Stevie Wonder, Pharrell & Sam Smith Cover A Beach Boys Classic (Video)
The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows” is one of the most heartfelt Pop songs of the last 50 years. So much so that Statik Selektah wove in elements in his jut-grabbing collaboration from De La Soul’s Posdnuos and UGK’s Bun B.
Stevie Wonder, a true Beach Boys contemporary who joined the Capitol Records stars (while he was at Motown/Tamla) in making some of the most feel-good music of the 1960s and early ’70s, paid homage to the classic Pet Sounds moment. Joined by Pharrell and Sam Smith, the three icons from three different eras (all relevant and active today) tore it down for the BBC:
How do you like the spin these three put on the Pop standard?