This new 62-song compilation features 40 never-released versions of some of The Beach Boys most well-known hits, including "Surfin'," "Surfin' Safari" and "Surfer Girl." The casual listener may get bored hearing the same song performed 8 or 9 times, but die-hard fans will be able to analyze each take of the rare gems like "Lavender" and "Judy." It's amazing to hear how complete the songs are after only one take.
Many of these takes have not been heard for 55 years since they were for recorded in the studio and produced by Hite Morgan. The songs "Barbie" and "What Is A Young Girl Made Of" are credited to Kenny And The Cadets, which included Val Poliuto and Audree Wilson along with Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson and Al Jardine. While you made know this songs and have heard them your entire life, listening to the development of these tracks gives you a different input into the creative process behind the early days of one of the biggest bands in the world, The Beach Boys. To find out more about this newly released compilation from Omnivore Recordings, please visit omnivorerecordings.com