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"Tears in the Morning"
Single by The Beach Boys
from the album Sunflower
B-side "It's About Time"
Released November 1970 (1970-11)
Format 7" vinyl
Recorded November 18, 1969, and January 26 & 28, 1970
Genre Sunshine Pop
Length 4:07
Label Brother/Reprise
Writer(s) Bruce Johnston
Producer The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys singles chronology
"Slip on Through"
"Tears in the Morning"
"Cool, Cool Water"
Sunflower track listing

Side one

  1. "Slip on Through"
  2. "This Whole World"
  3. "Add Some Music to Your Day"
  4. "Got to Know the Woman"
  5. "Deirdre"
  6. "It's About Time"

Side two

  1. "Tears in the Morning"
  2. "All I Wanna Do"
  3. "Forever"
  4. "Our Sweet Love"
  5. "At My Window"
  6. "Cool, Cool Water"

"Tears in the Morning" is a song written by Bruce Johnston for the American pop band The Beach Boys. It was released on their 1970 album Sunflower. It was also released as a single, with the B-side of the single being "It's About Time". The single never charted in the U.S. or in the U.K., but reached the top 10 in the Netherlands.


Personnel (incomplete)

Chart performance

Chart (1971) Peak
Dutch GfK chart[1] 4
Dutch Top 40[2] 6

Cover versions

Norwegian stoner rock band Thulsa Doom recorded a cover version of this song in 2005 for their album Keyboard, Oh Lord! Why Don't We?.


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