The Beach Boys announce new album
To celebrate their 50th anniversary, The Beach Boys have re-united, planned a 50-date tour and have now announced the release of a brand-name studio album. Entitled That’s Why God Made The Radio, the album is due out on June 5 through Capitol/EMI. Album’s title track will see a single release in the end of April and you may already listen to it below.
To explain the choice of theme for the upcoming album, band frontman Brian Wilson said: “Radio was my whole education. Chuck Berry, Rosemary Clooney, The Four Freshmen, Phil Spector, Little Richard… To hear That’s Why God Made The Radio on the radio would be a thrill beyond belief, it really would”.
The full tracklisting and album artwork are yet to be revealed, but band’s according to the statement on band’s official website, it will feature following brand-new songs, as well: Think About The Days, Isn’t It Time, Spring Vacation, Private Life Of Bill And Sue, Shelter, Daybreak Over The Ocean, Beaches In Mind, Strange World, My Life Suite and Summer’s Gone.
The Beach Boys have already started their international celebration tour and are set to play in Texas tonight, April 26. Visit band’s website for complete tour schedule.