• "A triumph - compelling, seductive, delightful"

    Nick Hornby
  • "An unprecedented critical feat... The most powerful and enlightening work on British pop since Jon Savage's England's Dreaming"

    Time Out
  • "No book has ever taken us closer to the actual music of The Beatles... A brilliant piece of work"

    Tony Parsons
  • "The most sustainedly brilliant piece of pop criticism and scholarship for years. Essential"

    Q Magazine