Mark Radcliffe presents solo and is joined by Giles Martin, son of acclaimed Beatles producer George Martin, to discuss the remixing of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Mark is joined today by Giles Martin, son of acclaimed Beatles producer George Martin. To mark the forthcoming 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Giles and audio engineer Sam Okell have re-mixed the iconic Beatles album in stereo. As a producer, Giles has previously worked on Paul McCartney's 2013 album 'New' and has won two Grammy Awards for his work the soundtrack for Cirque Du Soleil's show 'Love' which featured Beatles music.
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios and noted for its pioneering production techniques, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was originally released on 1st June 1967. With songs such as "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" and "A Day in the Life" and Peter Blake's striking cover artwork, the album became an icon of 1960s counter-culture. Giles chats to Mark about both his and his father's work on this historic album.
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