Why he’s working like a dog to launch Beatles’ themed hotel.

Here’s the latest update on the much anticipated Beatles’ themed hotel set to open in fall 2007 in Liverpool.

A THEMED hotel is something that could be done very well, but also very badly. Jonathan Davies is well aware of this. He is the director of Bowdena, the developer behind Liverpool’s £17m Beatles-themed Hard Day’s Night Hotel.

Movie buffs may recall the scene in Pulp Fiction when John Travolta and Uma Thurman visit a 50s’ themed restaurant called Jack Rabbit Slims, a gaudy monstrosity where the serving staff look and sound like famous film or rock and roll stars, the walls are festooned with memorabilia and diners eat their meals in replica Chevrolets.

That, insists Davies, is definitely not how the four-star Hard Day’s Night Hotel, due to open in autumn 2007 and part funded by £2.3m of Objective 1 money, is going to be.

Certainly no John Lennon lookalike bellboys then.

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Beatles producers says “Love” soundtrack includes secret code

It all reminds me of the Da Vinci Code but a lot more fun.

 Legendary Beatles producer George Martin promises a prize to fans who can crack a “code” found in the upcoming soundtrack to The Beatles LOVE, which is now playing at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas. Martin and his son Giles used various snippets of Beatles tunes for the mosaic-like soundtrack to the show created in conjunction with Cirque du Soleil. Martin revealed to Britain’s The Express On Sunday that he and Giles incorporated a total of 130 Beatles songs within their 90-minute soundtrack.

No release date for the official soundtrack for The Beatles LOVE has been announced by the Beatles’ company Apple — nor for that matter, has anyone announced what the prize for the “code” crackers may be.

Source: The Rock Radio