God Only Knows
Pet Sounds cover

"God Only Knows"

(Brian Wilson / Tony Asher)
The Beach Boys song
Album: Pet Sounds (1966)
Listen to The Beach Boys version: Youtube, SpotifyCovers: 261

Studio coversLive coversSamplesBeach Boys & solo versionMedleys"Bedroom" covers
Artist Album Year ListenNotes
Ōsama (王様)
(covered as "浜っ子伝説")
浜っ子伝説~ビーチボーイズ 日本語直訳メドレ single1996YoutubeJapanese "direct translation" medley of "Surfin' U.S.A."/"Fun, Fun, Fun"/"I Get Around"/"Surfer Girl"/"Good Vibrations"/"Little Honda"/"California Girls"/"God Only Knows"/"Wouldn't It Be Nice".
A Taste Of HoneyThe Hits Of The Beach Boys1969
AcceloraterTribute To David Bowie2011SpotifyCover of the Bowie arrangement.
Bryan AdamsTracks Of My Years2014Youtube, SpotifyPiano-based cover
AdemLazy Summer Vol 22011Youtube, SpotifyUkulele cover
AFXAshes To Ashes - A Tribute To David Bowie1998
Alvarius B.
(covered as "God Only Be Without You")
Baroque Primitiva 2011Youtube, SpotifyPsychedelic/Art rock cover
American Horror StoryBoys Keep Swinging - A Tribute To David Bowie2014Youtube, SpotifyCover of the Bowie arrangement.
AnakinWouldn't It Be Nice single2015Youtube, SpotifyAlt rock cover
Isabelle AntenaMediterranean Songs1997Youtube, SpotifyJazz vocal cover
AqualungDeep Blue2005
P.P. ArnoldKafunta1968Youtube, SpotifySoul cover.
AthleteThe Saturday Sessions - The Dermot O'Leary Show2007YoutubeAcoustic cover
Patti AustinCan't Forget The One I Love single1971YoutubeSoul/Vocal cover.
Avenged SevenfoldThe Stage2017Youtube, SpotifyOn the deluxe edition of the album. Rock cover.
Awaken A CappellaPitch-Slapped2001A cappella cover.
Pedro Aznar and David Lebon
(covered as "Solo Dios Sabe")
Vol. 12007Youtube, SpotifySpanish lyrics, live version.
Boris BühlerRites De Passage2006
Adrian BakerSummer Of Gold2013Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
The Barron-Knights
(covered as "Under New Management")
Under New Management single1967Youtube, SpotifyMedley with parody lyrics of "With A Girl Like You"/"Mama"/"Lovers Of The World Unite"/"Daydream"/"God Only Knows"/"They're Coming To Take Me Away".
John BasileUndercover2014Youtube, SpotifyGuitar instrumental
The Beach Boys Inc.Vintage Series2002
The Beach Boys And The Royal Philharmonic OrchestraThe Beach Boys With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra2018Youtube, SpotifyThe original Beach Boys recording and vocals with orchestral overdubs.
Beach Boyz Tribute BandBeach Boyz Tribute Band Live2018Live recording.
The Beachles
(covered as "God Only Knows What I'd Be Within You")
Sgt. Petsound's Lonely Hearts Club Band2006Mash up of The Beach Boys' "God Only Knows" and The Beatles' "Within You Without You".
Madeline Bell
(covered as "Beach Boys Medley")
Blessed2000Medley of "And Your Dreams Come True"/"God Only Knows"/"Wouldn't It Be Nice".
Chris BiesterfeldtUrban Mandolin2013Instrumental
Biffy ClyroMTV Unplugged: Live At Roundhouse London2018Youtube, SpotifyLive acoustic cover
Big PaulusNo Problem Music For No Problem People EP1995
The Binghamton CrosbysA Cosmic Voyage2016SpotifyA cappella cover
Meg Birch & LandaAcoustic Covers2016Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic cover
Blackpool Beach Boys And GirlPet Sounds1995Minimalist interpretation
BlakeBlake2007Youtube, SpotifyClassical/vocal cover.
