Category: Beach Boys

BRIAN WILSON, Palladium – Evening Standard, 23 May 2016

Brian Wilson emerged from a long hibernation at the start of the last decade to play Pet Sounds in full. Now the dream of an album that he wrote for The Beach Boys, the peak for a songwriting giant who crumbled soon afterwards, is 50 so he’s doing it again. The nostalgia industry around The Beach Boys remains lucrative, with… Read more →

THE BEACH BOYS, Albert Hall – Evening Standard, 28 Sept 2012

Clocking in at well over three hours with an interval, with more than 50 songs performed, it was almost impossible to think of a hit The Beach Boys missed at their 50th anniversary reunion show. Yes, the big screen images were of the low-rent kind you might find in a Korean karaoke booth; yes, Mike Love mimed actions to the… Read more →