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The Beach Boys - Friends album flac

  • Performer: The Beach Boys
  • Title: Friends
  • Size FLAC ver: 1342 mb
  • Country: US
  • Date of release: 1968
  • Style: Pop Rock, Psychedelic Rock
  • Other formats: RA FLAC MPC AA DXD WAV MMF
  • Genre: Rock
  • Rating: 4.3 of 5
The Beach Boys - Friends album flac

Friends (Remastered). Авторы текста и музыки. Carl Wilson, Brian Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Alan Jardine.

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The Beach Boys: все альбомы, включая Greatest Hits Volume 3: The Best Of The Brother Years 1970 - 1986, Best Of The Brother Years 1970-1986, Holidays & Hits и другие.

The album is characterized for its calm and peaceful atmosphere, which contrasted the prevailing music trends of the time, and for its brevity, with five of its 12 tracks running less than two minutes long.

Redirected from 20/20 (The Beach Boys album)). The LP was named for being their 20th overall album release. Much of it consists of outtakes from earlier albums.

The Beach Boys: все альбомы, включая Legends - The Beach Boys, Surfin' Safari, 409, Beach Boys Live In Concert The Early Years и другие. Wake The World: The Friends Sessions. I Can Hear Music: The 20/20 Sessions. The Beach Boys With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The Beach Boys, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Produced by The Beach Boys. Little bird up in a tree Looked down and sang a song to me Of how it began. Na na na na. The trout in the shiny brook Gave a worm another look And told me not to worry About my life. Tree in my own backyard Stands all alone Bears fruit for me And it tastes so good. Where's my pretty bird? He must have flown away If I keep singing He'll come back someday

Beach Boys archive gurus Mark Linett and Alan Boyd on the surprise release of a wealth of 1968 recordings: lost originals, inspired covers, stoned musings, and bliss-inducing a capellas. Plus an enormous amount of the material in the archives was bootlegged. Boyd: It’s ironic the bootlegs that once were sort of a threat to the band have now made it essential to release all this stuff legitimately. It’s a boon for Beach Boys fans. Boyd: Most of the Surfer Girl album. But after that, I’d say between 80 and 90 percent of all the Beach Boys recordings survived. That’s why things like this, and the Pet Sounds and Smile boxes, were possible, because we have all the session outtakes.

Tracklist

Meant For You 0:38
Friends 2:32
Wake The World 1:29
Be Here In The Mornin' 2:17
When A Man Needs A Woman 2:07
Passing By 2:24
Anna Lee, The Healer 1:51
Little Bird 2:02
Be Still 1:24
Busy Doin' Nothin' 3:05
Diamond Head 3:39
Transcendental Meditation 1:51

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ST 2895, ST-2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2895, ST-2895 US 1968
4CL-2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(4-Trk) Capitol Records 4CL-2895 US 1968
ST 2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST 2895 Canada 1968
ST 50503 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST 50503 Uruguay 1968
ST 2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST 2895 New Zealand 1968
ST2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST2895 Denmark 1968
ST 2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST 2895 Netherlands 1968
ST 2895, ST-2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2895, ST-2895 US 1968
ST 2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST 2895 Australia 1968
SMK 74 456 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records SMK 74 456 Germany 1968
ST 2895, ST. 2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2895, ST. 2895 UK 1968
STTX 340.751 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records STTX 340.751 France 1968
ST 2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST 2895 Italy 1968
ST 2895, ST-2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Jac) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2895, ST-2895 US 1968
ST 2895, ST-2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Los) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2895, ST-2895 US 1968
T 2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records T 2895 South Africa 1968
T 2895, T. 2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T 2895, T. 2895 UK 1968
ST 2895, ST-2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Scr) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2895, ST-2895 US 1968
ST 2895, ST. 2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, KT) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2895, ST. 2895 UK 1968
ST-2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Promo) Capitol Records ST-2895 US 1968
Y1T 2895, Y1T-2895 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records Y1T 2895, Y1T-2895 US 1968
S/4784, S-4784 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Club) World Record Club, World Record Club S/4784, S-4784 Australia 1970
S/4784, S-4784 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Club, RE) World Record Club, World Record Club S/4784, S-4784 Australia 1971
S/4784, S-4784 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Club, RE) World Record Club, World Record Club S/4784, S-4784 Australia 1972
S/4784, S-4784 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Club, RE) World Record Club, World Record Club S/4784, S-4784 Australia 1973
R-00560, S/4784 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Club, RE) World Record Club, World Record Club R-00560, S/4784 Australia 1976
C 00560 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(Cass, Album, Club, RE) World Cassette Club C 00560 Australia 1977
R-00560, S/4784 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Club, RE) World Record Club, World Record Club R-00560, S/4784 Australia 1977
R-00560, S/4784 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Club, RE) World Record Club, World Record Club R-00560, S/4784 Australia 1977
ECS-70113 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Capitol Records ECS-70113 Japan 1977
ECS-70113 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records ECS-70113 Japan 1977
SN-16157 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records SN-16157 Canada 1980
SN-16157 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records SN-16157 US 1981
CP21-6014 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(CD, Album, RE) Capitol Records CP21-6014 Japan 1989
CDP 7243 8 29637 2 1 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(CD, Album, RE) Capitol Records CDP 7243 8 29637 2 1 US 1994
C1 7243 8 29637 1 4 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records C1 7243 8 29637 1 4 US 1994
TOCP-3325 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(CD, Album, Promo, RE) Capitol Records TOCP-3325 Japan 1997
TOCP-3325 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(CD, Album, RE) Capitol Records TOCP-3325 Japan 1997
TOCP-50862 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Pap) Capitol Records TOCP-50862 Japan 1998
TOCP-53173 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(CD, Album, RM) Capitol Records TOCP-53173 Japan 2001
B0021120-01 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180) Capitol Records B0021120-01 US 2014
UICY 25598 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, SHM) Capitol Records UICY 25598 Japan 2016
40001 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records 40001 US Unknown
CSJ-778 The Beach Boys Friends ‎(LP, Album, Unofficial) 中聲 CSJ-778 Taiwan Unknown