Seamus BlakeEchonomics2001Youtube, SpotifyJazz instrumental
Blue MinkBlue Mink1973
BoombasticLovely 60's2014Youtube, SpotifyInstrumental
David BowieTonight1984Youtube, SpotifyVocal cover, with orchestral backing.
Michael BraviLa Vita E La Felicità2013Youtube, SpotifyPop cover
Brenda & The TabulationsDry Your Eyes1967Youtube, SpotifySoul cover.
Michael R. BristowOcean In A Box1999Solo acoustic guitar instrumental.
British Electric Foundation feat. Shingai ShoniwaMusic Of Quality And Distinction Volume 3 - Dark2013Youtube, SpotifyPop cover
Jonatha BrookeBack In The Circus2004Youtube, SpotifyPop-rock cover.
The Brown DerbiesWe Deliver2007
Michael BubléNobody But Me2016Youtube, SpotifyVocal cover. Only on deluxe versions of the album.
BullionSgt. Petsound's Lonely Hearts Club Band2006YoutubeRemix in the style of J Dilla.
Glen CampbellSouthern Nights1977Youtube, SpotifyCountry cover
CantillationBohemian Rhapsody: Choral Pop2015Youtube, SpotifyChoral cover
Captain & Tennille
(covered as "Lo Sabe Dios")
Por Amor Viviremos1975YoutubeSpanish lyrics.
Captain & TennilleLove Will Keep Us Together1975Youtube
Brandi CarlileGod Only Knows single2016
Chris CatalenaA Tribute To Pet Sounds2016YoutubeIndie cover.
Che-ValWaterproof2016Youtube, SpotifyPop cover, a cappella (and vocorder)
Ava Cherry And The AstronettesPeople From Bad Homes1995Youtube, SpotifyBlues rock cover
Tony ChristieSimply In Love2006YoutubeVocal cover.
(covered as "Pirun Kaunis Nainen")
Pirun Kaunis Nainen1992Youtube, SpotifyFinnish lyrics by Jaana Rinne.
Close Harmony FriendsEveryday2000
Holly ColeShade2003Youtube, SpotifyVocal jazz cover.
Thom CooperAcoustic Songs About Love2016Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic cover
Elvis Costello and The Brodsky QuartetThe Juliet Letters1993YoutubeThe only instruments on this cover are violins, a viola and a cello. Recorded live in 1993, released on the deluxe reissues of The Juliet Letters album in 2006.
Johnny Cowell and The Laurie Bower SingersBridge Over Troubled Waters1977
Jamie CullumLive At Blenheim Palace2004Live performance
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.Horse Power EP2010Youtube, SpotifyIndie pop cover
Tami Tappan DamianoHot Notes2004Youtube, SpotifyPiano-based cover.
Darren DayDarren Day1998
The Dear HunterSongs For Justice2013YoutubeIndie cover
Deep Shade Of BlueEins2002
The DesperatesOddities - A Tribute To David Bowie2010SpotifyCover of the Bowie version.
Neil DiamondI'm Glad You're Here With Me Tonight1977Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic cover, with orchestral ending. A live version from 1977 appears on the Stages: Performances 1970-2002 boxset.

Released as a single in the UK.
Diesel Park WestGod Only Knows single1992YoutubeAlt rock cover. Went to 57 in the UK Singles chart.
Steve DouglasReflections In A Golden Horn1969Instrumental.
Madeline Eastman + Randy PorterA Quiet Thing2012Youtube, SpotifyPiano cover
Dave EdmundsOn Guitar... Dave Edmunds: Rags & Classics2015SpotifyInstrumental with a guitar lead.
