The Beach Boys enormous Grammy-winning Smile Sessions box is available for a superb price on Amazon Germany, if you’re quick.
This massive nine-disc set (5CDs, 2LPs and 2x 7″ singles) also comes with a 60-page book and is normally £100+. At the time of writing this wonderful set is about £55 (or €68) an amazing price for what you get. Don’t know how many they have before the price will go back up, so if you’re interested then don’t hang around….
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What’s in the box:
- 5 CDs / 2LPs / 2 7″ singles
- Three-dimensional shadow box lid featuring the original artwork of Frank Holmes.
- 60 page case bound book features liner notes by: Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, Frank Holmes, Peter Reum, Tom Nolan, Domenic Priore
- Frank Holmes drawings
- Producer’s Notes
- More than 60 previously unreleased photos
- 6 panel folder holding 5 CDs and singles. Features photos of original session tape boxes.
- 7″ vinyl singles “Heroes and Villains” in sleeve art, “Vega-Tables” in sleeve art
- Gatefold 2 LPs
- Features full tracklisting of proposed unfinished album + Stereo mixes and session highlights (not available on CDs)
- 12″ x 12″ booklet created for original release features:
- Photos by Guy Webster
- Drawings by Frank Holmes
- 24″ x 36″ poster of Frank Holmes cover art