is maybe the last thing you expect after the preceding Heavy
onslaught: but it's an appropriate enough response, nonetheless.
Left largely unaltered from the movie soundtrack
, it drives along with all the urgency of the '65 original. The desperate plea from Lennnon's mid-twenties crisis is as evident as ever, while the Harrimac backing (or is that 'fronting'?) comes across like it's never done before
Re-tweaking it just enough to occupy the multiple channels of the digital era must have brought back a lot of memories for George Martin: "Help!" — the instrumental track nailed in a single take — was the first Beatlesong he bounced up from four bands to make 'em into eight, back in yesterday's
good old analogue age, so much younger than today.