Brian Wilson Launches New Book With Secret Acoustic Gig

The Beach Boys singer played a London members bar on Thursday

Trending Now

Brian Wilson played an intimate eight song acoustic set in London on Thursday (July 2), to mark the launch of a new collector’s book based on recent album That Lucky Old Sun.

The cloth-bound hand-numbered book of original collages by iconic artist Sir Peter Blake is published by Genesis Publications also contains reproduced handwritten sheet music and lyrics for the album track “Midnight’s Another Day.”

Brian Wilson last night played a secret gig at a London private members club to mark the release of a new book of illustrations based around his recent album That Lucky Old Sun.

Wilson, backed by three members of his touring band, performed That Lucky Old Sun album tracks as well as Beach Boys classics at the private launch at members bar 1 Alfred Place in London’s West End.

Brian Wilson’s secret gig set list was:

Roll Around Heaven
California Girls
Don’t Worry Baby
Surfin USA
Do It Again
In My Room
God Only Knows
Midnight’s Another Day
Going Home
Southern California



For more Brian Wilson news on Uncut click here.

And for more music and film news from Uncut click here

Advertisement

Latest Issue

Advertisement

Features

Revisiting the Sugarcubes debut album Life’s Too Good with Björk and Einar: “God is a bathtub!”

It is 1987 and the Sugarcubes’ extraordinary debut single, “Birthday” is galloping up the charts. As the band put the finishing touches to their breakthrough album Life’s Too Good, Melody Maker’s Chris Roberts learns the Icelandic art of creation, and inspiration from Björk, Einar and their cohorts
Advertisement