Label: Capitol Records - 056 26 0649 1,Capitol Records - 056-2606491 • Series: Pioneros Del Rock • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Spain • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Vocal, Surf, Psychedelic Rock
Surfin' U. It reached number two in the US, lasting 78 weeks on the Billboard album chart, eventually being certified gold by the RIAAand brought the group newfound national success.
It was led by one single, its title track with the B-side " Shut Down ". In the United Kingdom, the album was belatedly released in latereaching number It was recognized as one of the greatest songs ever released by the Beach Boys. The majority of the album's recording commenced in the first week ofthree months after the release of Surfin' Safari. Like the group's debut album, production was credited ostensibly to Capitol's representative for Artists and Repertoire, Nick Venetalthough bandleader Brian Wilson was heavily involved in the album's composition.
The album marks the beginning of his practice to doubletrack vocals, resulting in a fuller sound. InBrian Wilson reflected on Surfin' U. This album showcased our voices. We were just kids, but we were serious about our craft. The point being Runner - Turning Torso - Walker (File, Album) when you are given the chance, you do your best.
I think that I was a good coach for the boys. The boys picked up. We had a good understanding between us and I was their leader. We got it done relatively fast in the studio. On this album, we had gotten into a fast pace: almost athletic in Where The Party At - Various - Jamaïcan Savage. It was the big time for us.
Production-wise, this album was an early Brian Wilson production. Intended for the front cover of Severson's Surfer magazine, the original negative was damaged during the color separation process and could not appear in print. When Capitol Records requested a suitable photograph for the new Beach Boys album Severson fixed the damaged image and sold it to them. In a retrospective review, Richie Unterberger wrote: "The album as a whole is the best they would make, prior to the late '60s, as a band that played most of their instruments, rather than as a vehicle for Brian Wilson's ideas.
The LP was a huge hit, vital to launching surf music as a national craze, and one of the few truly strong records to be recorded by a self-contained American rock band prior to the British Invasion. If Surfin' U.
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