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Brian Wilson Announces US Tour, Drops Demos, Rarities on New Website

“I hope you dig listening to them as much as we did making them,” Wilson said, sharing a 1995 demo of “Desert Drive”

Brian Wilson has revealed a North American fall tour, while dropping demos, rarities, and outtakes on his new website.

Following an August show in Long Beach, California, Wilson will head to Huntington, New York on October 5th, wrapping up in Waukegan, Illinois on the 23rd.

Wilson’s new site contains a timeline feature organized by decades spanning from his birth in 1942 to the present. He previewed the launch with a 1995 demo of “Desert Drive,” which appeared on 2004’s Gettin’ in Over My Head. Other demos from the era, written with Andy Paley, are also available — including the unreleased “I’m Broke.”

The Eighties features obscure demos, like “Let’s Go to Heaven in My Car” from the 1987 film Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol, while the Seventies includes demos from The Beach Boys Love You. The Sixties is divided into three separate pages, with one devoted to 1966’s Pet Sounds.

“Thanks for visiting my new website,” the homepage reads. “We decided to put up some cool demos, outtakes, and live tracks you haven’t heard before. I hope you dig listening to them as much as we did making them. Stay safe and we’ll see you on tour soon!”

Later this month, the Beach Boys will release the box set Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969–1971. The band’s surviving members have reportedly contemplated a 60th-anniversary tour, but nothing has been confirmed.

Brian Wilson Tour Dates

8/29 – Long Beach, CA @ Terrace Theater
10/05 – Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
10/06 – Port Chester, NY @ Capitol Theater
10/08 – Wallingford, CT @ Oakdale Theatre
10/09 – Lowell, MA @ Lowell Memorial Auditorium
10/10 – Rochester, NY @ Kodak Center
10/12 – Albany, NY @ Palace Theatre
10/13 – Morristown, NJ @ Mayo Performing Arts Center
10/15 – Washington, DC @ Warner Theatre
10/16 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Hard Rock Live
10/17 – Reading, PA @ Santander Performing Arts Center
10/19 – Greensburg, PA @ The Palace
10/20 – Akron, OH @ Goodyear Theater
10/22 – Nashville, IN @ Brown County Music Center
10/23 – Waukegan, IL @ Genesee Theatre

From Rolling Stone US