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The Beach Boys Join Frank Marshall and VIP Guests At Abbey Roads Studios

Mike Love and Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys were in London at the famed Abbey Road Studios where they joined Frank Marshall, the director/producer of the upcoming Disney+ documentary for a special Q&A event moderated by British journalist and author Mariella Frostrup timed to the 58th anniversary of The Beach Boys’ “Pet Sounds” album. The all-new documentary, The Beach Boys, begins streaming exclusively on Disney+ May 24, 2024.

The panelists discussed bringing their era-defining record “Pet Sounds” back to London 58 years after they previewed the record to The Beatles. Additional guests in attendance included the documentary’s producers Nigel Sinclair and Aly Parker, writer/producer Mark Monroe, and Lucasfilm president Kathy Kennedy.

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 13: Nigel Sinclair, Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, Frank Marshall, guest, Aly Parker and guest attend the UK Q+A Event for Disney+’s “The Beach Boys” at Abbey Roads Studio on May 13, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures UK)

The Beach Boys is a celebration of the legendary band that revolutionized pop music, and the iconic, harmonious sound they created that personified the California dream, captivating fans for generations and generations to come. The documentary traces the band from humble family beginnings and features never-before-seen footage and all-new interviews with The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, David Marks, Bruce Johnston, plus other luminaries in the music business, including Lindsey Buckingham, Janelle Monáe, Ryan Tedder, and Don Was. Viewers will also hear from the group’s Carl and Dennis Wilson in their own words, plus view a new interview with Blondie Chaplin and hear audio from Ricky Fataar.

The official soundtrack for The Beach Boys, featuring songs from the film, will be available to stream and download on May 24, and the group’s iconic 1964 album “Shut Down, Vol. 2” is now released on limited edition blue and white marble vinyl. Additionally, the group’s only official book, “The Beach Boys by The Beach Boys,” is now available via Genesis Publications.

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