'Here Comes the Sun' Makes the Billions Club
11 May 2023
George Harrison's classic song, 'Here Comes the Sun' has reached an incredible milestone of becoming the first Beatles song to hit 1 billion streams on Spotify. Written by George Harrison and released on their 1969 album Abbey Road, the song is a beloved classic known for its upbeat melody and optimistic lyrics, inspiring covers and references throughout popular culture.
Also being the oldest song to reach the Spotify Billions Club, 'Here Comes the Sun' is a testament to the enduring popularity and influence of Harrison's songwriting.
George Harrison's catalogue of song lyrics - and the photos and stories behind them - are captured in his book I Me Mine - The Extended Edition
, which covers the full span of Harrison's life, from his earliest songs to his last compositions in 2001. The wit and insight of Harrison's commentaries, and the beauty of his lyrics, make this an essential for any lover of his work.