Beach Boys Announce Track Listing for 'Smile Sessions'

Legendary lost record will finally be released in November

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Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys in the studio during the recording of 'Smile'
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The Beach Boys' Smile, the record originally planned as the follow-up to their 1966 classic Pet Sounds but scrapped mainly due to creative mastermind Brian Wilson's fragile mental health at the time, is set to be officially released for the first time as The Smile Sessions on November 1st. The record, which will be issued as a 2CD set, double vinyl LP, digital album and box set, was carefully completed, compiled and sequenced by the surviving members of the band from the original master tapes.

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The band will be promoting the record with a pair of videos for the songs "Good Vibrations" and "Heroes and Villains" that will be based on input from fans. In a contest on Tongal.com, Beach Boys fans will be able to submit video concepts, which will be voted on and ultimately selected by other fans.

The track listing for The Smile Sessions in its many formats are as follows:

2CD Version

1. Our Prayer (1:06)
2. Gee (0:51)
3. Heroes And Villains (4:53)
4. Do You Like Worms (Roll Plymouth Rock) (3:36)
5. I'm in Great Shape (0:29)
6. Barnyard (0:48)
7. My Only Sunshine (The Old Master Painter / You Are My Sunshine) (1:57)
8. Cabin Essence (3:32)
9. Wonderful (2:04)
10. Look (Song for Children) (2:31)
11. Child Is Father of the Man (2:14)
12. Surf's Up (4:12)
13. I Wanna Be Around / Workshop (1:23)
14. Vega-Tables (3:49)
15. Holidays (2:33)
16. Wind Chimes (3:06)
17. The Elements: Fire (Mrs. O'Leary's Cow) (2:35)
18. Love to Say Dada (2:32)
19. Good Vibrations (4:13)
Bonus Tracks
20. You're Welcome (1:08)
21. Heroes and Villains (Stereo Mix) (4:53)
22. Heroes and Villains Sections (Stereo Mix) (7:16)
23. Vega-Tables Demo (1:46)
24. He Gives Speeches (1:14)
25. Smile Backing Vocals Montage (8:30)
26. Surf's Up 1967 (Solo Version) (4:09)
27. Psycodelic Sounds: Brian Falls Into A Piano (1:30)
CD TWO
1.    Our Prayer "Dialog" (9/19/66)   (3:02)
2.    Heroes and Villains: Part 1   (3:08)
3.    Heroes and Villains: Part 2   (4:18)
4.    Heroes and Villains: Children Were Raised (1/27/67)   (2:07)
5.    Heroes and Villains: Prelude To Fade (2/15/67)   (3:42)
6.    My Only Sunshine (11/14/66)   (6:52)
7.    Cabin Essence (10/3/66)   (5:19)
8.    Surf's Up: 1st Movement (11/4/66)   (4:55)
9.    Surf's Up: Piano Demo (12/15/66)   (3:53)
10.   Vega-Tables: Fade (4/12/67)   (5:25)
11.   The Elements: Fire session (11/28/66)   (8:27)
12.   Cool, Cool Water (Version 2) (10/26-10/29/67)   (3:32)
13.   Good Vibrations Session Highlights   (8:20)

The SMiLE Sessions Box Set (5CD+Double LP+Two 7" Singles; digital)

CD ONE
SMiLE
1. Our Prayer (1:06)
2. Gee (0:51)
3. Heroes and Villains (4:53)
4. Do You Like Worms (Roll Plymouth Rock) (3:36)
5. I'm in Great Shape (0:29)
6. Barnyard (0:48)
7. My Only Sunshine (The Old Master Painter / You Are My Sunshine) (1:57)
8. Cabin Essence (3:32)
9. Wonderful (2:04)
10. Look (Song for Children) (2:31)
11. Child Is Father of the Man (2:14)
12. Surf's Up (4:12)
13. I Wanna Be Around / Workshop (1:23)
14. Vega-Tables (3:49)
15. Holidays (2:33)
16. Wind Chimes (3:06)
17. The Elements: Fire (Mrs. O'Leary's Cow) (2:35)
18. Love to Say Dada (2:32)
19. Good Vibrations (4:13)
Bonus Tracks
20. You're Welcome (1:08)
21. Heroes and Villains (Stereo Mix) (4:53)
22. Heroes and Villains Sections (Stereo Mix) (7:16)
23. Vega-Tables Demo (1:46)
24. He Gives Speeches (1:14)
25. Smile Backing Vocals Montage (8:30)
26. Surf's Up 1967 (Solo version) (4:09)
27. Psycodelic Sounds: Brian Falls Into A Piano (1:30)

