Moon, surfing, and what we doing questions....
amck at thenetdr.com
Fri Jun 22 10:11:28 CDT 2007
>I much prefer "Smile" to "Pet Sounds", which I played last night.
>The whole world tells me I should love Pet Sounds, as it has
>wonderful harmonies, and captures the innocence of youth, etc. But
>I just don't get it. Apart from the singles, the songs are dull.
>But I feel I'm the only person in the world that doesn't like it.
I listened to "Pet Sounds" once and totally failed to appreciate
whatever groundbreaking things are claimed for it by its fans.
"Smile", OTOH, I like a lot. Hearing the extended "Good Vibrations"
in context is very cool.
"the average Texan...carries not just a gun but a SHOTGUN."
--Pete Townshend, 1967
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