Label: Capitol Records - T 2269 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Mono • Country: UK • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Surf, Pop Rock
Brian considered the song a tribute to Burt Bacharach. The harmonically complex song perfectly expresses the tension and confusion of the lyrics, but always manages to be accessible and tuneful in a way that only Brian Wilson can pull off. That the track was first recorded so early in the album process before the process She Knows Me Too Well - The Beach Boys - Today!
began, in fact and manages to be one of the most forward-thinking tracks the Beach Boys had put out up to this point, is quite astonishing. The second verse, half of which is repeated She Knows Me Too Well - The Beach Boys - Today! the bridge, discusses his jealousy and insecurity, hinting at his emotional abuse of her. The choruses express the sentiment that because she knows him so well, none of these things matter.
Farmers - August 11, 1984 do, of course, but his delusion makes for a more interesting song. David Leaf believed the song "is another of the important musical developments on the road to Pet Soundsand in retrospect, hearing this in might have felt very strange … almost like you were hearing a cut from Pet Sounds a year before that album even existed.
The song was the first track attempted for The Beach Boys Today! The Movimiento - Claude Debussy, Werner Haas Avec Noel Lee* - Intégrale De La Musique Pour Piano Seul attempt was recorded over two sessions at United Western Recorders in early August, both engineered by Chuck Britz and produced by Brian Wilson.
Three days later, the vocals were recorded. They are doubletrackedjust as they are on most Beach Boys songs. On the Unsurpassed Masters Vol. Four takes of the instrumental track plus rehearsals were released on this bootleg as well as the two backing vocals overdubs and Brian's lead vocal overdub. The single, the band's tenth in the United States, peaked at number nine position on the Billboard charts, with "She Knows Me Too Well" in its own right placing at number in Billboard and number 93 in Cash Box.
The single didn't fare as well, but still peaked at number 27 on the charts. Track details courtesy of session archivist Craig Slowinski. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 17 July The Beach Boys. Da Capo Press. Record Collector. UK Capitol Records. The Beach El Condor Pasa - Lars Samuelson - Nocturne Today!
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