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« Reply #150 on: May 01, 2017, 03:34:29 PM »

With the title track and this song it was plainly clear, just two tracks in, that Surfin' USA was already a big improvement over The Beach Boys' debut. 'Farmer's Daughter' is just beautiful. The vocals are, as would become normal with this band, pure ear candy. Solid tune all around. 4.
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« Reply #151 on: May 02, 2017, 06:04:52 AM »

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« Reply #152 on: May 02, 2017, 06:06:05 AM »

Today's song is Misirlou:
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« Reply #153 on: May 02, 2017, 06:28:12 AM »

Although Dick Dale's version will always be my favourite, Carl and co make a more than decent job of it.

Most folks seem to object to the "sea of instrumentals" on SUSA, but I can't get enough of 'em!

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« Reply #154 on: May 02, 2017, 06:53:13 AM »

5. "Misirlou" is impressive done by school kids. It's got new popularity in "Pulp Fiction", Tarantino said in some interview being Dale fan.
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« Reply #155 on: May 02, 2017, 07:07:55 AM »

5. "Misirlou" is impressive done by school kids.

Was going to give it a solid 4 but decided to give it a 5 instead, for the above reason.
Carl had just turned 16 and David was 14.
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« Reply #156 on: May 02, 2017, 07:11:47 AM »

Thanks! :D
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« Reply #157 on: May 02, 2017, 07:19:25 AM »

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As for 'Misirlou, it's a bit lifeless, but the best instrumental they've done at this point. I'd give it a high 3 Smiley
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« Reply #158 on: May 02, 2017, 09:10:42 AM »

Inferior to the original but still good. Better than the surf instrumentals on the first album. 3.
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« Reply #159 on: May 03, 2017, 05:11:49 AM »

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« Reply #160 on: May 03, 2017, 05:13:39 AM »

Today's song is Stoked.

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« Reply #161 on: May 03, 2017, 05:28:39 AM »

They still have one foot in the pop traditions of the early '60s and that's fine with me. Keep them instrumentals coming! 5.
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« Reply #162 on: May 03, 2017, 08:10:07 AM »

The power of the instrumentals really comes out in the mono mix!
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« Reply #163 on: May 03, 2017, 09:51:02 AM »

My favorite surf instrumental on the album along with 'Let's Go Trippin''. Pretty good. 4.
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« Reply #164 on: May 03, 2017, 04:22:08 PM »

3 - nice try to play sth. bluesy.
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« Reply #165 on: May 04, 2017, 05:11:04 AM »

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« Reply #166 on: May 04, 2017, 05:12:08 AM »

Today's song is The Lonely Sea:
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« Reply #167 on: May 04, 2017, 05:47:24 AM »

Oh god. Say no more. Even the much-maligned spoken section is top-notch. An uncut gem. 5.
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« Reply #168 on: May 04, 2017, 06:51:32 AM »

Oh god. Say no more. Even the much-maligned spoken section is top-notch. An uncut gem. 5.

Exactly!
5 plus. My favorite song on the album.
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« Reply #169 on: May 04, 2017, 08:44:55 AM »

'The Lonely Sea' is *g o d d a m n* majestic. Months before 'In My Room', Brian was already exploring inner feelings instead of surfing and racing and miscellaneous juvenile pursuits. I love the fun in the sun stuff more than some people do, but I still appreciate Brian branching out this early in other thematic territory, the kind of stuff that'd lead to Today, Summer Days and Pet Sounds. And I really like the spoken part. Great all around.

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« Reply #170 on: May 04, 2017, 06:14:17 PM »

4. It's good if a bit slow to my taste.
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« Reply #171 on: May 05, 2017, 05:02:31 AM »

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« Reply #172 on: May 05, 2017, 05:03:55 AM »

Today's song is Shut Down.

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« Reply #173 on: May 05, 2017, 05:26:43 AM »

Great chord sequence in the chorus, most original in its day. That bass line is unusual too, with its flattened second.

Perhaps Mike's sax solo belongs in the "understated instrumental breaks" topic (well, perhaps not). Still, it's very effective in its simplicity. 

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« Reply #174 on: May 05, 2017, 05:40:46 AM »

3. I better not play it - with every listen it gets boring & boring & boring etc.
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