Contest is now closed! Please be sure to check pick up SMiLE on compact disc or vinyl!
Coinciding with the official release of their long lost SMiLE album this month, The Beach Boys have started up a web series entitled, “Starting a SMiLE”, to discuss the legendary SMiLE Sessions. We are sharing the first of the clips below, but for the rest, please check out the official Beach Boys YouTube page.
We know you’ve been looking forward to the album so be sure to pick up The SMiLE Sessions in a variety of formats. Your options to pick up the Never-Before-Released Original 1966-‘67 Album Sessions include:
* Find SMiLE on iTunes now
* Obtain the 2 CD set of SMiLE from Amazon
* Pick up the gorgeous gatefold 2 LP SMiLE at Amazon
* Shell out for The Smile Sessions Box Set with 5 CDs, 2 LPs, a 60-page book and more at Amazon
* Browse the special packages available exclusively at TheBeachBoys.com
To help celebrate the long awaited album, PopMatters would like to give away a SMiLE 2CD Set and SMiLE shirt to one lucky winner!
HOW TO ENTER: Please email [email protected] with the subject “SMiLE” and your name and mailing address in the body. You also will have the opportunity to DOUBLE your chance of winning by visiting PopMatters Facebook page, locating the post for this contest (with matching date / please utilize the link) and then “liking” the post AND posting a comment to it (why dont you tell us what makes YOU smile!). You must have an email entry to also enter via Facebook.
Contest ends November 16, 2011. Open to US residents aged 18 years or older. One entry per household. Additional entries (beyond one each) via email or Facebook will result in your disqualification. PopMatters contributors are not eligible. Winner(s) will be randomly drawn from all eligible entries. Address is required in order to send prize to winner(s). Information will never be sold or used for any commercial purposes.
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