Because he thinks he's always right, he leaves nothing out. Love contributed much to the Beach Boys' success—but he only damages himself by detailing his perceived misfortunes while refusing to explore any real sympathy toward his bandmate of actual disability.
Good vibrations is such an intricate song that it's great to be able to hear it in this format, and try and pull apart all the gopd layers involved in its production. And more than a half-century's worth of inside information about the Beach Boys, who were all the rage until they were ancient history, has undeniable appeal, especially from a new perspective.
But Amazon really should change the description Indeed his memoir has a panoramic clarity that Wilson's lacks: if you don't know much about the Beach Boys, Love's is the better book to start with. But his hyper-confidence makes his book an unusually honest one.
Background[ edit ] In NovemberLove Lookkng that he had been working on the book and that it would be due in Much of it covers his lawsuit against Wilson for owed songwriting credits. Hirsch helped by "read[ing] every book and article that's ever been written about the Beach Boys.
It really gave context to telling about all the things that happened in my career. In the battle of the Beach Boys memoirs, it's the better read: lively, informative, thumbtacked with crazy specifics, and a decent job Loojing self-exoneration.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 January Verified Purchase I appreciate the frustration of the reviewer who gave this 1 star, but I'm grateful he did, because this instrumental versionw as exactly what I was looking for!