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With the Beatles is the second studio album by the English rock band the Beatles. It was released on 22 November on Parlophoneexactly eight months after the band's debut Please Please Me. The cover photograph was taken by the fashion Souvenir dEastman - Henri Granger, Roger Barabé - Souvenir DEastman / JExplique Les Songes (Shell Robert Freeman and has since been mimicked by several music groups over the years.
A different cover was used for the Australian release of the album, which the Beatles were displeased with. In the United States, the album's tracks were unevenly split over the group's first two albums released on The Beatles - The Beatles Records : Meet the Beatles! It was also released in Canada under the name Beatlemania! With the Beatles. Unlike Please Please Methe bulk of whose tracks 10 of the 14, excluding previously issued singles were recorded in one day,  With the Beatles was recorded over seven sessions across three months, from 18 July to 23 October.
None of its 14 tracks were issued as singles in the UK. In between sessions, as Beatlemania took off across the UK, the group were busy with radio, TV, and live performances. Impressed with Robert Freeman 's Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer - Fantômas - The Directors Cut pictures of John ColtraneBrian Epstein invited the photographer to create the cover image.
He was also the shortest". But it was an hour. He sat down, took a couple of rolls, and he had it. The first album to carry an edge-to-edge cover was the Rolling Stones ' self-titled debutreleased five months later. Music critic John Harris finds the cover most reminiscent of the photos Kirchherr took in Hamburg of Lennon, Harrison and The Beatles - The Beatles Sutcliffe using the "half-lit technique" and says that, together with songs such as "Roll Over Beethoven" and "Money That's What I Want ", With the Beatles thereby represents "a canny repackaging of their early '60s incarnation: Hamburg shorn of Prellies and leather, and sold to their public as a mixture of accomplished rock 'n' roll and art-house cool".
Harris also sees the LP cover as a "watershed" design that encouraged other acts to eschew "the more cartoonish aspects of pop photography" and continued to exert an influence in the s on covers such as those for Lou Reed 's TransformerPatti Smith 's Horses and various punk rock albums.
EMI Australia did not receive the cover art, and used different shots of the band in a similar style to the black-and-white photograph on other releases. The Beatles were unaware of this until fans showed them the cover during their only Australian tour, and informed the EMI publicity staff that they were not pleased with the substitution. The album became the first Beatles album released Rape Scene - Ronald Stein - Of Love And Desire (Original Soundtrack) North America when it was released in Canada on 25 5 - Tsone - Continental Drift (For Dani Baquet-Long) (File) under the augmented title Beatlemania!
With the Beatleswith additional text on the album cover, and issued only in mono The Beatles - The Beatles the time, catalogue number T a stereo Canadian release would come incatalogue number ST For the United States release, the original running order of With the Beatles was unevenly split over the group's first two Capitol albums: nine tracks were issued on Meet the Beatles!
The LP had advance orders of a half million and sold another half million by Septembermaking it the second album to sell a million copies in the United Kingdom, after the soundtrack to the film South Pacific. It even reached number The Beatles - The Beatles in the "singles charts" because at the time UK charts counted all records sold, regardless of format. On 26 FebruaryWith the Beatles was officially released on compact disc in mono only, catalogue number CDP 7 2.
Having been available only as an import in the US in the past, the album was also issued domestically in the US on LP and cassette on 21 July Along with the rest of the Beatles' canon, it was re-released on CD in newly re-mastered stereo and mono versions on 9 September All tracks The Beatles - The Beatles written by Lennon—McCartneyexcept where noted.
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