Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Analysis

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Fame is something that our culture idolizes and being famous is one the most sought after titles in my generation. Famous figures tend to define the culture of the eras they come from. They became so idolized and followed, that people almost forget they are humans, just like us, and that they are plagued with the same feelings, temptations, and flaws that we all have. A group that has almost surpassed fame is The Beatles. They are a band known world-wide for the music they created in the 1960’s and became an icon for an entire music genre as well as for that decade. As they gained immense fame as one of the greatest bands of all time, it was easy to forget they are people too. They may have been musicians, but this did not stop them from expressing themselves, and showing that they are humans like everyone else through the photography of two of their album covers. The two album covers are also probably some of the most recognizable covers of all time and are titled, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” from 1967, and “Abbey Road” from 1969. The album cover for “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band“ was designed …show more content…
“Sgt. Peppers” does a good job trying to humanize famous people by the ideas they are trying to convey, where “Abbey Road” humanizes the Beatles themselves, not by what they really intended to say, but more of by the little things that were unintentionally saying something about how they had changed. These album covers do however, share the fact that much more is said in these photos about who The Beatles are then one would originally think by just picking up the album in a store to listen. Fame is something that will be idolized and sought after as long as we continue to put those we consider famous on a pedestal, but we can change how we view them, as long as we remember they have faults just like

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