Jillian EdwardsCovers2016Youtube, SpotifyFolk cover
The Erin OrchestraLife On Mars - A Special Tribute To David Bowie2010Youtube, SpotifyCover of the David Bowie version.
Betty EverettHappy Endings1975YoutubeSoul cover, released as a single in the UK.

Appeared on the Here Today! The Songs Of Brian Wilson compilation album.
Evidence Of MercyEvidence Of Mercy1997
FairmontMint 400 Records Presents The Beach Boys Pet Sounds2013
Amanda FaithDance With My Father2011Youtube, SpotifyEasy listening cover
The FirebirdsRockestra - Live In Berlin2018YoutubeLive cover
The Flaming LipsPet Sounds Revisited2012YoutubePsychedelic pop cover.
Sam FletcherThe Look Of Love - The Sound Of Soul1967Youtube, SpotifySoul cover
Flipper's Guitar
(covered as "Dolphin Song")
Doctor Head's World Tower1991YoutubeSamples "God Only Knows" for the intro and outro.
FogThe Antidote2006Youtube, SpotifyGuitar jazz instrumental
John ForemanNo Jivin'1993Instrumental
Forty DaysEveryday2000Youtube, SpotifyPop rock cover
The Four King CousinsIntroducing...1968YoutubeVocal pop cover.
The Freshmen
(covered as "Surfin' USA Medley")
Irish Showbands; The Greatest Hits Collection2011YoutubeLive, medley of "Surfin' U.S.A." / "Swanee River" / "God Only Knows" / "Good Vibrations / "Sloop John B".
(covered as "Beach Boys Medley")
Live At The Royal Albert Hall2005Live medley of "Fun, Fun, Fun" / "I Get Around" / "Wouldn't It Be Nice" / "California Girls" / "God Only Knows".
Gals And PalsFader Bach Och Beach Boys single1967Youtube, SpotifySwedish language cover.
Charly Garcia and Pedro Aznar
(covered as "Solo Dios Sabe")
Tango 41991Youtube, SpotifySpanish lyrics.

Instrumental version is a bonus track on the album. (Spotify)
Geoff Gascoyne feat. Jamie CullumKeep It To Yourself2005Youtube, SpotifyContemporary jazz cover.
Renée GeyerDifficult Woman1994
Gidea ParkLive In Concert2013SpotifyLive recording.
Ginger MinjGinger Minj2016Youtube, SpotifyPop cover, featuring Carnie Wilson.
Anne Lise GjøstølAnne Lise Gjøstøl1975Youtube, SpotifyVocal pop cover.
GMLHoliday single1996
The Good VibrationsI Get Around1978Disco cover, featuring Luther Vandross on vocals.

Released in Australia as Back Up And Boogie by Wild Honey.
Kina Grannis & Imaginary FutureGod Only Knows single2017YoutubeAcoustic cover
Hüso & AsadiThe Wallstreet Sessions2015
Petra HadenGod Only Knows single2006YoutubeIndie pop cover
Terry HallSense1994YoutubePiano cover.
Björgvin Halldórsson
(covered as "Guð einn það veit")
Ég Syng Fyrir Þig1978Youtube, SpotifyIcelandic lyrics by Jónas Friðrik.
Eric HansenNuevo Flamenco Romancero2002Instrumental.
Justin Hayward with Mike Batt and The London Philharmonic OrchestraClassic Blue1989Youtube, SpotifyOrchestral cover.
Joey HeathertonThe Joey Heatherton Album1972Youtube, SpotifyPop cover, released as a single.
Apollonia HeckWitness The Fury Of... single1994YoutubeIndie cover.
HensonHenson1974YoutubePop cover.
The Hi-Fi'sSnakes And Hifis2008Recorded in 1966.
Jan Gunnar HoffStories2016Youtube, SpotifyPiano instrumental
Kiersten HolineCollection Of Covers2010OtherAcoustic cover
The Hollyridge StringsPlay The Beach Boys Song Book - Vol. 2 1967Youtube, SpotifyOrchestral cover arranged by Mort Garson and Perry Botkin Jr.
