Keith Richards

Keith Richards: Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper album was ‘rubbish’

It's a little late for a damning review but nearly half a century after the release of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Keith Richard has denounced The Beatles' celebrated album as "rubbish".

The guitarist for the Rolling Stones told Esquire magazine that the Fab Four "sounded great" when they stayed true to their original sound but "got carried away."

"Why not? If you're The Beatles in the '60s, you just get carried away - you forget what it is you wanted to do," he said."Some people think Sgt. Pepper is a genius album, but I think it's a mishmash of rubbish, kind of like Satanic Majesties."