This Mid-Year Best of 2015 list also includes Death Cab for Cutie, James McMurtry, Steve Hackett, Randy Bachman, Richard Thompson and Ringo Starr.
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This is as close as we’re apparently going to get to what should have happened in 2013, after the Beach Boys’ reunion tour with Brian Wilson.
Brian Wilson says he originally envisioned his forthcoming solo album ‘No Pier Pressure’ as a Beach Boys project. Then something happened.
How much of Brian Wilson’s third-act resurgence is studio magic? We search for clues in a live take on a song from his upcoming solo album.
Brian Wilson’s collaboration with fellow Beach Boys alums Al Jardine and David Marks places ‘No Pier Pressure’ into a compelling new context.
Mini Mansions, a still-emerging LA-based trio, thought they might get the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson on their new song. What were the chances?
Brian Wilson’s take on “Wanderlust” always seemed like it would be the jewel of the forthcoming ‘Art of McCartney’ tribute album. And it is.
“We wish him all the best,” Jardine says, “but doggonit …”
With kids returning to class, it’s time to consider these two iconic songs.
As for his old bandmates, Wilson says: “They were just not as good as writers.”