If you are a fan of the band, you probably want to get an order in for The Beach Boys – Good Vibrations sunburst vinyl EP.
Here’s the background. October 10th marks the 50th anniversary of the release of ‘Good Vibrations’ and to celebrate that, Capitol is releasing this 50th anniversary, limited edition, 12-inch coloured vinyl EP.
It features the original 7-inch single version, an alternate studio take, an edit of the song with elements from various sessions, an instrumental, and a live version from a Honolulu rehearsal in August 1967 that was originally intended for the lost album ‘Lei’d in Hawaii’. Also here is the single’s B-side, ‘Let’s Go Away For Awhile’ plus a pull-out insert of the single’s original Japanese cover art. All of which is housed in the original 1966 U.S. single cover art.
Full details of those tracks below and if you want one you can pre-order one now, It sells for £13.99.
1. Good Vibrations (original 45 rpm single version)
2. Good Vibrations (various sessions)
3. Good Vibrations (alternate take)
1. Good Vibrations (instrumental)
2. Good Vibrations (live concert rehearsal: August 25, 1967)
3. Let’s Go Away For Awhile (original B-side)