The Beach Boys Today!

The Beach Boys - The Beach Boys Today!
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Based on 2 reviews
1965 Ratings: #9 / 28
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Based on 116 ratings
1965 Ratings: #18
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March 8, 1965 / Release Date
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Capitol / Label
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Finally. The moment where The Beach Boys became the musicians we know them as today. The album where Brian Wilson releases all of his creativity, proving that The Beach Boys can be more than just surfer bros and car lovers. The moment where The Beach Boys started releasing genuinely great material.

The Beach Boys Today is unquestionably The Beach Boys' first major classic. Sure, Surfin' U.S.A. and Surfer Girl are seen by some to be the first couple of classics due to the many famous tunes on ... read more
Moving away from anything resembling surf or a hot rod tune, all but 2 songs are about mature topics like growing up, relationships and heartbreak. This album would lay the template for what eventually would become Pet Sounds. That’s not to say that this album is Pet Sounds lite as songs like “Please Let Me Wonder” or “She Knows Me Too Well” not only equal many of the songs on that aforementioned album, but remain some of the Brians most sophisticated ... read more
the beach boys today! - the beach boys (1965)
78/100 (B+)
do you wanna dance, when i grow up (to be a man), she knows me too well
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Track List

  1. Do You Wanna Dance?
  2. Good to My Baby
  3. Don't Hurt My Little Sister
  4. When I Grow Up (To Be a Man)
  5. Help Me, Ronda
  6. Dance, Dance, Dance
  7. Please Let Me Wonder
  8. I'm So Young
  9. Kiss Me, Baby
  10. She Knows Me Too Well
  11. In the Back of My Mind
  12. Bull Session with the 'Big Daddy'
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Added on: September 19, 2013