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Smile (sometimes typeset with the idiosyncratic partial capitalization SMiLE) is an unreleased album by The Beach Boys recorded throughout 1966 and 1967. The project was intended by its creator Brian Wilson as the follow-up to Pet Sounds, but was never completed in its original form. The project was resurrected in 2003, and a newly recorded version was released by Wilson in 2004. Smile has come to be regarded as the most famous unreleased album of all time.

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  • best album of the world
  • Out off this world
  • Talks about broadening musical horizons; suggests that SMiLE should be edited in any way. Because, fuck logic.
  • Actually, I think it can be shortened down. Unless you're taking a trip. But the pace is kind of uneven and interrupted with some of the tracks. Try making a "best of SMiLE" playlist and you will find a great great great, shorter album. Btw, @metawirt, being a Pet Sounds MANIAC, I must advice you to give it another chance. There is no way anyone could be disappointed with that album, since it is ethereal. No - sorry, it has nothing to do with taste. It's just a fact. I would never say that about any other piece of music, I do really believe that people have different taste and I actually respect that usually, but NOT when it comes to Pet Sounds! Because I was disappointed first too, but now it is the love of my life. You just have to keep trying. Realize your own limitations and broaden your musical horizons.
  • At long long last.
  • Had been a bit disappointed with "Pet Sounds", but this is really great!
  • wtf this is too good [wtf]
  • wtf this is too good [w]
  • i'm afraid this is going to surpass pet sounds for me. and pet sounds is my fave.

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