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The Beach Boys is the 25nd studio album by the Beach Boys, released on June 10, 1985. The album's the band's first recording after the drowning death of founding member Dennis Wilson in 1983.

Track listingEdit

Eugene Landy originally recieved co-writer's credit for all compositions by Brian Wilson. This credit was omitted on later editions.

Side one
  1. "Getcha Back" (Mike Love, Terry Melcher) - 3:02
  2. "It's Gettin' Late" (Carl Wilson, Myrna Smith-Schilling, Robert White Johnson) - 3:27
  3. "Crack at Your Love" (Brian Wilson, Al Jardine) - 3:40
  4. "Maybe I Don't Know" (C. Wilson, Smith-Schilling, Steve Levine, Julian Stewart Lindsey) - 3:54
  5. "She Believes in Love Again" (Bruce Johnston) - 3:29
Side two
  1. "California Calling" (Jardine, B. Wilson) - 2:50
  2. "Passing Friend" (George O'Dowd, Roy Hay) - 5:00
  3. "I'm So Lonely" (B. Wilson) - 2:52
  4. "Where I Belong" (C. Wilson, Johnson) - 2:58
  5. "I Do Love You" (Stevie Wonder) - 4:20
  6. "It's Just a Matter of Time" (B. Wilson) - 2:23
Bonus CD track

12. "Male Ego" (B. Wilson, Love) - 2:32


The Beach Boys
Additional musicians
  • John Alder – guitars, Dobro
  • Graham Broad – drums, percussion
  • Stuart Gordon – violin, viola, cello
  • Steve Grainger – baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Roy Hay – all instruments on "Passing Friend" except saxophone and programming
  • Simon Humphrey – bass
  • Judd Lander – harmonica
  • Steve Levine – Fairlight and drum programming
  • Julian Stewart Lindsay – Kurzweil 250, PPG Wave 2.3, programming, Yamaha DX1, Oberheim OB8, string arrangement, Organ, acoustic piano, bass
  • Terry Melcher – Kurzweil 250
  • Kenneth McGregor – trombone
  • George McFarlaine – bass
  • Gary Moore – guitars, Synthaxe
  • Ian Ritchie – tenor saxophone, Lyricon
  • Dave Spence – trumpet
  • Ringo Starr – drums, timpani (all on "California Calling")
  • Stevie Wonder – drums, bass, Fender Rhodes, harmonica (all on "I Do Love You")

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