CD TWO
SESSION HIGHLIGHTS
OUR PRAYER
1. Our Prayer "Dialog" (9/19/66)  (3:01)
2. Our Prayer (10/4/66)  (6:37)
HEROES AND VILLAINS
Heroes and Villains Session (10/20/66)
3. Heroes and Villains: Verse (Master Take) (0:57)
4. Heroes and Villains: Barnyard (Master Take) (1:12)
5. Heroes and Villains: I'm In Great Shape (10/27/66) (4:59) 
6. Heroes and Villains: Intro (Early Version) circa 12/66 (0:35)
Heroes and Villains Session (1/3/67)
7. Heroes and Villains: Do a Lot (0:53)
8. Heroes and Villains: Bag of Tricks (2:58)
9. Heroes and Villains: Mission Pak (0:55)
10. Heroes and Villains: Bridge to Indians (1:47)
11. Heroes and Villains: Part 1 Tag (1:19)
12. Heroes and Villains: Pickup to 3rd Verse (0:55)
Heroes and Villains Session (1/27/67)
13. Heroes and Villains: Children Were Raised (2:07)
14. Heroes and Villains: Part 2 (Cantina track) (1:21)
15. Heroes and Villains: Whistling Bridge (1:14)
16. Heroes and Villains: Cantina (1:36)
17. Heroes and Villains: All Day (2:19)
18. Heroes and Villains: Verse Edit Experiment (0:48)
Heroes and Villains Session (2/15/67)
19. Heroes and Villains: Prelude to Fade (3:43)
20. Heroes and Villains: Piano Theme (2:43)
Heroes and Villains Session (2/20/67)
21. Heroes and Villains: Part 2 (2:31)
22. Heroes and Villains: Part 2 (Gee) (Master Take) (2:36)
23. Heroes and Villains: Part 2 Revised (1:54)
24. Heroes and Villains: Part 2 Revised (Master Take) (0:48)
25. Heroes and Villains: Part 3 (Animals) (Master Take) (1:18)
26. Heroes and Villains: Part 4 (2:36)
27. Heroes and Villains: Part Two (Master Take) (2/27/67) (1:44)
28. Heroes and Villains: Fade (2/28/67) (6:35)
Heroes and Villains Session (3/1/67)
29. Heroes and Villains: Verse Remake (4:16)
30. Heroes and Villains: Organ Waltz / Intro (2:04)
Heroes and Villains Session (6/14/67)
31. Heroes and Villains: Chorus Vocals (0:48)
32. Heroes and Villains: Barbershop (1:50)
33. Heroes and Villains: Children Were Raised (Remake) (1:06)
34. Heroes and Villains: Children Were Raised (Master Take Overdubs Mix 1) (0:26)
35. Heroes and Villains: Children Were Raised (Master Take A Capella) (0:27)
Bonus Tracks
36. Heroes and Villains Piano Demo (incorporating "I'm in Great Shape" and "Barnyard") Brian with Van Dyke Parks and "Humble Harve" Miller, KHJ Radio (11/4/66) (4:17)
37. Psycodelic Sounds:  Brian Falls Into a Microphone (11/4/66) (1:10)
38. Psycodelic Sounds:  Moaning Laughing (11/4/66) (1:09)

