The Beastles

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The Beastles is the name of a fictional band created by dj BC. The music is a mashup of music from The Beatles and the Beastie Boys.

dj BC received both acclaim and controversy after the release of the self-made album 2004 dj BC presents The Beastles, which was removed at the request of Apple Corps, the owner of all The Beatles' intellectual property, including their recordings. In 2006 he went on to produce a second album named Let It Beast, with cover art by cartoonist Josh Neufeld.

Critical attention[edit]

The Boston Phoenix named dj BC as Boston's Best Lawbreaker,[1] the Detroit Metro Times marked dj BC presents The Beastles as one of the best of 2004,[2] and dj BC was featured in Newsweek,[3] and Rolling Stone.[4]

Discography[edit]

2 Many Beastles (Single)[edit]

dj BC presents The Beastles (2004)[edit]

dj BC presents The Beastles
  1. "Whatcha Want, Lady?" — 3:49
  2. "Tripper Trouble" — 3:01
  3. "Mother Nature's Rump" — 3:34
  4. "I Feel Fine Right Now" — 3:02
  5. "Sure-Bla-Di Shot-Bla-Da" — 3:23
  6. "Mad World Forever" — 3:24
  7. "Word To The Mic" — 3:08
  8. "Root Down Reprise" — 2:46
  9. "Hold It Together Now" — 4:43

Let It Beast (2006)[edit]

Let It Beast, cover art by Josh Neufeld.
  1. "Ladies Do Love Me" - 3:34
  2. "Belly Movin'" - 3:12
  3. "Building My Life" - 2:38
    • Samples:
      • "In My Life" by The Beatles
      • "It Takes Time To Build" by The Beastie Boys
  4. "Electrified Kite" - 2:01
    • Samples:
      • "Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!" by The Beatles
      • "Electrify" by The Beastie Boys
  5. "Let it Beast" - 3:24
    • Samples:
      • "Let It Be" by The Beatles
      • "The Negotiation Limerick File" by The Beastie Boys
  6. "Lovely NYC" - 3:12
  7. "Anna's MCs" - 3:54
  8. "Love You To Check It Out" - 3:46
  9. "Looking Down The Barrel Of A Warm Gun" - 2:41
  10. "A Day in The Life of A Beastie Boy" - 2:20
    • Samples:
      • "A Day in the Life" by The Beatles
      • "Get Back" by The Beatles
      • "Groove Holmes" by The Beastie Boys
      • "Mark On The Bus" by The Beastie Boys

Ill Submarine (2013)[edit]

  1. No Sleep Till the Sun Comes Up
  2. Move Prudence
  3. Ill Submarine
  4. Drive My Car, Thief!
  5. OK Nowhere Man
  6. Do You Know an Intergalactic Secret?
  7. The Michelle Diamond Brouhaha
  8. Can't Buy Me Rhymes
  9. Hello FU Goodbye
  10. Brrthday
  11. Beastles Flying in The Cut
  12. Twist That Train
  13. Hide a Little Something Away
  14. Crazy-Ass Revolution
  15. Mean Old Men
  16. Say It, Martha
  17. Glasses From The Night Before
  18. Get It All Together Now
  19. Party Lane Shazam
  20. Don't Let MCA Down

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The sound of surprise: Looking for Boston's best". Boston Phoenix. Retrieved 2008-05-22. 
  2. ^ "Best (and worst) music of 2004". Retrieved 2008-05-22. 
  3. ^ N'Gai Croal (March 6, 2006). "Time for your mash-up?". Newsweek. Retrieved 2008-05-22. 
  4. ^ Brian Hiatt. "Mash-up corner". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2008-05-22. 

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