‘God Only Knows’ Is The Best Love Song Ever

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God Only Knows by The Beach Boys

Last Friday I had a little contest asking you to tell me what the best love song ever written was. Surprisingly only one of you guessed it, a Mr. Ron Nurwisah from Toronto, who correctly guessed that the song was God Only Knows by The Beach Boys. In his own words:

“Easy… “God only knows” by the Beach Boys. It’s probably going to be the first song at my wedding.”

Easy indeed. This to me sums up everything that loves means all in 2:51. Never has there been a more impassioned plea sung in a song. The song was released in 1966 and I honestly can say, for me personally, nothing comes close to touching this song.

Congrats Ron, you’ve got a James Gulliver Hancock poster coming your way.


February 16, 2010