Home For The DefSongs I Covet
John Hunter PhillipsDiamonds On The Beach2000SpotifyStraightforward cover.
Wayne HusseyBare2008YoutubeAlt rock cover
The Impossible OrchestraGod Only Knows single2014Youtube, SpotifySupergroup whose single both launched BBC Music and raised money for BBC Children In Need. Went to number 20 in the UK charts (and strangely, number 10 in Israel). The supergroup featured Brian, as well as many other stars - for a full list see the artist page.
Al Jardine, Family & FriendsLive In Las Vegas2001Live recording. Carnie Wilson takes lead vocals.
The Jay FiveB-B-B Big Beat Bombs1967Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
Maria João & Mário LaginhaUndercovers2002Youtube, SpotifyJazz vocal cover
Elton JohnAn All Star-Tribute To Brian Wilson2001YoutubeLive recording, performed with Brian's backing band.
Louisa JohnsonThe Collection2015YoutubeLive performance from The X-Factor
Daniel JohnstonDo It Again: A Tribute To Pet Sounds2006YoutubeLo-fi cover
Jack JonesThe Full Life1977Vocal pop cover. Produced and arranged by Bruce.
(covered as "Taivas Vain Tietää")
Jormas1966YoutubeFinnish lyrics by Saukki.

Released as a single.
Laurence JuberPop Goes Guitar2008Instrumental
Kevin KaneTimmy Loved Judas Priest2001
Phil Keaggy & FriendsAcoustic Cafe2007
The King's SingersTempus Fugit1978
KingsmenLaydownloner2001YoutubeA cappella cover.
Kirsti, Ola & ErikRags & Silks2015Youtube, SpotifyContemporary jazz cover
André Kostelanetz And His OrchestraYou Light Up My Life1978
Kim KuzmaWho You Are2005Youtube, SpotifyDance cover.
The Langley Schools Music ProjectInnocence & Despair2001Youtube, Spotify60-child choir singing. Originally recorded (and released) in 1977.
Lisa LawalinNew Moon Rising1978
The Leading FiguresSound And Movement1967
John Legend & Cynthia Erivo feat. yMusicGod Only Knows single2017Youtube, SpotifyPerformance at the 2017 Grammys.
The Pete Letanka TrioAfrostocracy2005Youtube, SpotifyJazz cover
Charles Lloyd and Jason MoranHagar's Song2013Youtube, SpotifyJazz instrumental.
The London Symphony Orchestra featuring The Royal Choral SocietyClassic Rock - The Second Movement1978Youtube, SpotifyOrchestral instrumental.
London Welsh Male Voice ChoirTake Me Home/Cerwch A Fi Adre1975
Claudine LongetLet's Spend The Night Together1972Youtube, SpotifyVocal pop cover.
Darlene LoveMusicares Presents A Tribute To Brian Wilson2007Live cover.
Sarah MaclaineThe Heart Of Me2015Youtube, SpotifyVocal jazz cover
Monica ManciniI've Loved These Days2009Featured Brian Wilson on backing vocals.
The Manhattan TransferTonin'1994Youtube, SpotifyA cappella cover
MAXX Factor
(covered as "Beach Boys Medley")
The Sing-Off - Beach Boys Medley single2009Medley of "God Only Knows" / "Wouldn't It Be Nice" / "Good Vibrations".
Corinna MayWie Ein Stern1999
Matt McAndrewThe Voice - The Complete Season 7 Collection2014YoutubeTV performance.
Jane McDonaldThe Singer Of Your Song2014
Eleanor McEvoyIf You Leave...2013SpotifyPiano-based cover
Gary McFarland & Co.Does The Sun Really Shine On The Moon?1968Youtube, SpotifyJazz instrumental.
