‘Brian Wilson And Friends’ CD, DVD, Blu-ray revealed

Music legend Brian Wilson and BMG, in collaboration with the groundbreaking and critically-acclaimed PBS television series Soundstage, have announced the release of Brian Wilson and Friends, a new live CD/DVD set and Blu-ray edition available in stores and online July 29th. Filmed live at the Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas on December 12, 2014, the 19 track CD and 26 track DVD/Blu-ray editions feature many of the top hits and fan favorites spanning Wilson’s 54-year career with The Beach Boys and as a solo artist.

Brian Wilson & Friends originally aired on PBS nationwide throughout 2015. Initially offered exclusively in DVD and Blu-ray configurations as a premium gift incentive for viewers contributing donations during the network’s annual pledge drive, the new Brian Wilson & Friends release marks the first time that a companion CD is being offered, along with bonus material not included during the public television airings including bonus tracks, behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with guest artists.

The concert recording features Wilson – co-founder of the iconic band The Beach Boys – performing alongside his legendary touring band with longtime bandmate Al Jardine, former Beach Boys sidemen Blondie Chaplin and Ricky Fataar, with special guest appearances from Grammy award-winners Nate Ruess of Fun., country artist Kacey Musgraves, and acclaimed trumpet player/composer Mark Isham; Sebu Simonian of the multi-platinum, chart-topping indie pop-duo Capital Cities; and Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward of indie duo She & Him.

Brian Wilson & Friends contains many of the classic songs he is known for with “California Girls,” “Help Me Rhonda,” “Good Vibrations,” and many more making the set list. The release of Brian Wilson and Friends coincides with his Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour, a celebration and final performance of the acclaimed album in its entirety. In addition, De Capo Press recently announced they will publish his autobiography I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir on October 11th.

Blu-ray | DVD

1. Our Prayer
2. Heroes and Villains
3. Sloop John B
4. Dance, Dance, Dance
5. Good Vibrations
6. This Beautiful Day
7. Runaway Dancer (feat. Sebu Simonian of Capital Cities)
8. Don’t Worry Baby (feat. Sebu Simonian of Capital Cities)
9. Marcella
10. Wild Honey (feat. Blondie Chaplin and Ricky Fataar)
11. Sail On Sailor (feat. Blondie Chaplin and Ricky Fataar)
12. Sail Away (feat. Blondie Chaplin and Ricky Fataar)
13. Half Moon Bay (feat. Mark Isham)
14. Don’t Talk (feat. Mark Isham)
15. Saturday Night (feat. Nate Ruess of Fun.)
16. Hold On Dear Brother (feat. Blondie Chaplin, Ricky Fataar, and Nate Ruess of Fun.)
17. Darlin’ (feat. Nate Ruess of Fun.)
18. On The Island (feat. Zooey Deschanel)
19. God Only Knows
20. The Right Time (feat. Al Jardine)
21. Wouldn’t It Be Nice (feat. Al Jardine)
22. Help Me Rhonda (feat. Al Jardine)
23. All Summer Long
24. Fun, Fun, Fun
25. Pacific Coast Highway (Bonus Track)
26. Summer’s Gone (Bonus Track)

CD

1. Our Prayer
2. Heroes and Villains
3. Sloop John B
4. Dance, Dance, Dance
5. Good Vibrations
6. This Beautiful Day
7. Marcella
8. Wild Honey (feat. Blondie Chaplin and Ricky Fataar)
9. Sail On Sailor (feat. Blondie Chaplin and Ricky Fataar)
10. Sail Away (feat. Blondie Chaplin, Al Jardine, Ricky Fataar)
11. Half Moon Bay (feat. Mark Isham)
12. Don’t Talk (feat. Mark Isham)
13. The Right Time (feat. Al Jardine)
14. Wouldn’t It Be Nice (feat. Al Jardine)
15. Help Me Rhonda (feat. Al Jardine)
16. Fun, Fun, Fun
17. California Girls
18. California Saga
19. All Summer Long

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