Brian Wilson performs two new songs on ‘Kimmel’ – watch

Songwriter's upcoming new album is due for release next week

Brian Wilson stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday (April 2) to perform two tracks from his forthcoming new album ‘No Pier Pressure’.

The Beach Boys legend releases the album this Tuesday (April 7), and for his appearance on the US late night chat show, he selected to play its opening and closing tracks, ‘This Beautiful Day’ and ‘The Last Song’. Click above to watch footage from the performance.

‘No Pier Pressure’ will feature a number of guest artists, including She & Him’s Zooey Deschanel, Simonian, Kacey Musgraves and Fun’s Nate Reuss.

Last month, Wilson released a video for new song ‘The Right Time’, which features input from his fellow Beach Boys, Al Jardine and David Marks. The clip was filmed in-studio during the track’s recording and includes the song’s lyrics. Both Jardine and Marks will guest on a number of other tracks included on the upcoming album.

Wilson is due to play a series of UK live dates this September in support of ‘No Pier Pressure’, and will be joined on the tour by Edwyn Collins and America.

Brian Wilson will play:

Liverpool Echo Arena (September 18)
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (19)
London The O2 (20)
Birmingham Barclaycard Arena (22)
Nottingham Capital FM Arena (23)
Leeds First Direct Arena (25)
Manchester Arena (26)
Glasgow The SSE Hydro (27)