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Beach Boys - The Smile Sessions - 2 LP set 180g

Beach Boys - The Smile Sessions - 2 LP set 180g

$ 69.99

Artist: The Beach Boys |  Label: Capitol | Format: 2xLP  |  Genre: Rock | Vinyl Condition: New |  Cover Condition: SEALED 


The Beach Boys
The SMiLE Sessions 
2 LP set - 180g w/ deluxe gatefold
The long awaited release of the Brian Wilson and Beach Boys masterpiece, SMiLE Sessions. With the full participation of original Beach Boys Al Jardine, Mike Love, and Brian Wilson, Capitol/EMI has, for the first time, collected and compiled the band's legendary 1966-'67 sessions for the never-completed SMiLE album. Rolling Stone magazine recently called SMiLE "the most famous unfinished album in rock & roll history." In several sessions between the summer of 1966 and early 1967, The Beach Boys recorded a bounty of songs and drafts for an album, SMiLE, that was intended to
follow the band's 1966 album, Pet Sounds. The master tapes were ultimately shelved, and The Beach Boys' SMiLE has never been released. Drawn from the original masters, SMiLE Sessions presents an in-depth overview of The Beach Boys' recording sessions for the enigmatic album, which has achieved legendary, mythical status for music fans around the world. SMiLE Sessions includes an assembled collection of core session tracks. SMiLE Sessions invites the listener into the studio to experience the album's creation, with producer, singer and bassist Brian Wilson's vision leading the way as he guides his fellow Beach Boys, singer Mike Love, drummer Dennis Wilson, lead guitarist Carl Wilson, rhythm guitarist Al Jardine, and newest member Bruce Johnston (who'd replaced Brian Wilson in the touring group during 1965), through the legendary sessions. Artwork for all of the SMiLE Sessions' has been created with and inspired by Beat-Pop artist Frank Holmes' original 1967 LP sleeve art and booklet designs intended for the SMiLE album.
Vinyl Product contains:
- 12" x 12" gatefold packaging featuring Frank Holmes cover art
- 2 LPs
- Inner sleeve art (not contained on box set vinyl)
- Lyrics
- 12" x 12" booklet created for original release features:
- Photos by Guy Webster
- Drawings by Frank Holmes
Songs on the 2 LP version are; 

Our Prayer
Gee
Heroes and Villains
Do You Like Worms (Roll Plymouth Rock) 
I'm In Great Shape
Barnyard
My Only Sunshine (The Old Master Painter / You Are My Sunshine) 
Cabin Essence 
Wonderful
Look (Song for Children) 
Child is Father to the Man
Surf's Up
I Wanna Be Around / Workshop
Vega-Tables
Holidays
Wind Chimes
The Elements: Fire (Mrs. O'Leary's Cow) 
Love to Say DaDa
Good Vibrations
You're Welcome (stereo mix) 
Vega-Tables (stereo mix) 
Wind Chimes (stereo mix) 
Cabin Essence (session highlights & stereo backing track) 
Surf's Up (session excerpt & stereo mix) 

NEW SEALED copy of the 2 LP set on 180g vinyl! 


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