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Even though Brian's piano style is more focused on banging chords, he has stated in an interview that he is the only one who plays piano on the entire album, with piano overdubs also performed by him. With the exception of "Love And Mercy", all the songs are originally co-written by Brian for Music/TheBeachBoys, featuring some classic songs such as "God Only Knows" as well as deep cuts like "Mt Vernon Farewell" (originally named "Mt Vernon Fairway" on the album ''{{Music/Holland}}'').

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Even though Brian's piano style is more focused on banging chords, he has stated in an interview that he is the only one who plays piano on the entire album, with piano overdubs also performed by him. With the exception of "Love And Mercy", all the songs are originally co-written by Brian for Music/TheBeachBoys, featuring some classic songs such as "God Only Knows" as well as deep cuts like "Mt Vernon Farewell" (originally named "Mt Vernon Fairway" on the album ''{{Music/Holland}}'').
''Music/{{Holland|1973}}'').



# "[[{{Music/Holland}} Mt Vernon Farewell]]" (1:14)

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''At My Piano'' is an instrumental CoverAlbum by American songwriter Music/BrianWilson. Like its title suggests, all the songs are played on piano and piano only.

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''At My Piano'' is an instrumental CoverAlbum by American songwriter Music/BrianWilson. Like its title suggests, all the songs are played on piano and piano only.
only. It was released in 2021 through Decca records.

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* CoverAlbum: All songs are co-written by Brian but were originally released as Beach Boys songs while "Love And Mercy" was originally a song Brian released in 1988 for his debut album.


* {{Dedication}}: The album is dedicated to Don Randi, a pianist of the Wrecking Crew who has played on [[Music/TheBeachBoys Beach Boys]] songs such as "[[Music/SmileySmile Good Vibrations]]" and "[[Music/Pet Sounds God OnlyKnows]]".

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* {{Dedication}}: The album is dedicated to Don Randi, a pianist of the Wrecking Crew who has played on [[Music/TheBeachBoys Beach Boys]] songs such as "[[Music/SmileySmile Good Vibrations]]" and "[[Music/Pet Sounds "[[Music/PetSounds God OnlyKnows]]".Only Knows]]".


* {{Dedication}}: The album is dedicated to Don Randi, a pianist of the Wrecking Crew who has played on [[Music/TheBeachBoys Beach Boys]] songs such as "[[Music/SmileySmile Good Vibrations]]" and "[[Music/Pet Sounds God Only Knows]]".

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* {{Dedication}}: The album is dedicated to Don Randi, a pianist of the Wrecking Crew who has played on [[Music/TheBeachBoys Beach Boys]] songs such as "[[Music/SmileySmile Good Vibrations]]" and "[[Music/Pet Sounds God Only Knows]]".OnlyKnows]]".


* {{Dedication}}: The album is dedicated to Don Randi, a pianist of the Wrecking Crew who has played on [[Music/TheBeachBoys Beach Boys]] songs such as "[[Music/SmileySmile Good Vibrations]]" and "[[Music/Pet Sounds God Only Knows".

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* {{Dedication}}: The album is dedicated to Don Randi, a pianist of the Wrecking Crew who has played on [[Music/TheBeachBoys Beach Boys]] songs such as "[[Music/SmileySmile Good Vibrations]]" and "[[Music/Pet Sounds God Only Knows".Knows]]".

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* {{Dedication}}: The album is dedicated to Don Randi, a pianist of the Wrecking Crew who has played on [[Music/TheBeachBoys Beach Boys]] songs such as "[[Music/SmileySmile Good Vibrations]]" and "[[Music/Pet Sounds God Only Knows".

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''At My Piano'' is an instrumental CoverAlbum by American songwriter Music/BrianWilson. Like its title suggests, all the songs are played on piano and piano only.

Even though Brian's piano style is more focused on banging chords, he has stated in an interview that he is the only one who plays piano on the entire album, with piano overdubs also performed by him. With the exception of "Love And Mercy", all the songs are originally co-written by Brian for Music/TheBeachBoys, featuring some classic songs such as "God Only Knows" as well as deep cuts like "Mt Vernon Farewell" (originally named "Mt Vernon Fairway" on the album ''{{Music/Holland}}'').

!!Tracklist:

# "[[Music/PetSounds God Only Knows]]" (3:49)
# "[[Music/SurferGirl In My Room]]" (3:07)
# "[[Music/ShutDownVolume2 Don't Worry Baby]]" (3:39)
# "[[Music/SummerDaysAndSummerNights California Girls]]" (3:16)
# "[[Music/ShutDownVolume2 The Warmth Of The Sun]]" (3:27)
# "[[Music/PetSounds Wouldn't It Be Nice]]" (2:57)
# "[[Music/PetSounds You Still Believe In Me]]" (2:33)
# "[[Music/PetSounds I Just Wasn't Made For These Times]]" (3:49)
# "[[Music/SMiLE Sketches Of Smile]]" (3:39)
# "[[Music/SurfsUp Surfs Up]]" (4:06)
# "[[{{Music/Friends}} Friends]]" (3:19)
# "[[Music/SurfsUp Till I Die]]" (2:14)
# "[[Music/BrianWilson1988 Love And Mercy]]" (2:43)
# "[[{{Music/Holland}} Mt Vernon Farewell]]" (1:14)
# "[[Music/SmileySmile Good Vibrations]]" (4:16)

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!! ''At my tropes'':

* AdaptationTitleChange: "Mt Vernon Farewell" is a cover of "Mt Vernon Fairway". When asked about why Brian changed the song's name, he replied that Music/MikeLove used to live in Mt Vernon and that this cover is a "goodbye to a cool memory".
* CallForward: "Sketches Of Smile" plays a section of "Surfs Up", the next song on the tracklist.
* CoverVersion: Putting aside "Love And Mercy" which is a song from Brian Wilson's [[Music/BrianWilson1988 self-titled debut album]], all tracks are originally by The Beach Boys and co-written by Brian. Most of them come from ''Music/PetSounds'' and the ''Music/SMiLE'' sessions.
* CoversAlwaysLie: Zigzagged, with the CD cover not showing Brian at a piano while the cover art of the LP release does.
* FaceOnTheCover: The CD release shows an old Brian Wilson while the LP release shows a younger Brian sitting in front of a piano.
* GenreShift: Due to the solo piano rendition, some songs are stripped of their {{Pop}} {{Rock}} / BaroquePop roots and sound more like Easy Listening with an intimate approach.
* {{Instrumentals}}: The entire album is played on the piano only with no vocals whatsoever.
* LocationSong: "California Girls" and "Mt Vernon Farewell".
* LonelyPianoPiece: Subverted with the fact that the entire album only consists of piano tracks yet all include piano overdubs.
* {{Medley}}: "Sketches of Smile" is a medley comprised of "Our Prayer", "Heroes And Villains", "Wonderful" and "Surf's Up", all of them originating from the recording of ''Music/SMiLE''.
* MinimalistCast: Brian is the only performer on the album.
* MinisculeRocking: "Mt Vernon Farewell" only lasts a minute and 14 seconds.
* OneWordTitle: "Friends".
* SpecialThanks: Brian thanks his mom and dad for introducing him to the piano, an instrument he learned as a self-taught since the age of 12.

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