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Brian Wilson: Smile? Don't mind if I do…

Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, March 2004

It was due in January 1967. But the Beach Boys' Smile LP was shelved when its creator Brian Wilson refused to finish it. Now he has. As he heads to the UK to play it live for the first time, Wilson and lyricist Van Dyke Parks talk to Sylvie Simmons about pop's lost masterpiece.

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