Abbey Road Studios open for a behind-the-scenes tour – here’s how to get tickets
Abbey Road Studios opens its doors to the public this summer.
Beatles fans will have a rare opportunity to see where the band’s iconic album was recorded 50 years ago.
A limited tour titled “The Studios That Became Legend” begins on August 8, exactly 50 years after the album’s release and continues until the 18th.
The recording studio is generally closed to the public, so it’s a rare chance to see inside the place where some of the greatest albums of all time were created.
This, of course, includes The Beatles’ âAbbey Roadâ whose album cover featuring the four members crossing a zebra crossing has become one of the most imitated images in pop culture.
This is the band’s 11th studio album and it was released in 1969, reaching # 1 in the UK and US, it features the songs “Come Together”, “Here Comes the Sun” and “Something” and has sold over 31 million copies.
Guests will have the chance to view Studio Two’s echo chamber as well as the control and conference room, the first taking place on August 8, exactly 50 years to the day since the Beatles took the iconic photo.
Brian Kehew and Kevin Ryan will explore the studios’ legacy of innovation, from patenting stereo to inventing many recording techniques used today around the world.
They will also cover the studios’ experience with film music and show how they were used to record some of the greatest films ever made, including Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Harry Potter films, The films The Hobbit and more. recently Black Panther.
Other notable artists who have recorded studio albums include Adele, Pink Floyd, Florence + The Machine, Lady Gaga, Oasis, Kate Bush, and Radiohead to name a few.
Find out how to get tickets when they go on sale this week below.
How to get tickets
They will go on general sale at 10 a.m. on Friday April 12 on www.seetickets.com.
Tickets are Â£ 120 and include access to Studio Two and a lecture.
Tours are available August 8-18 with different entrance times to choose from.