Today marks Brian Wilson's 80th birthday. In honour of '80 years of good vibrations,' some of the biggest names in music have been sending birthday messages in a special video that aired today.
'You inspired me all my life. To me, you're the only real pop genius in the world.' - Elton John
Authors and contributors to Genesis limited editions, such as Bob Dylan, Elton John, Graham Nash, David Crosby, Mickey Dolenz, and Chuck D have taken part, side by side with other legends such as Carole King, Al Jardine, John Fogerty, and Barry Gibb.
'Do me a favour. Please keep writing all your wonderful music. I'll be listening.' - Graham Nash
In the video, musical tributes are sung and played by Dylan, Smokey Robinson, Joe Walsh, and Fleet Foxes among others. Several non-musician friends take part too, such as actors Jeff Bridges and John Cusack, and movie director Cameron Crowe. Watch the full video below, and read on for details of a very special reader offer.
Everyone at Genesis joins Brian's friends in wishing him a very happy birthday, and all the very best for the year ahead.
GENESIS READER OFFER
In celebration of Brian Wilson's birthday and his extraordinary contribution to modern music, until the end of June subscribers can use the gift code BRIAN80 to receive a special £80 saving on Wilson's signed limited edition THAT LUCKY OLD SUN. The boxed set is inspired by the album of the same name, a musical celebration of Wilson's life in California, and includes 12 fine art prints created in collaboration with Pop Artist Sir Peter Blake. Click here to find out more.
Offer ends Thursday 30th June, subject to availability.
Terms and Conditions
The BRIAN80 Gift Code is valid on new purchases of That Lucky Old Sun
The BRIAN80 Gift Code must be entered at checkout during the offer period
The BRIAN80 Gift Code cannot be exchanged or used in combination with other Gift Codes
The BRIAN80 promotion runs until Thursday 30th June 2022, subject to availability
That Lucky Old Sun
Brian Wilson & Peter Blake
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