A satisfyingly dense but attractive and readable paperback... an absorbing and incisive evaluation reflecting [an] intellectual rigour and academic approach.
The Beat

With The Beatles, Inglis provides general readers with an introduction to the band by filling a much-needed gap; emphasizing the radicalism inherent in a collaborative, collective group.
Popular Music

The Beatles does exactly what it says on the tin. It strips away much of the myth and legend surrounding the band and concentrates on their musical output and as such, it will be of value to those who want to access this facet of the Beatles’ career.