Abbey Road Studios is gearing up for Christmas with a whole host of bespoke, seasonal gifts essential for every music lover. From quirky homeware, boutique decorations, apparel and exclusive Beatles ranges – all incorporating Abbey Road’s rich musical history. Available in-store and online at http://shop.abbeyroad.com.
Abbey Road is celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ iconic ‘The White Album’ with a brand new premium range exclusive to the Abbey Road Shop created in collaboration with The Beatles. The new luxury range is beautifully presented for gifting including boxed T-shirts, notebooks, stationery and more embracing the minimalist design of the album cover with the highest quality materials and embossed finishes.
For those looking to bring some Fab Four cheer to their homes, there is an exclusive range of intricate mouth-blown and hand-painted Beatles Glass Ornaments. Each decoration is uniquely designed and crafted using a centuries-old process which takes seven days to complete. These delicate ornaments aren’t available anywhere else, are highly collectable and are a covetable gift for any Beatles fan.
A brand-new selection of gifts perfect for Christmas has been added, including bespoke silk scarves for men and women, bearing subtle patterns of the studios’ most iconic microphones, as well as a specially commissioned exclusive pewter pin based on the Abbey Road and Chandler REDD microphone’s unmistakably classic aesthetic. A new range of Beatles socks is available individually or in a special Yellow Submarine inspired ‘record sleeve’ style gift-box are also now available instore and online.
The top selling ‘I Am the Egg Man’ and ‘I Am The Walrus’ egg cups have been redesigned with ‘60s style psychedelic inscription and for those looking for something really special for the home or a loved one, Abbey Road are proud to present the replica Yesterday Score by Sir George Martin for The Beatles. Limited to 500 copies, this faithful reproduction of Sir George Martin’s original orchestral arrangement comes complete with scribbles, pencil notations and an occasional tea stain. The Yesterday hand-bound folio includes a two sheet score and Certificate of Authentication.
Abbey Road stock a large collection of vinyl including the new Beatles ‘White Album’ box sets and new Chic album ‘It’s About Time’ . There is also a special series of half-speed mastered vinyl, re-mastered by the studios’ award-winning engineers. Working at lower speeds with highly modified equipment and from the highest quality original sources, half-speed mastering is the most accurate way to cut a record and reveals a new depth to the recordings. Some remastered classics include Simple Minds, The Rolling Stones, ABBA, The Police, Japan, Cream, Brian Eno and more. With more titles being added all the time, they are a must for music lovers who want to take their listening experience to the next level.
Another addition to the store amongst many more is the bespoke vinyl cleaning set - made with ultra-pure ingredients and featuring professional grade tools, the perfect solution for audiophiles, bedroom listeners, and superstar DJs alike. For music makers looking to add something a little different to their repertoire are the Teenage Engineering pocket operators. Though small in size, the micro synths and drum machines, pack a surprising punch and are an affordable and exceptional addition to any aspiring and versed sequencer’s trick box.
There are many more items and exclusive ranges available online (with worldwide shipping) at http://shop.abbeyroad.com and in store. The Abbey Road Shop is right next door at 5 Abbey Rd, London NW8 9AA and is open Mon to Sat 9:30am-6:00pm and 10 am – 6:00pm on Sundays.