Comments (9)

Beazerdred
My fave BB's record and it is Brian's too! This is a true original album as no BB's record or anyones record sounds like it. Absolutely gorgeous. N
Ese
Hello, I am searching for a copy of this LP with Blue/Black . I will pay a very good high price for a good clean copy.....please contact me if you can help Many Thanks John Davison
Ielonere
Rapidly becoming my favourite BB album. Be Here in the Morning is just beautiful. Ignore the nay-sayers, this album is wonderful.
Thundershaper
I wish that I could listen to the album with today’s ears, and not hear the social implications that surrounded it at the time.The Beach Boys entitled the album Friends, though in 1968, trailing in the footsteps of the Beatles, we all referred to the record as The Transcendental Meditation Album. Then from out of blue, the the band scheduled a nationwide tour with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, (the little guy Lennon patted on the head and walked away from laughing due to sexual misconduct by the spiritual leader). Twenty-nine dates were scheduled, mostly at colleges and universities, though many canceled quickly due to low ticket sales and hostile reactions. With the Beach Boys already deeply in debt, this misadventure, described as “one of the most bizarre entertainments of the era,” cost the band an additional quarter million dollars. As if to add fuel to the fire and define the separation of the Beach Boys (men) from their fans, at Iona College, Mike Love took to the stage admonishing the hecklers saying, “I know there are a lot of young people here but you will get older and I know you'll want to remember the Maharishi.” Yep, in May of 1968, Mike Love admitted that he and the fans of the Beach Boys were out of step.From the get-go, the album was just not good, either in delivery, production (being recorded lo-fi in Brian’s home), or for the music. The only single from the album “Friends,” topped out at number 47 on the US charts and quickly disappeared (their lowest charting single in six years). While the songs are pleasant and pop inspired, there is an extreme sense of confusion and disjointedness to be taken away from the listen, as again, the Beach Boys were moving into a world of their own making, and had not managed to bring their fans with them. All of this was done in 1968, at the height of the war in Viet Nam, at the height of the U.S. Draft, right in the midst of albums such as Electric Ladyland by Jimi Hendrix, Beggars Banquet by the Rolling Stones, Waiting for the Sun from the Doors, the Velvet Underground’s White Light White Heat, Crown of Creation by the Jefferson Airplane and so many more spectacular creations that it boggles the mind, yet here were the Beach Boys, inspirations of the early 60’s, confused, lost, on edge, broke, and Al Jardine has the audacity to years later claim that, ”We were attempting to create a record that didn’t rely on radio airplay, we wanted to free ourselves from the constrictions of delivering singles. Which pretty much meant that Al was in favor of removing all constrictions that would prevent himself from shooting himself in the foot.Listen, I’m wagging my finger here, it’s called the music business for a reason, it’s about making money to provide oneself and one’s family with security and income, it’s about supporting those on the fringes of the record business, it’s about putting a smile on a sea of upturned faces. Ten years into the future, the Clash would claim that money was of no interest to them, and look how quickly they fell … money fuels the machine. The Beach Boys had gotten something weird into their heads, a notion that they could exist in some sort of parallel universe, that the surf rose and fell at their will. And none of that is true, though the illusion of controlling the surf can certainly be supported by an endless number of great singles and equally great albums, and here with Friends, again the Beach Boys were not coming through.I have no idea why I felt that I needed to stay on the roller coaster for the entire ride, it’s just that the Beach Boys had defined so many beautiful moments of my youth, I was just seventeen in 1968, shaken that this great band was deconstructing everything I’d come to know and love. The truth for me came several years later in a very personal conversation with a close friend of Brian’s who told me that Brian loved the album Friends, that he thought it was a good listen from beginning to end anytime. He then said that compared to Friends, Brian thought that Smile was just alright. And therein lies the truth, these albums were not made for the public, these were records made for Brian’s enjoyment alone.Again, there were many deeply motivated by Friends, mostly due to it’s lo-fi adventure, that being said, this