Who Sang Wouldn't It Be Nice? The Beach Boys

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Some other versions of "Wouldn't It Be Nice"
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Michael Love, Brian Wilson, Tony Asher
release date: 1966-5-16
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Interview/Pop Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Promotional
length: 2:24
lead vocals: Mike Love and Brian Wilson
12 string guitar: Jerry Cole
accordion: Frank Marocco and Carl Fortina
background vocals: Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson, Bruce Johnston and Al Jardine
baritone saxophone: Jay Migliori
bass guitar: Lyle Ritz
electric bass guitar: Carol Kaye and Ray Pohlman
guitar: Bill Pitman
mandoguitar: Barney Kessel
percussion: Frank Capp
piano: Al De Lory and Larry Knechtel
tenor saxophone: Steve Douglas and Plas Johnson
trumpet: Roy Caton
drums (drum set): Hal Blaine
Wouldn't it be nice if we were older?
Then we wouldn't have to wait so long
And wouldn't it be nice to live together
In the kind of world where we belong

You know it's gonna make it that much better
When we can say goodnight and stay together

Wouldn't it be nice if we could wake up
In the morning when the day is new?
And after having spent the day together
Hold each other close the whole night through

Happy times together we've been spending
I wish that every kiss was never ending
Wouldn't it be nice?

Maybe if we think, and wish, and hope, and pray, it might come true
Baby, then there wouldn't be a single thing we couldn't do
We could be married
And then we'd be happy

Wouldn't it be nice?
You know it seems the more we talk about it
It only makes it worse to live without it
But let's talk about it
Wouldn't it be nice?

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Wouldn’t It Be Nice
  • 2 You Still Believe in Me
  • 3 That’s Not Me
  • 4 Don’t Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)
  • 5 I’m Waiting for the Day
  • 6 Let’s Go Away for Awhile
  • 7 Sloop John B
  • 8 God Only Knows
  • 9 I Know There’s an Answer
  • 10 Here Today
  • 11 I Just Wasn’t Made for These Times
  • 12 Pet Sounds
  • 13 Caroline, No

  • Album Information
    label: Capitol Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin