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Question: How do you rate the whole Beach Boys discography?
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« Reply #1750 on: March 21, 2018, 03:55:10 AM »

Today's song is The Night Was So Young.

There's something Four Seasons-ish about "TNWSY". One of the more polished songs on Love You. Five.
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« Reply #1751 on: March 21, 2018, 09:33:15 AM »

Today's song is The Night Was So Young.

It's an incredible ballad! Such a wonderful soaring falsetto from Brian! Some of the lyrics are weird (...I pour some milk and I start to think...) but that's ok because for me that's part of the charm of this album. And Carl sounds great as always. FIVE
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« Reply #1752 on: March 21, 2018, 12:20:53 PM »

Surprised by the 1/5 votes. I was waffling between 4 and 5. In the end, I voted 5/5. It's a bit repetitive, but a pretty song.
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« Reply #1753 on: March 22, 2018, 03:24:19 AM »

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« Reply #1754 on: March 22, 2018, 03:25:22 AM »

Today's song is I'll Bet He's Nice.
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« Reply #1755 on: March 22, 2018, 07:28:52 AM »

Today's song is I'll Bet He's Nice.

What a wonderful song. I love how Brian and Dennis trade off the verses with their gruff 70s vocals, and the middle eight with Carl is the icing on the cake. A stand out track on this album. FIVE
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« Reply #1756 on: March 22, 2018, 07:30:14 AM »

Probably my favourite song on the album. It has everything. Five.
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« Reply #1757 on: March 23, 2018, 02:08:14 AM »

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« Reply #1758 on: March 23, 2018, 02:08:58 AM »

Today's song is Let's Put Our Hearts Together.
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« Reply #1759 on: March 23, 2018, 03:46:35 AM »

Today's song is Let's Put Our Hearts Together.

This song had to grow on me before I could appreciate it. Some rather raw emotion on this track. Brian sounds a tad like Lemmy from Motorhead singing a soft song. Marilyn sounds angelic in comparison. All in all I find it to be pleasant, although when I first bought the Love You LP I didn't really care for it. I give it a 3.
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« Reply #1760 on: March 23, 2018, 05:55:32 AM »

Today's song is Let's Put Our Hearts Together.

This song had to grow on me before I could appreciate it. Some rather raw emotion on this track. Brian sounds a tad like Lemmy from Motorhead singing a soft song. Marilyn sounds angelic in comparison. All in all I find it to be pleasant, although when I first bought the Love You LP I didn't really care for it. I give it a 3.

I agree, it's pretty raw in the emotions department. It reminds me of a similarly raw duet sung by Kate Bush and Elton John on Kate's 50 Words for Snow----only they weren't married, lol. Love it when the backing vocals enter at 1:37 and that chord sequence at the end. Raw it is, but there's also something very tender and touching about it. Five.   
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« Reply #1761 on: March 24, 2018, 01:38:13 AM »

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« Reply #1762 on: March 24, 2018, 01:38:52 AM »

Today's song is I Wanna Pick You Up.
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« Reply #1763 on: March 24, 2018, 03:33:57 AM »

Today's song is I Wanna Pick You Up.

I gave it a four (as a gasp goes up from my followers, lol), basically because of the lyrics, whatever they may mean (you can pat someone on the butt once too often in my book). But the harmonies and the overall sound are sheer magic.
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« Reply #1764 on: March 25, 2018, 01:26:49 AM »

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« Reply #1765 on: March 25, 2018, 01:27:22 AM »

Today's song is Airplane.
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« Reply #1766 on: March 26, 2018, 01:07:33 AM »

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« Reply #1767 on: March 26, 2018, 01:37:00 AM »

Today's song is Love Is A Woman.
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« Reply #1768 on: March 26, 2018, 02:12:08 AM »

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Heck, that one disappeared quick! Easy 5 for me. Love You is such a catchy album.
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« Reply #1769 on: March 26, 2018, 02:21:08 AM »

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Heck, that one disappeared quick! Easy 5 for me. Love You is such a catchy album.

Another five for "Airplane" over here. Smokin

"Love Is A Woman" is a great laid-back closer to a great album. I wouldn't have said this five years ago! It's only since I starting looking at Love You as outsider music that the penny dropped. Grin

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« Reply #1770 on: March 26, 2018, 08:13:57 AM »

Dang! Missed the last two votes. I know "I Wanna Pick You Up" is supposed to be about being a father, but the way it's sung feels more romantic to me. I like the song, but it feels creepy to me.

I love "Airplane." The synthesizers really seem to stand out on this track in a pleasing way.

I gave "Love Is a Woman" a 5. I think it's a great closer.
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« Reply #1771 on: March 26, 2018, 01:43:56 PM »

Today's song is Love Is A Woman.

Brian's vocals are rough but I think it enhances the song. I dig Al's vocals on the counting bridge. Mike sounds smooth. It's a great closing number. FIVE
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« Reply #1772 on: March 26, 2018, 05:26:37 PM »

Again the change in attitude towards these songs is spectacular. Recently fans seemed obsessed with "Ding Dang", saying it's "the greatest thing" but cited "Love Is A Woman" as the low point of the album. But now DD is juust 3 & LIAW is 5 in everybody's book. Tiny observation, really.
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« Reply #1773 on: March 26, 2018, 11:56:19 PM »

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« Reply #1774 on: March 26, 2018, 11:57:02 PM »

Today we discuss the album Love You as a whole.
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