lo-fi-ness was not considered or intentionally constructed, it was a haphazard result either out of laziness, lack of money, or forethought. Please remember that Brian Wilson was shattered at this juncture, he was piecing anything together to keep one foot in front of the other, that he was in and out of the hospital countless times, and that once out, pieces of music that existed prior to his admission where of no interest to him. All of this is a bit of bizarreness from one of the most public suicidal psychotic acid casualties of all times.Again, I can only implore you to find and treasure the songs from the Beach Boys’ catalog that resonate most profoundly for you, enshrine them in your own collection, ignore these tragic albums and feel the warmth of the sun and surf on your skin, without the weirdness.Review by Jenell Kesler
Fenritaur
ooooooooooo......kkkkkkkkkk.........OR: One of the greatest albums the boys ever made. Each to their own, but i really feel bad for the write of that review if you can't hear the pastoral beauty in this album. Meanwhile "Electric Ladyland by Jimi Hendrix, Beggars Banquet by the Rolling Stones, Waiting for the Sun from the Doors, the Velvet Underground’s White Light White Heat, Crown of Creation by the Jefferson Airplane" - all good records, but all of them sound dated AF
Ddilonyne
"Today's ears," as you put it, harshly disagree with your review and the description of these albums as tragic.The three albums that followed the collapse of Smile were cohesive in theme and atmosphere. Smiley Smile was a laid-back lo-fi soundscape that repurposed much of the Smile material in a different way from what was recorded in 1966 and early 1967. Wild Honey was an R&B inspired album that presented an edgier sound; it was certainly a departure from the Four Freshmen-inspired harmonies that preceded it. Friends was the closest the Beach Boys ever got to recording true sunshine pop (a genre the band had a hand in creating and influencing) and it's an album of pure positivity. It also features the emergence of Dennis Wilson as a songwriter, some of Mike's best-ever vocals on Meant For You and Anna Lee, and a mind-blowing one-two punch finish with the extended Diamond Head jam and raucous jazz fusion Transcendental Meditation. It can present a challenging listen for those who only see (or saw) the Beach Boys as the fun-in-the-sun band that existed during their surf and car song days, but the maturity of their songwriting and arranging was ever-growing and improving.If you ask younger Beach Boys fans for their favorite albums, they'll overwhelming refer to Pet Sounds. Some will cite Smile. But there is a smaller contingent of people, as there always was in the past, who worship the late 60s and Brother-era Beach Boys as being the most brilliant music that Brian, Carl, Dennis, Al, Mike, et al ever recorded. They were ahead of their time in so many different ways and recorded sounds that suggested trends that wouldn't appear in music until years or even decades later - for example, "All I Wanna Do" was a precursor to chillwave and shoegaze while the entire Love You album (my personal favorite of theirs) was proto-synthpop and laid some of the foundations that led to the new wave music of the 80s.When time Mike took over the band again with the MIU Album and onward, his unrelenting commercialism and obsession with following what he felt were music business trends of the time led the band nowhere. Need I remind anyone of the Beach Boys getting booed off the stage for playing an ill-advised disco rendition of Here Comes the Night? How about an abhorrent rewrite of Lady Lynda into Lady Liberty? Actually, all the evidence you really need is the travesty of Kokomo, a song that tragically came to define the band and whose only saving grace is the angelic voice of Carl Wilson. If you want true directionless music, MIU, LA, Keepin' the Summer Alive, BB 1985, and especially Summer in Paradise are among some of the worst music a major band ever recorded past their prime.The Beach Boys' music never stopped exuding brilliance and progressive creativity while the Wilsons were at the helm. The leadup to their downfall is a complex subject with many different facets. To write off the entire affair as Brian Wilson being an "acid casualty" is far too simple and discounts 10+ years of brilliant songwriting that followed his mental breakdown on tour in December of 1964.
Kamuro
My copy isn't in the best condition but I still listen to it because I adore this album. One of the best albums in The Beach Boys discography!
skriper
Brian Wilson quoted 23 June 2017 that this is his favorite Beach Boys release. Source Brian Wilson's official Facebook page.
Hirah
I have a version ST 2895 made in Italy

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