Its main focus is his voice and acoustic guitar; there's other orchestration but it's not in your face. Neil is a performer, he loves the extravagance; to hear him so reserved is a joy. 12 Songs is without a doubt the best album he'd made in over a decade. But it was just the beginning. The album he made after is even better.
Songs of Note: Delirious Love; Hell Yeah
3½ Beach Boy cameos out of 5