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  1. Saturday night was for Beach Boy BrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 13 | Spokane 7

    ... ped and moved to the music that filled the room with such energy and joy. It made me, and this is a Brian Wilson pun, "Smile." I'd suggest you buy some. Wilson won't be around forever, and the chance to celebrate him may soon be merely a memory.


  2. Read excerpts from Brian Wilson's memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 7 | NME

    ... the book, takes place at a 2004 concert set in London's Royal Festival Hall where Wilson played the Beach Boys album 'Smile' for the first time. He writes about his fear before going onstage and how nervous he was premiering the complicated, ...


  3. Brian Wilson Is Coming to Play a oePet Soundsa for the Final Time. Here...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 5 | Willamette Week

    ... lyrics. He wasn't wrong about the absurdity of "Cabinessence" or about Brian Wilson going off the rails on Smile . Love's uncle Murry Wilson fucked over everyone in the band by selling their publishing rights for pennies on the dollar-it wasn't just ...


  4. Waiting for the Day: Brian Wilson and Pet SoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 5 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... of genius followed, such as the tremendous "Good Vibrations" single, but Wilson's follow-up, the supposed magnum opus Smile , was ultimately abandoned as Wilson collapsed under the pressure. Significantly, Pet Sounds ' breakthroughs were too ...


  5. Brian Wilsona s latest tour may be your last chance to hear his masterpiece liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Metro Times

    ... one in which he's resolved old issues while looking ahead to new projects. In 2011, he completed the long-abandoned Smile album using the original recordings. In 2012, he briefly reunited with the surviving Beach Boys for the critically acclaimed ...


  6. Brian Wilson No Longer Goes to the BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Broward-Palm Beach

    ... 74-year-old has been making up for lost time in the 21st century. In 2004, he finally released the classic lost album Smile. "When we premiered the record in London, it was unbelievable. People were laughing and crying." Wilson also has been ...


  7. Sep 16Brian Wilson presents Pet SoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    ... date, including his acclaimed 2004 completion of an album he first began recording in the '60s, Brian Wilson Presentsa SMiLE. The album earned Wilson his first GRAMMYA for a recording, which was followed by his second GRAMMYA win for producing The ...


  8. Grizzly Bear's 'Yellow House' Is Still Worth Spending Time InRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | The New York Observer

    ... more expansive with future albums. Brian Wilson never really got to realize his ambitious sonic arrangements from Smile! until years later, but Yellow House showed Grizzly Bear capturing their own distinct take on that sense of orchestrated ...


  9. In TownBeach Boys' Brian Wilson Comes to Sarasota on Sept. 11 in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Sarasota Magazine

    ... and do it all together. Q: You've released big boxed sets with all the songs recorded during the Pet Sounds and Smile sessions. Do you have much more unreleased material that might come out one day? A: In 1978 I recorded an album. I can't remember ...


  10. Brian Wilson - New York State Fair, New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 |

    ... Pet Sounds, 1966) Pet Sounds (from Pet Sounds, 1966) Caroline No (from Pet Sounds, 1966) Good Vibrations (from Smiley Smile, 1967) Help Me Ronda (from Summer Days and Summer Nights, 1965) Barbara Ann (single, 1965) Surfin' USA (from Surfin' USA, ...


  11. 45 Years Ago: The Beach Boys Try to Pull It Together for 'Surf's Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... into play with Surf's Up : The title track, which closes the album, had originally been recorded for the long-shelved Smile project, and made the track listing after Rieley convinced Wilson it needed to see release. While looking back, he tried to ...


  12. Brian Wilson brings final Pet Sounds tour to AshevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    ... more in tune with it." Pop-music historian and Beach Boys scholar Domenic Priore , author of Look! Listen! Vibrate! Smile! , points out the influence Pet Sounds would extend both overseas and at home. "In England, Pet Sounds got accolades from the ...


  13. Record Review: Honey Bucket, Magical WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... an undeniable gift for sneaky melodies, like the singsong first single "Devo Hat," the roller-coaster melancholy of "Smile Pt. II," and closing track "Comet Tails," a relentless earworm whose main theme consists of just four notes. Therein lies the ...


  14. Brian Wilson, Mike Love, and the Psychodrama Behind the Beach Boys' Sun-StreakeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    ... inspirational prod for the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper , and followed the folly of the shambling, cuckoo's-nest production of Smile, whose incompletion and submergence would provide pop history with one of its greatest continuing what-ifs. It may be ...


  15. The Descendents return to form with new LPRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2016 | Daily Texan

    ... most center on Stevenson's battle with severe health issues during the band's most recent hiatus. The invigorating "Smile" is easily a highlight, conveying a wholehearted message about the importance of staying positive during tough times. "Beyond ...


  16. South Bay punk pioneers The Descendents still have great chemistry togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... whole story. “Hypercaffium” also contains several melodic gems. “Without Love,” “Smile” and “Comeback Kid” all have enthralling melodies, catchy choruses and airtight production. Seldom will ...


  17. Nerd's Eye View: Wilson fuses nostalgia, emotion with 'Pet Sounds' showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 |

    ... the very first one ever. And that gateway led to other Beach Boys discoveries, like 1967's follow-up album, "Smiley Smile" (which featured "Heroes and Villains" as well as "Good Vibrations" - both of which were performed live on Friday evening). The ...


  18. Simon Sweetman: Music biopics usually get it wrong, but here's one that doesn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 |

    ... mental health. The struggle. So we started with the very talented Paul Dano playing the young Brian in the Pet Sounds/SMiLE era. He looked and sounded like Wilson. When the film cuts to the 1980s the casting of Cusack proved perfect also - in a ...


  19. Another chance to dig into the pop perfection of Velvet CrushRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    ... opinion I share (its title borrows from Brian Wilson's description of the mythical unreleased Beach Boys album Smile ). The record was produced with Mitch Easter, a key architect of the era's jangly guitar-pop sound who'd worked on several early ...


  20. Preston Frazier's Mid-Year Best of 2016: Steve Porcaro, Ben Craven, Cyndi Lauper, Monkey HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... is R&B without gimmicks, just the formula of great songs, strong playing and remarkable singing. Check out the song "Smile" and become a believer. DORI FREEMAN - DORI FREEMAN (COUNTRY): I bought Dori Freeman because Teddy Thompson expertly produced ...