STORY OF SONG
“Here Comes The Sun” was one of the tracks from English rock band The Beatles and their eleventh studio album “Abbey Road”, which was released in 1969. The song was written by the lead guitarist of The Beatles, George Harrison, with production done by George Martin.
“Here Comes The Sun” was recorded at the EMI studio in London in the summer of 1969. The inspiration for the track came to Harrison in early 1969 when he was staying at the country house of his friend and well-known singer Eric Clapton, trying to avoid his meetings with the Beatles Apple Corps organisation. The lyrics use the sun as a sign and metaphor or relief and peace, with Harrison happy to see the sun again. As of September 2019, the song became the most streamed Beatles song in the UK, with a total of 50 million streams.
There is no official music video for “Here Comes The Sun” but the audio upload of the song on The Beatles YouTube has 50 million views and 454 thousand likes since June 2018.
Release Date: 26th September 1969
Songwriter: George Harrison
Producer: George Martin
Chart Rankings & Certifications: “Here Comes The Sun” charted #52 in the Netherlands in 2010, #64 on the UK Singles Chart in 2010, #58 on the UK Singles Chart in 2012, #96 in Portugal in 2016; #49 in Sweden in 2016, #14 on the US Billboard Hot Rock Songs in 2017, and #3 on the US Billboard Hot Rock Songs in 2019. The track has Gold certification in Denmark and Platinum in the UK.
The lyrics to “Here Comes The Sun” can be accessed here: LINK