The Beach Boys: Disney+ Documentary Announced

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Good Vibrations: A Beach Boys Disney+ Adventure

This May, prepare to soak up the sun with the melodies of one of pop’s quintessential bands as The Beach Boys documentary surfs onto Disney+. Spearheaded by the dynamic duo of directors Frank Marshall and Thom Zimny, this film will offer an unparalleled glimpse into the journey of the group that became the anthem of an era.

Crafting Waves: The Directors’ Vision

In the director’s chair, we have Frank Marshall, a household name in Hollywood, teaming up with Thom Zimny, celebrated for his work on Springsteen on Broadway. Their combined efforts aim to chart the Beach Boys’ rise from surf music icons to pop music legends. Expect a narrative rich with the group’s evolution, backed by fresh interviews with the geniuses behind the hits.

Conversations Across Time: The Interviews

It’s not just a look back at glory days but a bridge to the present, featuring dialogues with music luminaries influenced by The Beach Boys. Figures like Brian Wilson, Mike Love, and Al Jardine will share the spotlight with Lindsey Buckingham and Janelle Monáe, among others, revealing the timeless impact of their harmonies. Insights from Ryan Tedder, Don Was, David Marks, and Bruce Johnston add depth to this compelling narrative.

A Collection of Gems: From Soundtracks to Vinyls

Circle May 24 on your calendars, not only for the documentary’s debut but also for the launch of an official soundtrack from Capitol/UMe. But there’s more for music aficionados: a special reissue of the 1964 hit album Shut Down, Vol. 2 on March 29, and the release of The Beach Boys by the Beach Boys book on April 2, offering fans an in-depth look at the band’s rich history. Learn more about the book or pre-order below:

As we count down to May 24, get ready for a journey back to the golden age of pop. This documentary isn’t just a viewing experience; it’s an immersive celebration of The Beach Boys’ enduring influence on music and culture. Let the harmonies guide you through a story of creativity, evolution, and lasting impact that transcends generations.

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