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The Beatles released twelve studio albums and even more singles during their career which spanned between 1960 and 1970. To protect the band’s legacy, their work is due to be placed inside a “doomsday” vault.

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The vault aims to secure The Beatles’ music for the next 1000 years (Via Billboard).

The structure will be installed on an island near the North Pole in the far north of the planet.

It will also attempt to use “future-proof digital storage” to protect the music from the elements over the next ten centuries.

The publication said The Beatles’ work will be placed inside the vault which is “nuclear and natural disaster resistant”.

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The company behind this plan, Elire Management Group, say it will be “built to withstand the kind of extreme electromagnetic pulses that could result from a nuclear explosion, which could permanently damage electronic equipment and play havoc with digital files”.

The Beatles won’t be the only artists to be inducted into this state-of-the-art vault, however.

Elire Management Group is teaming up with the International Music Council (IMC) to select the “most precious and loved” tracks from throughout history.

The IMC president said: “This is about safeguarding the future of music in having these archives of the past.”

On top of this, the band – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr – hold the record for the most number-one albums on the UK Album Chart with 15 entries.

They also have the most number-one hits on the US’ Billboard Hot 100 chart with 20 entries.

The band split up in 1970, an event that was mired by reported arguments and infighting between the band, something that has since been disputed.

Later this year the true story will be told in the Disney Plus docuseries Get Back.

The four-part series is being helmed by Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson, who recently spoke about how revealing the TV show will be.

He said: “There’s probably more conversations with The Beatles in the films than there is actual singing. People won’t be expecting that, I think.

“That sort of intimacy, that fly-on-the-wall aspect of it, where you’re in a time machine and you’ve gone back and you’re a fly on the wall with The Beatles. That will, I think, surprise people, because it is very intimate.

“It’s The Beatles as you’ve never seen them before. And the other thing that I think will surprise people is how funny the films are, which, considering the reputation of this footage and the Let It Be movie, you don’t associate with January 1969, but they’re very funny films.”

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