Ray McVay With His Orchestra And Singers
(covered as "Medley")
World Disco Dancin' Championship1978Disco medley of "I (Who Have Nothing)" / "Somewhere" / "Young Girl" and "God Only Knows".
Brad Mehldau10 Years Solo Live2015Youtube, SpotifyLive, 16 minute jazz interpretation. Recorded 9th June 2011.
Liz MenezesRelaxing Bossa2014Youtube, SpotifyBossa nova cover
MidroneGod Only Knows single2018Youtube, SpotifyElectronica cover
Kate MinerMaking God Smile (An Artists' Tribute To The Songs Of Beach Boy Brian Wilson)2002
The MockersThe Lonesome Death Of Electric Campfire2006Youtube, SpotifyRock (power-pop) cover, a bonus track on the album.
Matthew MollicaNet Sounds II: Do It Again
MonacoGod Only Knows single1978
MonaLisa TwinsMonaLisa Twins Play Beatles & More2014Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic cover
The Moon LoungersAcoustic Covers2011Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic cover
R. Stevie MooreThe North1978SpotifyLo-fi cover.
Sam MoranColour Of Love2010Youtube, SpotifyEasy listening duet between Moran and Emma Pask.
More House School Jazz Band13 #112010
Mandy MoreBut That Is Me1972YoutubePop cover
Chesty MorganMusik!2005Youtube, SpotifyVocal cover
Allie Moss, Hannah Winkler, Bess RogersAllie Bess & Hannah Sing EP2016Youtube, SpotifyPiano pop cover
Motel Westcoast
(covered as "The Beach Boys Medley")
Motel Westcoast2007Medley of "God Only Knows" / "Good Vibrations" / "California Girls".
Randy NapoleonThe Jukebox Crowd2012Instrumental
New EditionSunshine Saturday1976
New Symphonic OrchestraNew Symphonic Orchestra Plays The Beach Boys1999Youtube, SpotifyMuzak cover.
New York Metropolitan OrchestraNew York Metropolitan Orchestra1996
Olivia Newton-JohnIf You Love Me Let Me Know1974YoutubeVocal pop cover.
The Nolan Sisters20 Giant Hits1978Youtube, SpotifyPop cover
NybblHippocamp Ruins Pet Sounds2005OtherExperimental electronic remix of the original track.
The NylonsRun For Cover1996Youtube, SpotifyA cappella cover
Niels Noller Olsen602015
Only Men Aloud!Only Men Aloud!2008Youtube, SpotifyChoir-cover
Panda TransportSongs We Used To Hate2016Youtube, SpotifyIndie pop cover
Panucci's PizzaAll The Toppings2015YoutubeAcoustic cover
Papa Doo Run RunCalifornia Project1985YoutubeStraightforward cover.
PDF FormatContinue. Save. Retry.2010YoutubeChiptune cover
Peeni Waali
(covered as "Bonus Medley (demo/rough mix)")
The Eve of Peeni Waali2000Demo. Instrumental medley of "God Only Knows" / "Third Man Theme" / "Dérive" / "Viva La Papa Col Pomodore" / "Brave Margot" / "I've Got You Under My Skin"
Pietropaoli, Mazzariello, PaternesiThe Princess2017SpotifyJazz insturmental
John PizzarelliKnowing You2005Youtube, SpotifyJazz cover
POP ETCCovers EP2014YoutubeAcoustic cover
Catherine PorterGems For Ruby2009Youtube, SpotifyJazz-vocal cover
The Portsmouth Sinfonia20 Classic Rock Classics1979YoutubeIntentionally bad orchestral instrumental.
The QueersLater Days And Better Lays1999YoutubeHidden track. Straightforward cover.
Dalton RapattoniAmerican Idol The Farewell Season - Top 5 EP2016Youtube, SpotifyTV performance
The Real GroupNothing But The Real Group1989Youtube, SpotifyA cappella cover.
