The Beatles release the official video for The Beatles’ “Taxman”, directed by Danny Sangra.
“Taxman” is the first track from the Revolver album’s newly remixed and expanded Special Edition releases.
The track was recorded across three Abbey Road Studio Two sessions in April and May, 1966. One of three songs on the album by George, in “Taxman” he expresses his frustration with the UK’s ‘super-rich’ tax rate at the time (90%), with a vocal wink to the “Batman” TV theme song.
Get The Beatles’ Revolver into your life with the new mixes and expanded Special Editions. Available everywhere October 28, 2022 across 5CD and 4LP Super Deluxe box sets, 2CD Deluxe, Picturedisc 1LP, 1LP, 1CD, Download and Streaming.
The album’s new Stereo and Dolby Atmos mixes + original mono mix are accompanied by previously unreleased session recordings and demos, plus the “Paperback Writer” and “Rain” EP.
The Beatles’ 1966 album Revolver changed everything. Spinning popular music off its axis and ushering in a vibrant new era of experimental, avant-garde sonic psychedelia, Revolver brought about a cultural sea change and marked an important turn in The Beatles’ own creative evolution. With Revolver, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr set sail together across a new musical sea.
Showcasing GRAMMY-winning original album artwork created by Klaus Voormann, Revolver‘s Super Deluxe CD and vinyl sets include a beautiful book featuring Paul McCartney’s foreword, an introduction by Giles Martin, an enlightening essay by Questlove, and insightful chapters by Kevin Howlett.