• Record Label: Capitol
  • Release Date: Nov 1, 2011
The SMiLE Sessions Image
Metascore
96

Universal acclaim - based on 22 Critics

User Score
8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 56 Ratings

Summary: The collection of sessions from the never-released SMiLe album are finally released together after many years of parts of the collection being released through bootlegs or legally on other album collections.
Record Label: Capitol
Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Psychedelic/Garage, AM Pop, Psychedelic Pop, Sunshine Pop
Credit: Primary Artist

Track Listings

1-01 Our Prayer 3-21 Jazz [Improvisation]/I Wanna Be Around/Fridany Night [Session 11/29/66]
1-02 Gee 3-22 Vegetables [Verse] [Master Take Track]
1-03 Heroes and Villains 3-23 Vegetables [Sleep a Lot] [Chorus]
1-04 Do You Like Worms (Roll Plymouth Rock) 3-24 Vegetables [Chorus 1] [Master Take]
1-05 I'm in Great Shape 3-25 Vegetables [2nd Chorus] [Master Take Track and Backing Vocals]
1-06 Barnyard 3-26 Vegetables [Insert, Pt. 4] [Master Take]
1-07 My Only Sunshine (The Old Master Painter/You Are My Sunshine) 3-27 [Untitled]
1-08 Cabin Essence 3-28 [Untitled]
1-09 Wonderful 4-01 Vegetables [Fade]
1-10 Look (Song for Children) 4-02 Vegetables [Ballad Insert]
1-11 Child Is Father of the Man 4-03 Holidays
1-12 Surf's Up 4-04 Wind Chimes [Version 1]
1-13 I Wanna Be Around/Workshop 4-05 Wind Chimes [Version 2]
1-14 Vega-Tables 4-06 Wind Chimes [Version 2 Tag]
1-15 Holidays 4-07 The Elements: Fire
1-16 Wind Chimes 4-08 Da Da [Taped Piano Strings]
1-17 The Elements: Fire (Mrs. O'Leary's Cow) 4-09 Da Da [Fender Rhodes]
1-18 Love to Say Dada 4-10 Love to Say Dada, Pt. 1
1-19 Good Vibrations 4-11 Love to Say Dada, Pt. 2
1-20 You're Welcome 4-12 Love to Say Dada, Pt. 2 [Master Take]
1-21 Heroes and Villains [Stereo Mix] 4-13 Love to Say Dada, Pt. 2 [Second Day]
1-22 Heroes and Villains [Sections/Stereo Mix] 4-14 Cool, Cool Water [Version 1]
1-23 Vega-Tables 4-15 Cool, Cool Water [Version 2]
1-24 He Gives Speeches 4-16 You're Welcome
1-25 Smile Backing Vocals Montage 4-17 You're with Me Tonight
1-26 Surf's Up [1967 Solo Version] 4-18 Tones/Tune X
1-27 Psycodelic Sounds: Brian Falls Into a Piano 4-19 I Don't Know
1-28 [Untitled] 4-20 Three Blind Mice
2-01 Our Prayer "Dialog" [Session 9/19/66] 4-21 Teeter Totter Love
2-02 Our Prayer 4-22 Psycodelic Sounds: Underwater Chant
2-03 Heroes and Villains [Verse] [Master Take] 4-23 Hal Blaine Vega-Tables Promo Session
2-04 Heroes and Villains [Barnyard] [Master Take] 4-24 Heroes and Villains: Early Version Outtake Sections
2-05 Heroes and Villains [I'm in Great Shape Session 10/27/66] 4-25 [Untitled]
2-06 Heroes and Villains [Intro] [Early Version] 5-01 Good Vibrations [The Pet Sounds Session]
2-07 Heroes and Villains [Do a Lot] [Master Take] 5-02 Good Vibrations
2-08 Heroes and Villains [Bag of Tricks] 5-03 Good Vibrations [First Chorus]
2-09 Heroes and Villains [Mission Pak] 5-04 Good Vibrations [Second Chorus & Fade]
2-10 Heroes and Villains [Bridge to Indians] 5-05 Good Vibrations, Pt. 1
2-11 Heroes and Villains [Part 1 Tag] 5-06 Good Vibrations, Pts. 2-3
2-12 Heroes and Villains [Pickup to 3rd Verse] 5-07 Good Vibrations, Pt. 4
2-13 Heroes and Villains [Children Were Raised] 5-08 Good Vibrations, Pt. C
2-14 Heroes and Villains, Pt. 2 [Cantina Track Session] 5-09 Good Vibrations [Chorus]
2-15 Heroes and Villains [Whistling Bridge] 5-10 Good Vibrations [Fade Sequence]
