Saturday, October 25, 2008

Wouldn't It Be Nice

From the Beach Boys seminal 1966 masterpiece Pet Sounds, comes this video of their top 10 hit. It's reminiscent of the Beatles' A Hard Day's Night and Help! as well as the Monkees in it's silliness, but watching it brings a feeling of wistfulness; I can't help but think that most of the original members of the band have moved on to that Big Pipeline in the Sky, and the ones remaining are forever at war with each other. Still, thanks to the miracle of modern technology, all you have to do is click on the "play" arrow below and you'll be instantly transported back to the endless summer of 1966....

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