The Beach Boys

My most awkward interview? Mark E Smith put his jaws around my neck

Columnist Mark Beaumont argues that cringe-worthy encounters make for the best stories

Listen to Crowded House frontman Neil Finn’s piano cover of Beach Boys’ ‘God Only Knows’

Brian Wilson has co-signed the cover, sharing it on social media

Beach Boys hint at reuniting once again for 60th anniversary tour

Mike Love has talked up the prospect in a new interview

Watch She & Him cover the Beach Boys’ ‘Darlin’

M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel recorded the rendition remotely during the lockdown

Brian Wilson urges fans to boycott Beach Boys concert at hunting event

Brian Wilson says he is "emphatically opposed" to the event

Hear Stone Temple Pilots’ 1994 cover of an obscure Beach Boys song

Stone Temple Pilots have released a cover of the Beach Boys’ deep cut ‘She Knows Me Too Well’, which they recorded in 1994. It...

The 12 greatest albums about Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles has been a hugely significant breeding ground for a diverse number of genres over the years. Many a musician has found their...

Beach Boys’ Mike Love releases new song ‘California Beach’, announces new solo LP

Beach Boys singer Mike Love has announced that he'll be releasing a new solo album next month - he's also released a new song. Read...

“I’m going to rest, recover and work with my doctors on this”: Brian Wilson postpones tour due to mental health issues

Brian Wilson has announced that he is postponing his upcoming June tour dates, admitting that he feels "mentally insecure" after a period of illness. The...