Two of Us by The Beatles

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Two of Us by The Beatles

All yesterday I had a song stuck in my head, but it was just the melody, and I couldn’t figure out what the hell it was. Finally I narrowed it down to being The Beatles, and with some help from my friend Nick, we figured out that it was the song Two of Us. I have no idea why I’ve had this song on repeat on my brain, I was just happy to finally figure out what it was. The song is the first track on Let It Be and came out in 1970.

I decided to use this obsessive impulse to figure out what the song was to make a fun cover for the song, almost like if the single was released today. I felt kind of Japanese inspired while designing it, though the song has nothing like that in it. Mostly I was trying to stay away from the idea of two people, or a house, I wanted something more abstract. So after a couple hours of searching, I decided that a pair of eggs were not only random, but kind of funny. They needed a lot of work, the original photo looks nothing like that, but I like how polished and perfect they look. I also like that the text is almost completely hidden, almost hard to see compared to the bright yellow of the yolks.

Hopefully this makes for a good wake up song for a lot of you!


July 15, 2008