::'Til I Die


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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} "’Til I Die" is a song written by Brian Wilson for The Beach Boys, released on the band's 1971 album Surf's Up and subsequently chosen as the B-side of the "Long Promised Road" single. With autobiographical lyrics about death and hopelessness, it is one of the few songs in which both the words and music were written solely by Wilson.

Biographer Jon Stebbins wrote: "''Til I Die' proves that Brian could not only write beautiful music, but that he had the ability to communicate honestly and artfully with his lyrics as well. The track is decorated with a haunting vibraphone and organ bed, which frames the strong harmony vocal arrangement perfectly."<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref>

'Til I Die sections
Intro   Composition    Recording   Personnel   Album and alternate releases    Cover versions    References   

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