- Pete Townshend of The Who had some criticism of the Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Soundtrack.
- He had problems with the film Magical Mystery Tour also.
- That Magical Mystery Tour The album was performed differently in the US and UK.
The Who’s Pete Townshend has some mixed things to say about The Beatles’ soundtrack Magical Mystery Tour. He called the album “inconclusive” and compared it to one of The Who’s albums. In addition, Townshend said the film Magical Mystery Tour resembled one of The Beach Boys albums.
Pete Townshend compared The Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour” to The Who’s “The Who Sell Out.”
In his 2012 book Who I am: A memoryTownshend reviewed the album The ones that are sold out. “The record company had to wait until December to get clearances for the commercial brands mentioned That who To sell out,” he wrote. “Despite its ambition, some bad material — songs that lacked teeth — was included in the half-finished package.”
Townshend compared the album to Magical Mystery Tour. “Like the Beatles Magical secret trip, our album seemed potentially brilliant but ultimately inconclusive,” he said. “When it was finally released. [The Who Sell Out] was The Who’s slowest-selling album to date in the UK.” Townshend felt his band had “neglected” their British fans The ones that are sold out.
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The Who’s Pete Townshend compared the Beatles film to the Beach Boys’ ‘Smile’
Elsewhere in the book, Townshend spoke about the Beach Boys and the Beatles. “Brian Wilson continued to dabble in what he called a masterpiece to smile, but lost it to mental disorders and over-ambition,” he said. “The Beatles continued to work on the prematurely circumcised Magical secret tripwhich we assumed should be the film version sergeant pepper.”
Townshend had mixed things to say about both to smile and Magical Mystery Tour. “Both were wonderful, but both made it clear that these pop alchemists had produced nothing but gold: they had not produced the love or passion of Broadway, nor the humor or hope of beat poetry, bebop, or Pete Seeger’s Hudson River Peace inspires Boot,” he wrote.
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How the Magical Mystery Tour soundtrack charted in the US and UK
Magical Mystery Tour became a hit in the United States. The album topped the Billboard 200 for eight weeks and stayed on the charts for a total of 93 weeks.
This is reported by the Official Charts Company Magical Mystery Tour became a hit in the UK, although far less popular there. In the UK the album peaked at number 31 and stayed in the charts for 10 weeks.
Townshend had positives and negatives to say Magical Mystery Tour – but the album was popular with the public.
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