MINI-BLOG: Wild Honey

The Beach Boys – Wild Honey (1967)
This was the first Beach Boy album where Brian Wilson stepped back from his natural songwriting and producing roles … and you can tell. Suddenly – and jarringly – The Beach Boys are ripped from the bright, shiny and polished hooks of “Smiley Smile” and thrown smack dab into the psychedelic late 60’s. It was the times and I guess the rest of the group wanted to stay relevant but either this very new setting (to their music) or the change to meet it makes the result very confused. [3.8/10.0] Ok

  • Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 18:05 | #1

    The Beach Boys were never the same after Smile imploded…

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