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This is related to my previous question, Q: Nice song, pity about the words

I have a terrible memory for the words of songs and I'm even worse when it comes to their titles. I'd really like to find this very well-known song on Youtube, if only I could remember what it is called.

Can you help me with the title?

Here's the gist of the lyrics. I'm afraid my version is only an approximation.

There's a possibility that my affections for you may fizzle out at some point. However, provided you remain astronomically covered there won't be any necessity for misgivings on that score -- I'll provide a guarantee of that.

If I remember correctly, the next line starts with a religious reference about omniscience versus ignorance. However the end of the line I never heard properly at all. It might have been dog-treat related because it sounded as though the lead singer was puzzled about how he would cope 'with a chew'?

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There are a few more words after that but I can't think of them right now.

Any help?

Hint

I've just remembered that it is quite old. It came out in the 1960s I believe. Still it has millions of plays on Youtube and was a big hit at the time. I heard a cover version on British TV only a few days ago so it hasn't been forgotten by any means.

Here's another hint

It may not be related to dogs, I can't be certain of that. However it certainly has some connection with domestic animals and the noises they make.

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The song is

God Only Knows, by The Beach Boys.

Explanation:

There's a possibility that my affections for you may fizzle out at some point.

I may not always love you

However, provided you remain astronomically covered

But long as there are stars above you

there won't be any necessity for misgivings on that score

You never need to doubt it

I'll provide a guarantee of that.

I'll make you so sure about it

The part about coping with a chew refers to

God only knows what I'd be without you

The second hint points to

Pet Sounds, the 1966 album this song is from.

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    $\begingroup$ The line is "God only knows what I'd be without you". "without you" can sound like "with a chew". $\endgroup$ – f'' Nov 2 '15 at 2:55
  • $\begingroup$ Yep, was about to edit that in :) The second hint points to the album name, though. $\endgroup$ – Gabriel G Nov 2 '15 at 2:57

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