FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY (July 4, 2017) - Mike Love, legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, Grammy® Winner, The New York Times Best-Selling Author, and Co-Founder of The Beach Boys, has released a new studio version of the 1968 Beach Boys classic, “Do It Again,”featuring the vocals of Mark McGrath of rock band Sugar Ray and honorary Beach Boy John Stamoson drums. “Do it Again” is now streaming and available for download worldwide via BMG. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN!
Today, The Beach Boys headline a special Fourth of July concert on the West Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington DC. McGrath and Stamos will join the concert, which will be broadcast on PBS as part of the annual “A Capitol Fourth” special also featuring The Blues Brothers, The Four Tops and Sam Moore.
“'Do It Again" has been a staple of our live shows since 1969," say Love. "It evokes memories of past summers while looking forward to new beginnings. I think we capture that feeling in this recording with the multi-talented Mark McGrath, and our honorary Beach Boy, John Stamos."
Currently, Mike Love is on the Wild Honey World Tourwith The Beach Boys. The band now features lead singer Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, Scott Totten, Jeffrey Foskett, Brian Eichenberger, Tim Bonhomme, and John Cowsill. The band continues to perform over 150 sold-out shows year-round across the globe.
In 2016, The Beach Boys embarked on a 50 Years of Good Vibrations Tour, in tribute to the band’s 1966 track, “Good Vibrations,” which celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Notably, the iconic song was penned by Love en route to the recording session of “Good Vibrations.”
Additionally, Mike Love released his memoir on September 13, 2016. Love’s book, GOOD VIBRATIONS: My Life as a Beach Boy, was published by Blue Rider Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA) and a subsidiary of Bertelsmann. The memoir quickly made its way onto The New York Times Best Seller list. The paperback version of GOOD VIBRATIONS: My Life as a Beach Boy will hit shelves on September 12, 2017.