The Beach Boys plan 'rock and roll' album for 2013

Brian Wilson says 'I'm sure by early next year we'll be ready to rock'

The Beach Boys plan 'rock and roll' album for 2013

Photo: PA

The Beach Boys have said that they hope to record another new album to follow 'That's Why God Made the Radio', which was released earlier this year.

The current line-up of Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks were speaking towards the end of their 50th anniversary tour last night (September 18) at a special evening launching a Beach Boys exhibition at The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.

At the event, after an acoustic performance of 'Surfer Girl', 'California Girls', 'Help Me, Rhonda' and 'I Get Around', Brian Wilson said – via Rolling Stone:

"I wouldn't mind getting together with Mike and the guys and making an exciting rock and roll album... I'm sure by early next year we'll be ready to rock."

When asked if any solo projects might get in the way of the band making more new music together, Al Jardine added: "The Beach Boys is the real deal. I'm not interested in that other stuff."

The band will play London's Royal Albert Hall on September 27.

The show is the first London date of the band's full European tour, which will also see them play London's Wembley Arena on September 28.

The Beach Boys formed in 1961 and enjoyed huge success throughout the following decades. Brian Wilson last performed with The Beach Boys during the making of their 1996 album 'Stars And Stripes Vol 1', and has toured as a solo artist since. Two former founding members, Dennis and Carl Wilson, died in 1983 and 1998 respectively.

Read More On This Artist

More News
Lucy Rose announces UK tour and promises to play new material
Sleaford Mods' Jason Williamson: 'Bono's such a massive cunt'
Future Islands' Samuel T Herring feared he 'was going to die' earlier this year
Madonna calls new album leak 'a form of terrorism'
New Official Chart Show host Clara Amfo is 'surprised at how nice everyone's been'
Wiley reschedules tour following unrelated shooting outside London venue
Wu-Tang's RZA: 'I used to do rap battles on the spot where Eric Garner was killed'
Pond unveil new video for track 'Sitting Up on Our Crane' - watch
The 1975 named as the hardest-working band this year with 195 shows in 29 countries
Muse update fans on new album as they record with orchestra in Milan – watch
Apple did not intentionally delete music from users' iPods, jury finds
Scott Stapp alleges that 'the heart of ISIS is in my own family' in uncovered 911 calls...
Florence & The Machine and Alt-J added to Flow Festival line-up
AC/DC sell out Wembley Stadium gig in 60 minutes
Laura Marling announces new album 'Short Movie' – hear first song now
D'Angelo team confirm release of new album was brought forward following Ferguson protests
St Vincent reveals 'Birth In Reverse' video and says she has recorded songs with Carrie...
Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars perform 'Uptown Funk' on finale of 'The Voice US'...
Kendrick Lamar premieres brand new song on 'The Colbert Report' – watch
The Decemberists share new song 'The Wrong Year' - listen
Records by Sex Pistols, Chic, Neil Young, Lou Reed added to Grammy Hall of Fame
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning sentenced to 13 years for sexual abuse

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM