A Hard Day's Night is the third studio album by the English rock band The Beatles, released on 10 July 1964, with side one containing songs from the soundtrack to their film of the same name.The American version of the album was released two weeks earlier, on 26 June 1964 by United Artists Records, with a different track listing.
In 2000, Q placed A Hard Day's Night at number five in its list of the 100 Greatest British Albums Ever. In 2012, it was ranked 307th on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time". The album was included in Robert Dimery's 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. It was voted number 22 in Colin Larkin's All Time Top 1000 Albums 3rd Edition (2000).