Smiley Smile

The Beach Boys - Smiley Smile
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 57 ratings
1967 Ratings: #16
September 18, 1967 / Release Date
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Brother/Capitol / Label
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Apr 7, 2018
Space Vacation
72
Don't Fuck With The Formula.
Feb 27, 2018
nemgax
90
vegetables is the peak of romance
Jun 5, 2016
exception
81
all of the tracks that would have been on smile (good vibrations, heroes and villains) are pretty fantastic, and some of the best work from the beach boys. however, most of the other tracks lack the same expression and character that is present on the smile outtakes, which gives me a very half-assed vibe. but i cant give smiley smile too much hate, it's still a lot better than the majority of what else was released during this time.

fav tracks: good vibrations (standout), heroes and ... read more
Jun 21, 2018
charlie17
75
Stripped back, not too ambitious. Some versions actually sound better than smile. But still feels like there’s a lot of missed potential.
Apr 16, 2018
CheapandLethal
85
Great
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MISC LISTS

#118/Pitchfork (1960s)

Track List

  1. Heroes and Villains
  2. Vegetables
  3. Fall Breaks and Back to Winter (W. Woodpecker Symphony)
  4. She's Goin' Bald
  5. Little Pad
  6. Good Vibrations
  7. With Me Tonight
  8. Wind Chimes
  9. Gettin' Hungry
  10. Wonderful
  11. Whistle In


Added on: August 26, 2013