CD THREE
SESSION HIGHLIGHTS
DO YOU LIKE WORMS (ROLL PLYMOUTH ROCK)
Do You Like Worms Session (10/18/66)
1. Do You Like Worms: Part 1 (5:21)
2. Do You Like Worms: Part 2 (Bicycle Rider) (1:55)
3. Do You Like Worms: Part 3 (2:43)
4. Do You Like Worms: Part 4 (Bicycle Rider) (1:10)
5. Do You Like Worms: Bicycle Rider Overdubs (Heroes and Villains Part 2) (1/5/67) (0:22)
MY ONLY SUNSHINE (THE OLD MASTER PAINTER / YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE)
6. My Only Sunshine: Parts 1 & 2 (11/14/66) (6:51)
7. My Only Sunshine: Part 2 (Master Take with Vocal Overdubs) (2/10/67) (0:45)
CABIN ESSENCE
Cabin Essence Session (10/3/66)
8. Cabin Essence: Verse (2:14)
9. Cabin Essence: Chorus (2:28)
10. Cabin Essence: Tag (2:31)
WONDERFUL
11. Wonderful (Version 1) (8/25/66) (2:59)
Wonderful (Version 2 "Rock With Me, Henry") Session (1/9/67)
12. Wonderful (Version 2) (3:25)
13. Wonderful (Version 2 Tag) (2:54)
14. Wonderful (Version 3) (4/10/67?) (2:41)
LOOK (SONG FOR CHILDREN)
15. Look (8/12/66) (4:52)
CHILD IS FATHER OF THE MAN
16. Child Is Father of the Man (Version 1) (10/7/66) (4:57)
17. Child Is Father of the Man (Version 2) (10/11/66) (5:38)
SURF'S UP
18. Surf's Up: 1st Movement (11/4/66) (4:54)
19. Surf's Up: Talking Horns (11/7/66) (3:42)
20. Surf's Up: Piano Demo (Master Take) (12/15/66) (3:52)
I WANNA BE AROUND / WORKSHOP (FRIDAY NIGHT)
21. I Wanna Be Around (11/29/66) (3:08)
VEGA-TABLES (VEGETABLES)
Vegetables Sessions (4/4/67 - 4/11/67)
22. Vegetables: Verse (Master Take Track) (4/4 - 4/11/67) (2:02)
23. Vegetables: Sleep a Lot (Chorus) (2:34)
24. Vegetables: Chorus 1 (Master Take) (1:05)
25. Vegetables: 2nd Chorus (Master Take Track And Backing Vocals) (1:03)
26. Vegetables: Insert (Part 4) (Master Take) (0:37)

CD FOUR
SESSION HIGHLIGHTS
VEGA-TABLES (VEGETABLES) (continued)
1. Vegetables: Fade (4/12/67) (5:25)
2. Vegetables: Ballad Insert (4/14/67) (1:03)
HOLIDAYS
3. Holidays (9/8/66) (7:32)
WIND CHIMES
4. Wind Chimes (Version 1) (8/3/66) (6:46)
Wind Chimes (Version 2) Session (10/5/66)
5. Wind Chimes (Version 2) (5:00)
6. Wind Chimes (Version 2 Tag) (2:51)
THE ELEMENTS: FIRE (MRS. O'LEARY'S COW)
7. The Elements (Fire) (11/28/66) (8:27)
LOVE TO SAY DADA / COOL, COOL WATER
Da Da Session (12/22/66)
8. Da Da  (Taped Piano Strings) (1:00)
9. Da Da  (Fender Rhodes) (1:21)
Love to Say Dada Sessions (5/16/67 - 5/18/67)
10. Love to Say Dada: Part 1 (5/16/67) (1:22)
11. Love to Say Dada: Part 2 (5/17/67) (1:57)
12. Love to Say Dada: Part 2 (Master Take) (5/17/67) (1:21)
13. Love to Say Dada: Part 2 (Second Day) (5/18/67) (2:00)
COOL, COOL WATER
14. Cool, Cool Water (Version 1) (6/7/67) (2:21)
15. Cool, Cool Water (Version 2) (10/26/67 & 10/29/67) (3:31)
SMILE ADDITIONAL SESSIONS
16. You're Welcome (12/15/66) (6:41)
17. You're With Me Tonight (6/6-6/7/67) (2:46)
18. Tune X (3/3/67-3/31/67) (2:18)
19. I Don't Know (1/12/67) (3:03)
20. Three Blind Mice (10/15/65) (2:11)
21. Teeter Totter Love (Jasper Dailey) (1/25/67 & 2/9/67) (1:49)
Bonus Tracks
22. Psycodelic Sounds - Underwater Chant (11/4/66) (1:45)
23. Hal Blaine Vega-Tables Promo Session (11/16/66) (1:28)
24. Heroes and Villains: Early Version Outtake Sections (1/67 - 2/67) (5:04)

