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Title: Is the SMiLE Sessions [disc 1] just an official fanmix, not a finished version?
Post by: AaronReturn2005 on August 01, 2020, 01:29:55 PM
This is all judging by the fact it follows a modified Brian Wilson Presents SMiLE structure, except not directly unlike most of the popular pre-Sessions/post-BWPS fanmixes back then, specifically Purple Chick's "stereo reconstruction".


Title: Re: Is the SMiLE Sessions [disc 1] just an official fanmix, not a finished version?
Post by: SMiLE Brian on August 01, 2020, 01:31:45 PM
BWPS is SMiLE.... :bw


Title: Re: Is the SMiLE Sessions [disc 1] just an official fanmix, not a finished version?
Post by: juggler on November 21, 2020, 12:57:53 AM
BWPS is what it is.  TSS Disc 1 is what it is. Each is great in its own ways.
But neither is or can be a "finished Beach Boys Smile album" ... Too many of the 1966-67 tracks lack vocals.  The Elements will always be vague.  A final, definitive version/mix of Heroes & Villains remains elusive.  A vintage instrumental track of Surf's Up 2nd movement has never surfaced.   I think that Mark & Alan did a wonderful job with TSS Disc 1, particularly doing things like "flying in" Brian's demo vocals for IIGS & Barnyard, but without lead vocals on CIFOTM or Worms and for a bunch of other reasons, it's always going to be unfinished.