Riguelle & HautekietA Minor Thing1998
Tony Rivers And The CastawaysGod Only Knows single1966YoutubeBruce played Tony Rivers this song, and suggested he record it.
Rock4Live At The Pantheon2012Live recording
Rockabye Baby!Lullaby Renditions Of The Beach Boys2006Youtube, SpotifyInstrumental lullaby.
Kenny Rogers and The First Edition TV show1971YoutubeLive TV medley of "Fun, Fun, Fun" / "God Only Knows" / "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times" / "Caroline, No" / "Good Vibrations".
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(covered as "The Water Planet Suite")
Symphonic Sounds: Music Of The Beach Boys1998A 23 minute long orchestral medley of "Heroes And Villains"/"Help Me, Rhonda"/"Wouldn't It Be Nice/"God Only Knows"/"Surfer Girl"/"In My Room"/"The Warmth Of The Sun"/"All Summer Long"/"You Still Believe In Me"/"Caroline, No"/"Good Vibrations".

Arranged by Bob Alcivar, produced by Bruce Johnston.
The Royal Philharmonic OrchestraSymphonic Sounds: Music Of The Beach Boys1998Orchestral backing with Tammy Trent on vocals. Produced by Bruce.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(covered as "Overture")
Symphonic Sounds: Music Of The Beach Boys1998Orchestral medley of "California Girls"/"Sloop John B."/"Surfer Girl"/"God Only Knows/"In My Room/"Don't Worry Baby"/"Please Let Me Wonder"/"Friends"/"The Warmth Of The Sun"/"All Summer Long"/"California Girls"/"Good Vibrations.

Produced by Bruce Johnston. Arranged by Bob Alcivar.
Adam RudegeairThe Bowie Project2015Medley of "Kooks" / "Chilly Down" / "Valentine's Day" / "God Only Knows".
Daniel RussellLife In The Jet-Stream2013Youtube, SpotifyPop cover.
Ida SandThe Gospel Truth2011Youtube, SpotifyVocal jazz cover
Savoir FaireSpecial - From Lovers... To Strangers1982
Scary Mouse feat. Pomplamoose2021Youtube
ScatterTonesWherever You Stand2010Youtube, SpotifyVocal cover, opens with part of "Wouldn't It Be Nice".
Marilyn ScottGod Only Knows single1977Youtube
Selfish GeneThis Is Not America2016Youtube, SpotifyCover of the Bowie version.
The ShadowsSpecs Appeal1975Youtube, SpotifyGuitar instrumental.
She & HimGod Only Knows single2014Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic cover.
ShriftBackspin: A Six Degrees Ten Year Anniversary Project2007Youtube, SpotifyElectronica cover
Fred SimonFred Simon's Interpretation Of The Beach Boys2003CD BabySolo piano version
SkycycleOnes And Zeros1999YoutubeAlt rock cover
Felix Slováček The Velvet Sound Of Felix Slováček1982SpotifyEasy listening instrumental
Jordan Smith & Adam LevineThe Voice - The Complete Season 9 Collection2015YoutubeTV performance.
Sounds OrchestralHits Orchestral1966Instrumental cover.
Luciana SouzaThe New Bossa Nova2007SpotifyBossa nova cover
Joss StoneMind, Body & Soul2005Youtube, SpotifyAppeared on special editions of the album. Soul-vocal cover.
The Surf City AllstarsAcoustic Vibrations2009Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic cover. Backing vocals and vocal arrangement by Al Jardine.
Surf City SoundsSurf City Sounds1981
The SurfbreakersBeach Boys Salute1981
The SurfersHits That Made The Beach Boys1971Also appears on 1974's Sounds Like The Beach Boys.
Svetlana And The Delancey FiveNight At The Speakeasy2016Youtube, SpotifyJazz cover.
Swingle II
(covered as "Beach Boys Medley")
No Time To Talk1979Medley of "God Only Knows", "Disney Girls" and "Good Vibrations".
