Getting Better (original stereo studio mix)

~ Recording by The Beatles

Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack ArtistRelease TitleRelease ArtistRelease Group TypeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (stereo)The BeatlesAlbum
  • GB1967-06-01
ParlophonePCS 7027
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
  • DE1967-06-01
Hör Zu, OdeonSHZE 401
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
  • GB1967-06-01
ParlophoneTC-PCS 7027
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
  • US1967-06-02
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.)SMAS 2653
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.)SMAS-2653
1.4Getting Better2:47The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (stereo)The BeatlesAlbum
Apple RecordsAP-8163
1.4Getting Better2:42The BeatlesSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
ParlophonePCS 7027
8.4Getting Better?:??The BeatlesThe Beatles CollectionThe BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
Parlophone0C 162-53163/53176, BC 13
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (limited edition picture disc)The BeatlesAlbum
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.)C1 0777 7 46442 1 1, SEAX-11840
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
Apple Records1C 072-04 177
8.4Getting Better?:??The BeatlesThe Beatles CollectionThe BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
EMI Electrola GmbH (not for release label use! DE subsidiary of EMI Records from 1972–2002)1C 198-53 163, 1C 198-53 164, 1C 198-53 165, 1C 198-53 166, 1C 198-53 167, 1C 198-53 168, 1C 198-53 169, 1C 198-53 170, 1C 198-53 171, 1C 198-53 172, 1C 198-53 173, 1C 198-53 174, 1C 198-53 175, 1C 198-53 176
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Limited Edition)The BeatlesAlbum
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Mobile Fidelity Sound LabMFQR 1-100
8.4Getting Better?:??The BeatlesThe Collection (limited edition)The BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.), EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Mobile Fidelity Sound LabBC-1
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
Mobile Fidelity Sound LabMFSL 1-100
8.4Getting Better?:??The BeatlesThe Beatles Collection (repress)The BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
Parlophone0C 162-53163/53176, BC 13
1.4Getting Better2:42The BeatlesSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
OdeonEAS-70137
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
Mobile Fidelity Sound LabMFSL C-100
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (made in Holland)The BeatlesAlbum
  • GB1987-06-01
ParlophoneCDP 7 46442 2
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reissue)The BeatlesAlbum
  • JP1987-06-01
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), OdeonCDP 7 46442 2, CP32-5328
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (made in UK)The BeatlesAlbum
  • GB1987-06-01
ParlophoneCDP 7 46442 2
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
  • US1987-06-01
ParlophoneCDP 7 46442 2
1.6Getting Better2:51The BeatlesPerfect Collection, Volume 8: 1967The BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
TF (Japanese label)T-1963
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
Apple Records, Parlophone, Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.)C2 0777 7 46442 2 8, C2 46442
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (made in West Germany)The BeatlesAlbum
ParlophoneCDP 7 46442 2, DIDX 1709
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (slipcover)The BeatlesAlbum
ParlophoneCDP 7 46442 2
8.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesThe Beatles (box set)The BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
  • US1988-11-15
ParlophoneBBX2-91302
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (slipcase, made in UK)The BeatlesAlbum
Apple Records, ParlophoneCDP 7 46442 2
1.4Getting Better2:47The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Repress, Apple logo)The BeatlesAlbum
ParlophonePCS 7027
1.5Fixing a Hole2:38The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Repress, Apple logo)The BeatlesAlbum
ParlophonePCS 7027
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
Parlophone, Apple RecordsCDP 7 46442 2
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
  • JP1998-03-11
Parlophone, Apple Records, EMI (Japanese double‐boxed logo)CDP 7 46442 2, TOCP-51118, TOCP-8508
8.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesThe BeatlesThe BeatlesAlbum
  • JP1998-03-18
TOSHIBA EMI (a rare imprint used mostly for promos and video releases - does not stand for “東芝EMI株式会社”), Apple Records, ParlophoneTOCP-50501, TOCP-50502, TOCP-50503, TOCP-50504, TOCP-50505, TOCP-50506, TOCP-50507, TOCP-50508, TOCP-50509/10, TOCP-50511, TOCP-50512, TOCP-50513, TOCP-50514, TOCP-50515, TOCP-50516
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
  • JP2004-01-21
東芝EMI 株式会社 (record company, do not use as release label - check obi, back or disc for imprint! Ended 2007-06-29)TOJP-60138
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (2009 stereo remaster)The BeatlesAlbum
  • XE2009-09-09
Apple Records, Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.), Parlophone0946 3 82419 2 8
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (2009 stereo remaster)The BeatlesAlbum
  • US2009-09-09
Apple Records, Parlophone0946 3 82419 2 8
8.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesThe Beatles (2009 stereo remasters)The BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
  • US2009-09-09
Apple Records5099969944901
8.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesThe BeatlesThe BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
  • JP2009-09-09
Apple RecordsTOCP-71021~36
8.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesThe Beatles (2009 stereo remasters)The BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
  • XE2009-09-09
Apple Records5099969944901
8.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesThe BeatlesThe BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
  • AT2009-09-09
  • DE2009-09-09
  • CH2009-09-09
Apple Records509996996804520
8.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesThe Beatles Stereo USB (Limited edition USB flash drive)The BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
