Brian Wilson tells us what you can expect on Saturday night
Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson has answered our questions as to what you can expect at Saturday’s Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza and more.
The music legend will be on stage along with Grammy-award winning singer Corinne Bailey-Rae and the Black Dyke Band with gates opening at 4.30pm.
Just a few tickets are available from the abbey shop or at www.glastonburyabbey.com/extravaganza.
Here he is in his own words.
Q: There are quotes from a range of music greats from both sides of the Atlantic and from different generations praising your music – whose music do you listen to and why?
- I listen to The Rolling Stones and the Beatles I like groups, I like their music and how they sound together.
Q: You’ve been called the Mozart of Rock, the Gershwin of your generation – how do you like to describe your music?
-Very harmonic and spiritual.
Q: What advice would you give to young people wanting a career in music?
be strong , don't do drugs and be a good singer and songwriter always follow your gut.
Q: What is your favourite from your back catalogue?
California Girls, Good Vibrations and In My Room.
Q: If you were holding a dinner party, who would you want to have there (they can be dead or alive) and why?
Paul McCartney and Elton John I love their singing.
Q: What can the audience at the Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza look forward to hearing?
God Only Knows, Surfer Girl, Wouldn't it be nice, and Salt Lake City.
Q: You have played Glastonbury Festival previously – what was a highlight? Did you get chance to visit Glastonbury Abbey?
The highlight was the concert but unfortunately I didn't get a chance to see the town.
Added: 2nd August 2017