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The Beach Boys Announce Expansive ‘Sail On Sailor – 1972’ Box Set

The Beach Boys have announced that Sail On Sailor – 1972, a new expansive multi-disc and digital box set, will be released on November 18 via Capitol Records/UMe.

The latest chapter in the Beach Boys’ archival series documents and dives deep into their transformative and fruitful 1972 era.

Produced by Mark Linett and Alan Boyd, the comprehensive 6CD Super Deluxe Edition features newly remastered versions of Carl and the Passions – “So Tough” and Holland, plus Holland’s Mount Vernon and Fairway (A Fairytale) EP (complete with its original instructions to “please listen in the dark.”

It also boasts an unreleased live concert recorded at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall on Thanksgiving, 1972, the first-ever release of a complete Beach Boys concert from this era with the original setlist.

Sail On Sailor – 1972 includes unreleased outtakes, live recordings, radio promos, alternate versions, alternate mixes, isolated backing tracks and a cappella versions, culled from the historic album sessions. Out of the 105 tracks, 80 are previously unreleased.

The Beach Boys shared the previously unreleased performance of Carl and The Passions’ album opener, “You Need A Mess Of Help To Stand Alone,” at

In addition to the 6CD Super Deluxe Edition, Sail on Sailor – 1972 will be available as a 5LP+7-inch EP vinyl box set, which includes the entire Carnegie Hall concerts, a variety of bonus material and a reproduction of Brian Wilson‘s EP, Mount Vernon and Fairway (A Fairytale).

(Photo: Capitol/UMe)

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