2-16 Heroes and Villains [Cantina Session & Master Take] 5-11 Good Vibrations (Inspiration), Pt. 1
2-17 Heroes and Villains [All Day] 5-12 Good Vibrations (Inspiration), Pt. 3
2-18 Heroes and Villains [Verse Edit Experiment] 5-13 Good Vibrations (Inspiration), Pt. 4
2-19 Heroes and Villains [Prelude to Fade] 5-14 Good Vibrations, Pt. 1
2-20 Heroes and Villains [Piano Theme] 5-15 Good Vibrations [Part 2 & Verse]
2-21 Heroes and Villains, Pt. 2 5-16 Good Vibrations, Pt. 3
2-22 Heroes and Villains, Pt. 2 (Gee) [Master Take] 5-17 Good Vibrations, Pt. 1
2-23 Heroes and Villains, Pt. 2 [Revised] 5-18 Good Vibrations, Pt. 2
2-24 Heroes and Villains, Pt. 2 [Revised] [Master Take] 5-19 Good Vibrations (Persuasion)
2-25 Heroes and Villains, Pt. 3 (Animals) [Master Take] 5-20 Good Vibrations [New Bridge]
2-26 Heroes and Villains, Pt. 4 5-21 Good Vibrations [Session Masters]
2-27 Heroes and Villains, Pt. 2 [Master Take] 5-22 Good Vibrations [Single Version Stereo Track]
2-28 Heroes and Villains [Fade Session 2/28/67] 5-23 Good Good Good Vibrations [First Version with Overdubs]
2-29 Heroes and Villains [Verse Remake] 5-24 Good Vibrations [Alternate Edit]
2-30 Heroes and Villains [Organ Waltz/Intro] 5-25 [Untitled]
2-31 Heroes and Villains [Chorus Vocals] [Single Version] 6-01 Our Prayer
2-32 Heroes and Villains [Barbershop Session] 6-02 Gee
2-33 Heroes and Villains [Children Were Raised Remake Vocals and Overdubs] 6-03 Heroes and Villains
2-34 Heroes and Villains [Children Were Raised Master Take Overdubs Mix 1] 6-04 Do You Like Worms (Roll Plymouth Rock)
2-35 Heroes and Villains [Children Were Raised Master Take Accapella] 6-05 I'm in Great Shape
2-36 Heroes and Villains [Piano Demo] [Incorporating "I'm in Great Shape" and "Barnyard"] [KHJ Radio 11/4/66] 6-06 Barnyard
2-37 Psycodelic Sounds: Brian Falls Into a Microphone 6-07 My Only Sunshine (The Old Master Painter/You Are My Sunshine)
2-38 Psycodelic Sounds: Moaning Laughing 6-08 Cabin Essence
3-01 Do You Like Worms, Pt. 1 6-09 Wonderful
3-02 Do You Like Worms, Pt. 2 6-10 Look (Song for Children)
3-03 Do You Like Worms, Pt. 3 6-11 Child Is Father of the Man
3-04 Do You Like Worms, Pt. 4 (Bicycle Rider) 6-12 Surf's Up
3-05 Do You Like Worms [Bicycle Rider Overdubs] [Logged as Heroes and Villains, Pt. 2] 7-01 I Wanna Be Around/Workshop
3-06 My Only Sunshine, Pt. 1 (Old Master Painter/You Are My Sunshine) & 2 (Fade) 7-02 Vega-Tables
3-07 My Only Sunshine, Pt. 2 (Fade) [Master Take with Vocal Overdubs] 7-03 Holidays
3-08 Cabin Essence [Verse] [Home on the Range] 7-04 Wind Chimes
3-09 Cabin Essence [Chorus] [Who Ran the Iron Horse] 7-05 The Elements: Fire (Mrs. O'Leary's Cow)
3-10 Cabin Essence [Tag] [Have You Seen the Grand Coolie] 7-06 Love to Say Dada
3-11 Wonderful [Version 1] 7-07 Good Vibrations
3-12 Wonderful [Version 2 "Rock with Me Henry"] 7-08 You're Welcome [Stereo Mix]
3-13 Wonderful [Version 2 Tag] 7-09 Vega-Tables [Stereo Mix]
3-14 Wonderful [Version 3] 7-10 Wind Chimes [Stereo Mix]
3-15 Look 7-11 Cabin Essence [Session Highlights and Stereo Backing Track]
3-16 Child Is Father of the Man [Version 1] 7-12 Surf's Up [Session Excerpt and Stereo Mix]
3-17 Child Is Father of the Man [Version 2] 8-01 Heroes and Villains, Pt. 1
3-18 Surf's Up [1st Movement] 8-02 Heroes and Villains, Pt. 2
3-19 Surf's Up [Talking Horns Session 11/7/66] 9-01 Vega-Tables
3-20 Surf's Up [Piano Demo] [Master Take] 9-02 Surf's Up