  • XE2009-12-08
Apple Records, EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)5099969944963
3.4Getting Better2:47The BeatlesWith Love From Me To You (Christmas Pack)The BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
Apple Records5099960723307
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (iTunes 2009 remaster)The BeatlesAlbum
  • XW2010-11-16
Apple Records, EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)
1.4Getting Better2:47The BeatlesSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
  • XE2012-11-12
Parlophone5099969942617
8.4Getting Better?:??The BeatlesThe Beatles (2009 stereo remasters)The BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
  • XE2012-11-12
Apple Records5099963380910
8.4Getting Better?:??The BeatlesThe Beatles (2009 stereo remaster)The BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
  • US2012-11-13
Apple Records5099963380910
8.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesThe Beatles (boxset)The BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
Universal Music Catalogue (aka UMC)
1.4Getting Better2:47The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
  • XE2014-09-09
  • GB2014-09-09
  • US2014-09-09
Apple Records, Parlophone5099963380514, PMC 7027
1.4Getting Better2:42The BeatlesSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (2009 stereo remaster, Le Monde - Télérama)The BeatlesAlbum
Apple Records, PolyGram Collections00600753519646
1.4Getting Better - Remastered 20092:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Stereo Remastered)The BeatlesAlbum
  • XW2015-01-01
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (2009 remaster)The BeatlesAlbum
  • XW2015-12-24
EMI Catalogue
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (anniversary edition)The BeatlesAlbum
  • US2017-04-26
Apple RecordsB0026523-02
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band (1 CD anniversary edition)The BeatlesAlbum + Remix
  • XE2017-05-26
Apple Records, Parlophone0602557455304, PCS 7027
1.4Getting Better2:47The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1 CD anniversary edition)The BeatlesAlbum
Apple Records, Parlophone0602557455304, PCS 7027
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (50th Anniversary edition)The BeatlesAlbum
Apple RecordsUICY-15602
1.4Getting Better (Dolby Atmos mix)2:47The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Dolby Atmos, Giles Martin Remix)The BeatlesAlbum
  • XW2021-11-02
Apple Records
1.4Getting Better2:47The BeatlesSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbumSelles Records (Polish label started in 1991)SELL 1028
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbumEMI Music Canada, Apple Records, ParlophoneC2 0777 7 46442 2 8
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab
8.4Getting Better?:??The BeatlesThe Beatles CollectionThe BeatlesAlbum + CompilationParlophone0C 162-53163/53176, BC 13
Promotion
1.4Getting Better2:42The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
ParlophoneAUDIO-5
Bootleg
1.4Getting Better2:47The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band / A Collection of Beatles OldiesThe BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
CD-MAXIMUM (Russian label)CDM 0500-430
1.4Getting Better2:47The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (US stereo DESS bootleg)The BeatlesAlbum
Dr. Ebbetts Sound SystemsPCS 7027
1.18Getting Better2:48The BeatlesRevolver / Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum + Compilation
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (AudioPhil edition)The BeatlesAlbum
  • XW2016-10-29
[no label] (Special purpose label – white labels, self-published releases and other “no label” releases)[none]
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
[no label] (Special purpose label – white labels, self-published releases and other “no label” releases)AREA51
1.4Getting Better2:50The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
[no label] (Special purpose label – white labels, self-published releases and other “no label” releases)AREA51
(unknown)
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandThe BeatlesAlbum
Parlophone, Apple RecordsCDP 7 46442 2, DIDX 1709
1.4Getting Better2:48The BeatlesSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Europe stereo; slipcase; 1992 reissue)The BeatlesAlbum
ParlophoneCDP 7 46442 2

Relationships

engineer:Malcolm Addey
Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer)
Ken Townsend
producer:George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
bass drum and snare drum:Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1967-03-10)
bass guitar:Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1967-03-10)
congas:Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1967-03-23)
drums (drum set):Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1967-03-09)
guitar:Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1967-03-09)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1967-03-23)
handclaps:John Lennon (The Beatles)
minipiano:George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician) (on 1967-03-09)
piano:George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician) (on 1967-03-23)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1967-03-23)
tambura:George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1967-03-10)
background vocals:George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1967-03-23)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1967-03-23)
lead vocals:Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1967-03-23)
recorded at:Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood (on 1967-03-09, on 1967-03-10, on 1967-03-23)
mixed at:Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood (on 1967-04-17)
has remixes:Getting Better (2017 stereo remix)
mash-ups:Sunshine a Go Go by ccc
recording of:Getting Better (from 1967-03-09 until 1967-03-23)

Getting Better

writer:John Lennon (The Beatles)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
publisher:Maclen Music, Inc. (U.S. based publisher for Lennon-McCartney)
Northern Songs Ltd. (, in 1967)
Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (1995-2020)