In ‘Pet Sounds’ they made what is often considered the greatest album of all time. They definitely made some of the greatest songs of all time.
And in chief songwriter Brian Wilson, they have a bona fide living genius; a genius that for some time was too heavy for Brian’s delicate shoulders and psyche to bear.
The ins and outs have been covered in depth many times before: father/manager Murry’s tyrannical reign over the brothers Wilson and mishandling of The Beach Boys‘ affairs; Mike Love‘s bullying; Wilson’s heavy drug use, retreat from live performances and reality; the band’s relocation to the Netherlands during the underrated 70s period; legal and financial wranglings and emerging in the 80s as an all-American nostalgia-act.
London based singer-songwriter Eugene McGuinness has unveiled his version of Lana Del Rey‘s hit single ‘Blue Jeans‘. The Tim Kelly-directed promo can be viewed below.
Johnny Depp joined The Black Keys at last night’s (June 3rd) MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles for a performance of the blues duo’s single ‘Gold On The Ceiling‘.
Sigur Ros‘ ‘Valtari‘ has beaten Public Image Ltd‘s comeback album ‘This Is PiL‘ to the number one spot on this week’s UK Record Store Album Chart.
The Maccabees will hit New York City later this month for a show at the Webster Hall as they continue promotional duties for their recent album ‘Given To The Wild‘.
The Beatles have been confirmed as the biggest selling singles act in the UK of the past six decades according to new figures released to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
U2 frontman Bono has said the band have just enjoyed their best studio sessions for thirty years as work begins on the follow-up to 2009′s ‘No Line On The Horizon‘ album.
British band Coldplay and pop superstar Rihanna have unveiled the video for the collaborative track ‘Princess Of China‘, which can be viewed via YouTube below.
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