Saying you don’t like The Beatles is like saying you don’t like breathing. I think the term moron is too polite.
So which morons hate the Fab Four?
Robert Elms says he hates The Beatles – but then he was partially responsible for Spandau Ballet and def had a role in foisting Sade on the world – so he clearly has great musical taste.
Mark Kermode has made dubious comments about The Beatles too – which is sad because it makes me very suspicious of anything he says about popular culture
It is probably about posturing
Daily Telegraph music critic Neil McCormick, who calls The Beatles’ work “the most extraordinary musical journey in pop history”, is among those fans sceptical of an opposing view.
“It is a position people adopt because of the universal high regard for them,” he says.
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