Top 10 Reasons the Beatles Are Better Than One Direction

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1 The Beatles were famous for their talent

The Beatles amazed everyone with their talent. They also had so much variety and contributed to lots of modern music. In truth, I don't mind One Direction and can respect them for expressing themselves through music. However, it is foolhardy to think that they have surpassed the Beatles.

The Beatles were known for their musical talent. One Direction, whole different story. - kaitlynrad11

Each Beatles were talented on their own way.

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3 One Direction is famous for their looks

George Harrison alone is hotter than all of one direction combined, times the hotness by TEN with a little bit left over

John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison were sexier and more talented than any of the One Direction guys. Ringo Starr was maybe not as good looking as the three other Beatles members, but he was more talented than any of the One Direction guys.

George Harrison is hotter than ALL of one direction timed by TWENTY with a bit left over!

I just love Harry's hairstyle

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4 The Beatles can play instruments
5 The Beatles have meaningful lyrics

Like, 1D has lyrics about girls and crappy stuff, The Beatles had much different lyrics. Here comes the sun, Hey Jude, When I'm sixty-four, and Yellow Submarine have some pretty cool lyrics! - kaitlynrad11

I agree. The Beatles are the greatest and have some amazing songs. - LaughySapphySapphire

True that, just listen to In My Life and Hey Jude, these two songs have great lyrics.

6 One Direction just repeats words over and over

Twist and Shout isn't written by the beatles

That's what makes you beautiful!
Please, not that song - kaitlynrad11

This is what 1D does. They don't make music. They repeat words over and over to produce auditory autotuned garbage.

I think that one direction might have stole the rhythm from twist and shout for what makes you beautiful because the beginning sounds a little similar to the instrumentals in twist and shout. creepy...

7 The Beatles are the greatest band of all time

Arguably the most famous, and basically started what we call rock music! - kaitlynrad11

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8 One Direction claims to be better than The Beatles

You can't just be better than a legend - kaitlynrad11

They have been compared to the beatels. We all know which is better. - nintendofan126

9 One Direction uses lots of auto tune

They use it to make garbage. Not for making songs. The Beatles did not need it to produce songs.

What was the person thinking when he invented auto-tune?

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10 The Beatles didn't need Internet to get famous

We became famous...
BEFORE THE INTERNET WAS MADE!

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11 The Beatles sounded better without Auto-Tune than One Direction does with it

One Direction never sounded good. Their "songs" could prove just that.

12 The Beatles have better hair than One Direction

The mop top :pure art in a hairstyle; shame it was wrecked by Dustbin Beaver!

That is wrong

Harry styles looks like he put dynamite in his hair and didn't ever shower. - doodie

13 The Beatles made their fame by working hard.

I think One Direction just became famous because of a T.V show. The Beatles were loved by everyone and they will always be remembered.

14 The Beatles will be remembered forever while One Direction will fade into obscurity

They would fade. Zayn left. They continued only being four members. Their latest album is entitled "Four" because of this. Next would be "Three", then "Two", then "One" then they'd fade to black. (Metallica joke intended.)

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15 They started the whole naming your fans thing

Directioners? Quite silly, indeed. - Music_Lover123

16 The Beatles Wrote their own music

They not only wrote all lyrics, but also the melodies and then actually played the music with instruments. It is also a lot more organic how they formed. They werent just 'put' together.

17 The Beatles created or inspired the creation of three music genres.

"Helter Skelter" By The Beatles is considered by many the first heavy metal song, along with the first punk rock song. They were the original boy band that so many other groups (including 1D) have tried to recreate.

18 They had to play in small clubs for years practicing and playing restless. Until they recorded a hit 6 years after they originally formed!

While 1D just had one show on the X-factor and they got famous. Not because of their music, but because of their looks. Admit it fangirls, you get their album, take the disc out and throw it into the trash bin and just stare into the cover for hours!

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