this wonderful ear-gasmic music to their repository.
“It seems so cruel to isolate one lonely favourite from a family of masterworks but it must be done so I’m gonna chose ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand.’ I challenge any living, breathing adult not to feel the rush of young love when this number pushes its exuberance out into the room. This song is like a sonic perfume and that for me is to be found in all the best music. This one smells like the most optimistic spring I can imagine.” - Jamie Lidell
Challenge accepted, young love felt, and sonic perfume.....well.....I don't know how to respond to that, BUT I agree that it is the most optimistic thing one can ever hear. I find it truly impossible to be sad listening to the Beatles, regardless of subject matter.
So here - enjoy, feel some love, and I dare you not to grin like I do while listening to this!
I think it's safe to say that I don't have a favorite Beatles song because I find it absolutely impossible to pick just one...I love If I Fell, Revolution, and especially All You Need Is Love - which brings a tear to my eye every time - but I also have a soft spot for any song they have created.
Check out below the T-Mobile Hey Jude Beatles sing along, something I would have given my right arm to be a part of and still makes me cry every time I watch it. Iconic. There is no other word for this band in my book.