All You Need Is Love

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The song All You Need is Love came from the Beatles album Magical Mystery Tour. It was written for the purpose of creating a song that was easily understood by all. It was a song to bring peace and unity in a turbulent time. The song was released in July 1967 and was relevant and influential during major events such as the Vietnam War and The Summer of Love. The song is very straightforward in it’s meaning; which is all you need is love.

The lyrics in the song are very repetitive to drive home it’s message. The song is very catchy and it’s overall tone has a feelgood sound. You want to feel the way they’re telling you because the sound of the music is so heartwarming.

The song is saying that you can achieve anything, through love. Loving others, loving yourself. You can save anybody, make anything.
There’s nothing you can do that can’t be done
Nothing you can sing that can’t be sung
Nothing you can say but you can learn how to play the game
It’s easy

Nothing you can make that can’t be made
No one you can save that can’t be saved
Nothing you can do but you can learn how to be you in time
It’s easy

The line ‘It’s easy’ is repeated and emphasized because if you have love you can achieve all of these things.

My personal connection to this song is that I grew up on Beatles music. My parents introduced me to the Beatles at a young age and I have always loved their music. I love this song because of it’s message. Anything is possible if you just believe and all you need is love.

 

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2 comments

  1. I really liked your post! I’m a big Beatles fan and I love most music from the 60s and 70s. I liked how you kept it simple and to the point. When you’re explaining such a popular and inspiring song, it’s best to just explain how it affected people then and how it can still inspire people today and I think you began to analyze that! Well done and good song choice!

  2. I also like the Beatles. My favorite song is “Misery”. They were really nice guys who had really meaningful music. Nobody is going to remember Justin Bieber in 20 years, but the Beatles will be with us forever.

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