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Song:     Wouldn't It Be Nice (The Stereo Mix)[1997 Digital Remaster]
Artists:  The Beach Boys
Album:    The Pet Sounds Sessions (1997/1966)
URL:      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULmiYdnU3Bc
          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet_Sounds 
          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pet_Sounds_Sessions
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0spkrwl9Qk
          http://www.beachboysfanclub.com/ps-tracks.html   
Tempo:    Accelerando alternating to Adagio and back to accelerando
Tuning:   Standard


Capo 3

F#        244322 
D#m       XX1342
G#m7      464444
B         X24442       
D#m7      XX1322 
F#m       244222  
A         X02220
D         XX0232
G         320033
Em        022000
Bm        X24432
Bmaj7     X21302
Emaj7     021100 
C/G       332010         
D*        XX0232 alternating with XX0032 D3add4


INTRO:
Riff #1:(over)         DOWN UP
e||—————————17—————————14————-——| x3
B||————— 14————17——————14———14——|
G||———14————————————14——————————|
D||—————————————————————————————|
A||—————————————————————————————|
E||—————————————————————————————|
(Lead Riff #1, followed by Drums: Rimshot)

|F#   D#m  |G#m7 B |
|F#   D#m7 |F#m  A |


VERSE 1:
D                        
Wouldn't it be nice if we were older,
                      G               Em  A 
Then we wouldn't have to wait so long?
                   D
And wouldn't it be nice to live together,
               G                     Em  A 
In the kind of world where we belong?

  
VERSE 2: (Horns: Low accent)
Bm                         G
You know its gonna make it that much better,(Oooh)
Bm                            F#m       Em   A      
When we can say goodnight and sleep together. 
               D
Wouldn't it be nice if we could wake up,(Oooh-bupbup)
               G                   Em   A 
In the morning when the day is new? (Oooh-bupbup)
                 D
And after having spent the day together. (Oooh-bupbup)
                G                        Em    A
Hold each other close the whole night through,
Bm                   G
Happy times together we've been spending.
Bm                         F#m       Em  A
I wish that every kiss was neverending
                  N/C
Oh, wouldn't it be nice?


INTERLUDE 1:
(Horns: Flourish upwards and downwards )
|D-D3add4  D-D3add4|


Tempo: Change to Adagio-style
 
CHORUS:(Intro lead line over)
Bmaj7        Emaj7                               D#m7              G#m7
Maybe if, we think and wish and hope and pray it might come true? (Run, run, ooh)
Bmaj7        Emaj7                               D#m7              G#m7                          
Baby then there wouldn't be a single thing we couldn't do! (ooh, ooh, ooh)
               D#m7    
We could be married? (We could be married)
G#m7                D#m7
And then we'd be happy! (And then we'd be happy)
D                  
Oh, wouldn't it be nice? (Bah-bup, pup-pup, bah-bah-bah)(Bah-pup, pup-pup, bah-bah-bah)


INTERLUDE 2: (Keyboards: Descending riff)
|Bm D|Bm F#m|


VERSE 3:
Bm                            C/G             (Mandolin: Trills)
You know it seems the more we talk about it,
Bm                        F#m          Em   
It only makes it worse to live without it.
         F#m        Em  (Drums: Accented roll)
But lets talk about it,

Tempo: Change to Accelerando-style
               D*                   
Wouldn't it be nice? (Ooh-bah-bup)(Bah-bup-bup)


CODA:
D*                    
Good night my baby, (Ooh-ooh-ooh)(Bah-bup-bup)
D*
Sleep tight my baby. (Ooh-ooh-ooh)(Bah-bup-bup)
D*
Good night my baby, (Ooh-ooh-ooh)(Bah-bup-bup)
D*
Sleep tight my baby. (Ooh-ooh-ooh)(Bah-bup-bup)
D*
Good night my baby, (Ooh-ooh-ooh)(Bah-bup-bup)
D*
Sleep tight my baby. (Ooh-ooh-ooh)(Bah-bup-bup)


[End]


NOTES:
1.  This my alternative take on the chords, to make it a little more accessible.
2.  "Wouldn't It Be Nice" introduces the album with a sound described by Nick Kent as "limpid harps 
imitating a teenage heartstrings in a tug of love" with it followed by "growling horns ... [and] 
harmonies so complex they seemed to have more in common with a Catholic Mass than any cocktail lounge 
acappella doo-wop." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet_Sounds
3.”Well, the gist of it was that Carl [Wilson, Beach Boys guitarist and co-vocalist] and I wanted to 
bring some love to people, you know? 'Cause we figured the missing ingredient in life was love. 
So we said, "We want to create an album that has a lot of love-vibes in it, to make people feel loved.
" That's all we wanted to do. We weren't trying to prove anything musically. We just wanted to bring 
some love to people.”  http://www.avclub.com/article/brian-wilson-14013


 

            
            
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