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the Royal Festival Hall.
Oh yes, got my tickets!
Who else is goin'?
got tix moons ago. looking forward to the BB songs never performed live before and other "rarities". and hopeful that the new specially- comissioned stuff isn't too dreadful.
Should be interesting. I can't see it being dreadful, will just be hard to take in all at once though.
I've seen him five times already, and it was utterly brilliant, but I'd need it to be a different schtick if I was going again- ie not petsounds or smile...shamefully
He will be presenting a four-movement piece called, That Lucky Old Son (a Narrative). The piece will consist of four 'rounds', with interspersed narrative. In addition Brian will be performing several Beach Boys songs that have never been performed live as well as some other surprises."
Brian Wilson at Glastonbury 2005 was one of the best hours of my life.
a four-movement piece interspersed with narrative?
It was predictably Greatest Hits-oriented. I wasn't complaining.
plays extra long and follows the four-movement malarky with an hour long classics set.
Apparently, one of these songs is a co-write with Burt Bacharach - "What Love Can do"...
but try trawling through
for more info and general lounge antics
Try it weithout the 'burt'.