Mike Love: Beach Boys ready to head out on tour
February 12th, 2012
06:57 PM ET

Mike Love: Beach Boys ready to head out on tour

The Beach Boys are back together again at the Grammy Awards for their first live performance in more than 20 years, and Mike Love told CNN that they're going to keep the good vibes going with a tour.

"It’s our 50th anniversary. Our first performance was New Year's Eve, 1961, [and] our first album came out in 1962 on Capitol Records," Love recalled. "They were kind enough to offer us a new deal, so we’re working on a new album and we’re going on tour together. Fifty years is a remarkable milestone."

The Beach Boys will be joined during their Grammys set by Foster the People, who will perform "Wouldn't it Be Nice," and Maroon 5, who will take on "Surfer Girl."

"It’s remarkable to see Foster the People and Maroon 5 doing our songs, and saying, 'I was singing this song in the car when I was five,'" Love said. "It’s fantastic. And then we do 'Good Vibrations.' [The performance], it’ll be fun, fun, fun."


Filed under: Awards Season • Grammys

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    June 4, 2012 at 8:12 am | Report abuse |
  2. M

    Welcome back gentlemen. It has been awhile and I am very excited about what you will have to say to me through your music about the times we find ourselves in now. Bravo

    February 13, 2012 at 10:51 pm | Report abuse |
  3. ?#?

    The beach boys r old. y dont they just go off to look for grave sites instead of trying to sing

    February 13, 2012 at 9:32 am | Report abuse |
  4. carrieanne

    I saw the Beach Boys 2 years before Dennis Wilson died and again after he and Carl Wilson died. Brian Wilson wasnt on tour that year either and they dont have the same sound without the Wilsons. Mike Love should let the band bow out before they implode!

    February 13, 2012 at 7:31 am | Report abuse |
  5. Art Vandolay

    Tour sponsored by Metamusal and Depends.

    February 13, 2012 at 1:02 am | Report abuse |
    • torqueflite

      Soon enough, you'll be the one about whom such jokes are made. I used to laugh about K-tel collections until my music starting showing up on them. Age claims us all.

      February 13, 2012 at 11:47 am | Report abuse |
  6. */

    Maybe they didn't give him any crack

    February 12, 2012 at 10:51 pm | Report abuse |
  7. huh?

    why was the piano player so grumpy? What did he say when he got up and left right away? I missed it...

    February 12, 2012 at 9:31 pm | Report abuse |
  8. mad rap3er

    Im still a flaming f-ag

    February 12, 2012 at 7:59 pm | Report abuse |
  9. ?

    She got good good good, good vibrations-she got got *with help from kris jenners oil*lol

    February 12, 2012 at 7:45 pm | Report abuse |

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