Rolling Stone - 10/28/99, p.1063.5 stars out of 5
- "...Without the visuals, YELLOW SUBMARINE...essentailly amounts to an overview of the Beatles' psychedelic phase, and, as such, it's entertaining enough..."
Entertainment Weekly - 9/17/99, p.81
"...there's no disputing the enduring charms of these playfully spacey tunes, which add up to a handy distillation of the Fab Four's psychedelic period." - Rating: B+
Q - 11/99, p.1424 stars out of 5
- "...Songs such as 'Eleanor Rigby' and 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds'...stripped down to the crank-case, polished and carefully rebuilt....the music is still wonderful..."
Alternative Press - 12/99, p.106
"...the boys' oddest, most wayward period....Why not another chance to celebrate a modern entertainment wonder that never loses its humanity throughout time and repacking - the Beatles?"
Mojo (Publisher) - 11/99, p.125
"...a Beatle lucky dip is never less than serendipitous....the Yellow Submarine tracks, throwaways or not, are individual marvels..."
This newly remastered edition of YELLOW SUBMARINE includes 15 fully remixed/remastered tracks, including songs which were originally released on RUBBER SOUL, REVOLVER, SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND, MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR, and the original soundtrack to YELLOW SUBMARINE.
The Beatles: Paul McCartney (vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass); John Lennon (vocals, guitar, keyboards); George Harrison (vocals, guitar); Ringo Starr (vocals, drums).
Engineers include: Geoff Emerick, Norman Smith, Keith Grant.
Audio Remixer: Peter Cobbin.
Originally released in 1999 to complement the re-release of the 1968 film Yellow Submarine, this set collected the Beatles songs used in the film, all remixed from the original multi-track tapes. Now, to augment the release of the film on Blu-ray in 2012, these remixes have again been released, with the same set list and running order.