"You Didn't Have to Be So Nice" is the second single released by The Lovin' Spoonful, released in 1965. The song was featured on their 1966 albumDaydream. It reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 in early 1966.[1]

Brian Wilson stated the song inspired "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys[2]

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"You Didn't Have to Be So Nice"MENU   0:00 by The Lovin' Spoonful, fromDaydream, (Kama Sutra Records1966, Buddah Records 2000) format=Ogg----
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  • It was covered by Amy Grant & Kevin Costner in Costner's 1997 film, The Postman during the film's ending credits
  • It was covered and released as a single in 2014 by Nick Vernier Band
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