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Biff Bam Pop Unboxes The Beach Boys Smile Sessions

Back in 2004 I was a young, aspiring writer determined to ensure that Brian Wilson’s newly recorded version of his long lost album SMiLE would get some decent play in the Toronto media. I wanted to write something that would explain the significance of the album’s completion that would appeal to people who had no idea about the whole mythology about the album. I wound up flying to Burbank, California, where I interviewed Brian for an amazing 20 minutes, after which I sat in his rehearsal space as he and his wonderful band through both Pet Sounds and SMiLE. And while I figured that someday the original Beach Boys sessions would make it onto store shelves, I have to admit it was pretty surreal when the massive Smile Sessions box set arrived at my house and I was holding it in my hands. And with that, I give you our latest unboxing.

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About Andy Burns

Andy Burns is the Interactive Content Editor for SiriusXM Canada, and has been the Editor-In-Chief of the pop culture website Biff Bam Pop! since its inception in 2008. He is also a Staff Writer for Rue Morgue Magazine. Andy's book, Wrapped In Plastic: Twin Peaks, was published in 2015 by ECW Press. His next book, on Stephen King's The Stand, will be published by Cemetery Dance in 2018.

Posted on November 12, 2011, in Andy Burns, Andy Burns/Andy B, General, music, music review, unboxed and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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