Brian plays a private show at the Fiesta Bowl in Tuscon AZ on the 4th, followed by two |
TLOS shows in LA and San Diego on the 28th & 29th respectively. A DVD of TLOS
is released on the 27th: however, it's not a truly live performance, being compiled from five
runthroughs before a small invited audience at the Capitol Tower. Further, Brian's vocals
are very obviously post-dubbed
Mike takes part in The David Lynch Foundation (a TM-oriented organisation) press|
conference on the 3rd.
Capitol release a new compilation, Summer Love Songs. On the7th, Brian plays at the|
15th anniversary gala of LA's Petersen Automotive Museum.
|June||Carnie's second daughter (and Brian's sixth grandchild), Luciana Bella, is born on the 12th.|
On the 2nd, Brian plays a short acoustic set at the London launch of a limited edition book|
of That Lucky Old Sun (with artwork by Sir Peter Blake), and the following day picks
up the Best International Act at the O2 Silver Clef Awards. As part of a short summer tour
of Europe, Brian then plays shows in Germany and The Netherlands 4th-9th before
headlining the Saturday night of Guilfest (Guildford, England) on the 11th. He then plays
Gateshead the following day. All the gigs are 'greatest hits' shows. Meanwhile, the touring
Beach Boys play two shows in Sweden on the 3rd & 4th.
Brian returns to Europe, playing GH shows in Tromso, Norway (28th) and Gothenburg,|
Brian plays Glasgow on the 1st, Liverpool on the 2nd, The Roundhouse in London on the|
3rd and headlines the Electric Picnic festival at Stradbally Hall in Eire on the 5th.
On the 8th, it's announced that Brian has signed a two-album deal with Disney: in addition|
to a set of covers of classic Disney tunes, he will record an album of George Gershwin
material, including two unfinished songs that he will complete: the initial sessions
commence on the 18th . On the 9th, Brian & Melinda officially adopt a 4th child, Dash
Tristan (of Chinese or Japanese ethnicity, he was placed with them on January 24th).
Brian embarks on a midwest/eastern 'greatest hits' tour on the 22nd.
Brian's tour takes in the northeast before finishing in New Jersey. On the 25th, "California|
Girls" is inducted into the Grammy Hall Of Fame (joining "Good Vibrations (1994), "In My
Room" (1999) and Pet Sounds (1998)).
Brian plays at Agoura Hills in California (3rd), Rancho Mirage (4th) and Lake Tahoe on|
the 5th. Later in the month, sessions for Wilson Sings Gershwin at Oceanway (the old
Western) studios in Los Angeles.