A part of what made Wouldnt It Be Nice such a successful single off Pet Sounds

A part of what made wouldnt it be nice such a

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A part of what made “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” such a successful single off Pet Sounds was its melody. Pet Sounds is an album that alludes to themes of youth optimism vs adult cynicism, and nothing exemplifies this better than the high tones enriched with uplifting backup vocals in “Wouldn’t It Be Nice.” The infectious layers of high toned instrumentation piano, guitar, and especially accordion help to create an high-pitched harmonious melody that helps to make it a catchy single. Like its melody, “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” has a harmony that is especially worth noting thanks to the various layers of the song. The main harmony of the song is made up by vocal and the backup vocals. The backup vocals especially helps support the harmony of the song and gives the main harmonic support the track needs. While the vocals and backup vocals harmonizes with each other, the musical geniuses of this track lie in where the single deviates
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from these main melodies. The high pitched accordion along with the guitar helped to create some intriguing contrasting melodies in the song. The part of the single that goes “you know it’s
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