CD FIVE
SESSION HIGHLIGHTS
GOOD VIBRATIONS SESSIONS
1. Good Vibrations: Gold Star 2/18/66 (The "Pet Sounds" Session) (7:27)
2. Good Vibrations: Gold Star 4/9/66 (6:57)
3. Good Vibrations: Western 5/4/66 (First Chorus) (2:24)
4. Good Vibrations: Western 5/4/66 (Second Chorus & Fade) (3:28)
5. Good Vibrations: Sunset Sound 5/24/66 (Part 1) (1:20)
6. Good Vibrations: Sunset Sound 5/24/66 (Parts 2 & 3) (1:45)
7. Good Vibrations: Sunset Sound 5/24/66 (Part 4) (0:47)
8. Good Vibrations: Western 5/27/66 (Part C) (3:32)
9. Good Vibrations: Western 5/27/66 (Chorus) (3:04)
10. Good Vibrations: Western 5/27/66 (Fade Sequence) (1:56)
11. Good Vibrations (Inspiration): Western 6/2/66 (Part 1) (2:44)
12. Good Vibrations (Inspiration): Western 6/2/66 (Part 3) (0:57)
13. Good Vibrations (Inspiration): Western 6/2/66 (Part 4) (0:49)
14. Good Vibrations: Western 6/16/66 (Part 1) (6:24)
15. Good Vibrations: Western 6/16/66 (Part 2 & Verse) (1:06)
16. Good Vibrations: Western 6/16/66 (Part 2 Continued) (5:55)
17. Good Vibrations: Western 6/18/66 (Part 1) (1:10)
18. Good Vibrations: Western 6/18/66 (Part 2) (5:03)
19. Good Vibrations (Persuasion): Western 9/1/66 (1:49)
20. Good Vibrations: Western 9/1/66 (New Bridge) (3:39)
21. Good Vibrations: Session Masters (6:13)
22. Good Vibrations: Single Version Stereo Track (3:49)
23. Good Good Good Vibrations (First Version With Overdubs) 3/66 (3:41)
24. Good Vibrations: Alternate Edit 8/24/66 (3:32)

VINYL

Double LP
Side One
1. Our Prayer
2. Gee
3. Heroes and Villains
4. Do You Like Worms (Roll Plymouth Rock)
5. I'm in Great Shape
6. Barnyard
7. My Only Sunshine (The Old Master Painter / You Are My Sunshine)
8. Cabin Essence
Side Two
1. Wonderful
2. Look (Song for Children)
3. Child Is Father of the Man
4. Surf's Up
Side Three
1. I Wanna Be Around / Workshop
2. Vega-Tables
3. Holidays
4. Wind Chimes
5. The Elements: Fire (Mrs. O'Leary's Cow)
6. Love to Say Dada
7. Good Vibrations
Side Four
1. You're Welcome - Stereo Mix
2. Vega-Tables - Stereo Mix
3. Wind Chimes - Stereo Mix
4. Cabin Essence - Session Highlights and Stereo Backing Track
5. Surf's Up - Session Excerpt and Stereo Mix

Two 7" singles
Heroes and Villains "Smile" single Vega-Tables single
A side:  Heroes and Villains Part One A side: Vega-Tables
B side:  Heroes and Villains Part Two B side: Surf's Up

Double LP Version

Side One
1. Our Prayer
2. Gee
3. Heroes and Villains
4. Do You Like Worms (Roll Plymouth Rock)
5. I'm in Great Shape
6. Barnyard
7. My Only Sunshine (The Old Master Painter / You Are My Sunshine)
8. Cabin Essence
Side Two
1. Wonderful
2. Look (Song for Children)
3. Child Is Father of the Man
4. Surf's Up
Side Three
1. I Wanna Be Around / Workshop
2. Vega-Tables
3. Holidays
4. Wind Chimes
5. The Elements: Fire (Mrs. O'Leary's Cow)
6. Love to Say Dada
7. Good Vibrations
Side Four
1. You're Welcome - Stereo Mix
2. Vega-Tables - Stereo Mix
3. Wind Chimes - Stereo Mix
4. Cabin Essence - Session Highlights and Stereo Backing Track
5. Surf's Up - Session Excerpt and Stereo Mix

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