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Brian Wilson Tickets
Kids today might well wonder why Brian Wilson tickets are moving so fast. They might not understand why words like "genius" are frequently used in reference to the ex-Beach Boys frontman, but a quick listen to classics such as "Good Vibrations" or the monumental "Pet Sounds" album will dispel any doubts that Brian Wilson tickets are a passport to musical nirvana. Brian Wilson tour dates have shaken up those in the know in the Rock world; everyone wants Brian Wilson tour tickets - everyone wants to see this musical colossus perform live one more time. Now more Brian Wilson tour dates have been announced, so buy tickets and come on in - the water's lovely!
Wilson began his journey in Los Angeles, not far from the legendary beaches where the surf formed fluid turquoise walls and young people flocked to ride the waves - and experiment with the waves within their minds. Wilson was a proficient writer, and readily conjured perfect Southern Californian surf images via words and music. Brian Wilson tickets were destined for success as his reputation grew. He crafted hit song after hit song, and the Brian Wilson schedule became a succession of impressive forays into the heart of a brand new culture in order to bring back pearls of musical beauty.
The success of the Beach Boys coupled to Wilson's willingness to work with bands many would have considered rivals, led to Wilson's notorious mental implosion, an implosion that was several brilliant years in the making. During this period, he considered the Beatles his only challengers, and wrote a number one hit for fellow surf band Jan 'n' Dean. The success of "Surf City", which Jan 'n' Dean immortalized, created a rift between Wilson and his label, who were incensed that he'd pushed the competition into the spotlight at their cost. This wasn't unusual behavior for Wilson; he was already showing a blissed-out detachment, quite fitting given his extreme artistic talent. This was not appreciated by the record industry sharks prowling the talent pool gravitating to catch waves along the California coast. Brian Wilson concert tickets were worth good money, and his generous nature was severely frowned upon. The Brian Wilson schedule was sightly out of kilter with the one his handlers had planned for him, you could say!
One of the most famous plot-twists in the Brian Wilson/Beach Boys story is the incident in which Wilson, racing to finish an album ("Smiley Smile"), was treated to a private airing of a track from the next Beatles album personally by Paul McCartney. It is said that Wilson became horrified at how sophisticated the Beatles sounded (the album was "Sergeant Pepper") and he immediately abandoned his own project to begin another, more advanced work. This was to become the near-mythic "Pet Sounds", an album believed by many to be the greatest ever made.
Whatever your opinion of Brian Wilson, it is inevitable that at least a couple of his songs are among your very favorites. Wilson is a terrific live performer, and he is fully capable of demonstrating how the medium of surf music (or indeed any music) should be played live. Consequently, Brian Wilson tickets have sold well through the decades and his solo efforts are huge accomplishments in their own right. Wilson's mental problems have turned out to have been partly caused by inappropriate medication and the cruel rumors about his personal disintegration have all been put to rest. Brian Wilson tours have always drawn out respected faces in the music business, as he is an innovator. Everyone wants to buy Brian Wilson concert tickets and see this influential artist in the flesh. In many ways he embodies the spirit of the 60s; the innocence, the experimentation and the fast-paced novelty of that fast-changing decade. The idyll and chemical turbulence of the west coast certainly pushed Wilson "out there" but his version of "out there" was always somehow more tranquil and universally relative, the mark of a true great. Go out there and catch this wave-riding genius at a Brian Wilson concert! We have the complete Brian Wilson tour schedule here, so surf this page and make that date with greatness. Those good vibrations are happening again. Let's keep them happening forever...