I know we all got our hopes up with the news that [lastfm]Brian Wilson [/lastfm] was rejoining the [lastfm]Beach Boys[/lastfm] for a series of concerts celebrating their 50th anniversary of the group. Sadly, [lastfm]Mike Love[/lastfm] put those rumors to rest, confirming Wilson was not planning on performing with the rest of the group.
But could there be a possibility for new solo material from Wilson on the horizon?
[lastfm]Beach Boys[/lastfm] fans are being taken on an emotional roller coaster with reports of [lastfm]Brian Wilson[/lastfm] rejoining the group on stage for their 50th Anniversary concerts, only to be let down by the rumors.
Mike Love tells fans on the official band website:
“The Beach Boys continue to tour approximately 150 shows a year in multiple countries. At this time there are no plans for my cousin Brian to rejoin the tour. He has new solo projects on the horizon and I wish him love and success.”
He continues, “We have had some discussions of writing and possibly recording together, but nothing has been planned. I, as I’m sure he is, am proud and honored that The Beach Boys music has endured these 50 years, but felt the need to clarify that there are no current ‘reunion’ tour plans.”
So it’s a no go on the Brian Wilson reunion, but at least we can look forward to some new solo material in the future.