Catch a Wave Lyrics

The Beach Boys


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Michael Love, Brian Wilson
album: Track 2 in album Surfer Girl
release date: 1963-9-23
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Ballad/Rock & Roll/Surf/Vocal
length: 2:20

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The Beach Boys Surfer Girl cover art
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Catch a wave and you're sitting on top of the world
Don't be afraid to try the greatest sport around
Everybody tries it once
Those who don't just have to put it down
You paddle out turn around and raise
And baby that's all there is to the coastline craze
You gotta catch a wave and you're sittin' on top of the world

Not just a fad cause it's been going on so long
All the surfers going strong
They said it wouldn't last too long
They'll eat their words with a fork and spoon
And watch 'em they'll hit the road and all be surfin' soon
And when they catch a wave they'll be sittin' on top of the world

Catch a wave and your sittin' on top of the world
So take a lesson from a top-notch surfer boy
Every Saturday boy
But don't treat it like a toy
Just get away from the shady turf
And baby go catch some rays on the sunny surf
And when you catch a wave you'll be sittin on top of the world

Catch a wave and you'll be sittin' on top of the world
Catch a wave and you'll be sittin' on top of the world
Catch a wave and you'll be sittin' on top of the world


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Surfer Girl
  • 2 Catch a Wave
  • 3 The Surfer Moon
  • 4 South Bay Surfer
  • 5 The Rocking Surfer
  • 6 Little Deuce Coupe
  • 7 In My Room
  • 8 Hawaii
  • 9 Surfer's Rule
  • 10 Our Car Club
  • 11 Your Summer Dream
  • 12 Boogie Woodie