The Swingle SingersFerris Wheels2009SpotifyVocal cover
Pete SymondsThe Neil Diamond Sound1979
Julienne TaylorMusic Garden2003Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic cover
Trygve Thue
(covered as "Gudene Vet")
Jeg - En Beach Boy1994Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover, Norwegian lyrics by Gustav Lorentzen.
Time PoolsBeach Boys Gone Country2007Youtube, SpotifyInstrumental country cover.
Christine TobinChristine Tobin's Romance And Revolution2004Youtube, SpotifyEasy listening cover.
Trio RococoFriends1996Instrumental.
Jacob TurnbloomJacob Turnbloom's Death Tape2012
Dale TurnerInterpretations2004Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic arrangement
Judie TzukeLeft Hand Talking1991YoutubePop cover. Released as a single the year before.
UnknownHomage To The Beach Boys
Gary UsherAdd Some Music To Your Day (A 1970 Symphonic Tribute To Brian Wilson)2001YoutubeInstrumental arrangement, recorded in 1970.
Vitamin String QuartetThe String Quartet Tribute To The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds2005Youtube, SpotifyClassical instrumental
Karsten Vogel & Niels ThyboGod Only Knows1997Youtube, SpotifyJazz instrumental
The VoguesSing The Good Old Songs And Other Hits1970Youtube, SpotifyVocal cover. Released as a single, which went to 101 on Billboard and 21 on the US Adult Contemporary charts.
Roch VoisineCalifornia Americana III2010Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover
The Volunteered SlavesRipcord2017Youtube, SpotifyJazz-rock cover
Anne Sofie Von Otter and Elvis CostelloFor The Stars2001Youtube, SpotifyVocal cover.
Michael VossRemember Yesterday2018
Walk Off The EarthBeard Ballads, Vol. 1 EP2017Youtube, SpotifySolo piano instrumental.
Kai Warner And His OrchestraPop For Minis1966YoutubeEasy listening instrumental.
Max WernerHow Can It Be... Like This?1988
West Coast All StarsCalifornia Dreamin'1997YoutubePop cover
John WettonRock Of Faith2003
White Blue Yellow & CloudsIntroducing White Blue Yellow & Clouds2007
Will C.
(covered as "Thin Air")
Adieu Or Die2012Youtube, OtherRemix based around The First Edition's live Pet Sounds medley.
Pepe Willberg
(covered as "Taivas Vain Tietää")
Luokses Palaan Taas2006YoutubeFinnish lyrics by Jyrki Lindström.

Live version in the link.
Andy WilliamsLove, Andy1967Youtube, SpotifyVocal cover. Released as a single.
Brian WilsonNew Music From An Old Friend2007
Brian WilsonLive At The Roxy Theatre2000Live recording. Another live version features on Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds Live.
Brian Wilson feat. She & HimBrian Wilson And Friends2016On the DVD release only. A striped back version, with Zooey Deschannel on lead and Brian on backing vocals.
Brian Wilson with The CorrsParty At The Palace2002YoutubeRecorded live at the Queen's Golden Jubilee concert.
Dave Wilson QuartetThere Was Never2015Youtube, SpotifyJazz instrumental
Wilson PhillipsDedicated2012Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
Wonderland Of SoundHits Orchestral By Sounds Orchestral1976
Tatsurō YamashitaJoy - Tatsuro Yamashita Live1989Live recording.
YellowjacketsWouldn't It Be Nice (A Jazz Portrait Of Brian Wilson)1997
Yo La Tengo
(covered as "Shotgun + Medley")
Yo La Tengo Is Murdering The Classics2006YoutubeRock medley of "Shotgun" / "My Sharona" / "Mr. Apollo" / "Sonic Reducer" / "God Only Knows" / "If And When / The Summer Sun" / "Schizophrenia" / "Another Girl, Another Planet" / "Bedazzled".
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