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I'm In Great Shape/I Wanna Be Around/Workshop
Written by: Brian Wilson/Van Dyke Parks (I'm In Great Shape) Johnny Mercer/Sadie Vimmerstedt (I Wanna Be Around) Brian Wilson (Workshop)
Produced by: Brian Wilson
Recording date: April 13-17, 2004
Lead Vocal by: Brian, Darian Sahanaja, Jeff Foskett, Taylor Mills
Originally appeared on: SMiLE
Subsequently appeared on: none
The "elemental" suite opens with this composite of threee short pieces, one of Brian's health songs "I'm In Great Shape", an extract of the 50s standard "I Wanna Be Around", and the power-tools and drills of "Workshop", supposedly reconstructing the "broken heart" of "I Wanna Be Around."
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