Abbey Road Studios launches exclusive Revolver 50th anniversary merchandise
On the 5th August 1966, The Beatles released their landmark album Revolver. Recorded in the same year at Abbey Road Studios and featuring some of the group’s greatest, most beloved and enduring songs such as ‘Taxman’, ‘Eleanor Rigby’, ‘Yellow Submarine’ and ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’, Revolver is cited by music fans, critics and musicians as one of the greatest albums ever recorded. To mark the 50th anniversary, Abbey Road Studios, under licence to Apple Corps Limited, is launching a range of exclusive ‘1966’ merchandise including a t-shirt, notebook and tote bag.
Emblazoned with a bold 1966 graphic incorporating Klaus Voormann’s iconic and Grammy-winning album artwork, this series of apparel and stationery are must-haves for any Beatles fan.
Revolver 1966 T-Shirt, £25
The monochrome 1966 motif is eye catching against the classic black with the t-shirt coming in S, M, L and XL sizes.
Revolver 1966 A5 Hardback Notebook, £10
This hard cover notebook is perfect for scribbling lyrics, jotting down important missives or impressing colleagues. It features 96 pages of lined, 100gsm white paper.
Revolver 1966 Tote Bag, £15
A hard-wearing, linen-made tote bag with one side showcasing the 1966 motif, the other boasting Revolver’s track-listing.
Revolver 1966 Mug, £10
Put Revolver on your hi-fi, relax and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee from this Earthenware china black mug.
All Revolver 1966 items can be preordered online from 5th August with items shipping 19th August 2016. To order, visit the Abbey Road Shop by clicking here.
All items will also be sold in the Abbey Road shop located beside Abbey Road Studios from 5th August.
The Revolver 1966 range is the first in an exclusive series celebrating The Beatles’ most famous albums with Abbey Road 1969 products also arriving this month.
1966’s Revolver marked a shift in style for The Beatles, further embracing their experimental leanings and establishing the group as studio innovators. Looping and reversing tapes and playing around with pitch and microphones, the engineers at Abbey Road Studios created new recording techniques to help create one of the most important albums in the history of music.