Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Elton John Guest On Brian Wilson Album

Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John and Eric Clapton are among the guests on the new album by Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys). The album, Getting In Over My Head, is due for release on June 21 2004. Rolling Stone reports the album also features a duet with Wilson’s brother and fellow Beach Boy, Carl, who died from cancer in 1998. Wilson added his vocals to Carl’s vocals on the track, “Soul Searchin'”.

Other tracks include “City Blues”, “The Waltz”, “Desert Drive”, “A Friend Like You” and “How Can We Still Be Dancin'”.
The album also sees Wilson reunited with lyricist Van Dyke Parks who contributed to many of the Beach Boys’ 1960s classics.

Wilson will debut songs from the album on his UK tour which begins with an appearance at the Eden Project, St. Austell, on July 16 2004 and includes concerts at the Apollo Theatre, Oxford, (17), Guildhall, Portsmouth, (19), Regent Theatre, Ipswich, (20), Apollo Theatre, Manchester, (22), and four dates at London’s Royal Festival Hall on July 24, 25, 27 and 28.

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