This Volume ! issue brings you with an overview of the scientific research on the band John Lennon said was “more popular than Jesus.” Along with an impressive bibliography covering 50 years of Beatles Studies, this issue unveils the role of Paris in the British Invasion process, describes the recording process behind Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, applies the theory of harmonic vectors to pop music, examines Abbey Road in light of Marshall McLuhan's concepts…
Volume! The French journal of popular music studies is the only peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to the study of contemporary popular music. It is published biannually by the Editions Mélanie Seteun, a publishing association specialized in popular music. The journal is in French with some non-translated articles in English. Volume! was established in 2002 under the title Copyright Volume! by Gérôme Guibert, Marie-Pierre Bonniol and Samuel Etienne, and obtained its current name in 2008.
Issue edited by
Olivier Julien and Grégoire Tosser.
Texts by Moreno Andreatta, Mattia G. Bergomi, Michael Brocken, Philippe Cathé, Franco Fabbri, Ian Inglis, Craig Jennex, Olivier Julien, Bertrand Lemonnier, Thomas MacFarlane, Sarah Pickard, Matthieu Thibault, Grégoire Tosser, Jeremy Tranmer, Jérémy Vachet, Sheila Whiteley, Charlotte Wilkins.