Brian Wilson Honors George Gershwin
[lastfm]George Gershwin[/lastfm] and[lastfm] Brian Wilson[/lastfm] are both renowned for being two of the most iconic American songwriters; their vibrant music, whether it be [lastfm]Broadway[/lastfm] or [lastfm]Beach Boys[/lastfm], reflects specific time periods in American history with very little irony. So, it makes sense that Wilson would want to re-create via his own genius, the genius of [lastfm]George Gersh[/lastfm] win. Wilson even called the project “spiritual.”
Click more for the full track listing plus an amazing sample song from the album!
[lastfm]Brian Wilso[/lastfm]n’s reworking of [lastfm]George Gershwin[/lastfm]classics is called [lastfm]Brian Wilson[/lastfm] Reimagines Gershwin and available in August. Just in time to play during the twilight of a long indian California summer. The track listing is an extensive portrayal of Gershwin’s career:
Wilson wanted to show both how classic and how meaningful Gershwin’s music is to him:
“Along with [lastfm]Irving Berlnin[/lastfm], Gershwin basically invented the popular song, but he did something more. He had a gift for melody that nobody has ever equaled, yet his music is timeless and always accessible. This is the most spiritual project I’ve ever worked on.”
This connection is clear in [lastfm]Brian Wilson[/lastfm]’s sweet, fluid voice which is perfectly suited to [lastfm]George Gershwin[/lastfm]’s lightly yearning melodies in “The Like in I Love You:”
Fans of both Wilson and Gershwin will undoubtedly be delighted with the outcome!