Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Pet Sounds In "Love & Mercy"

Sneak Peek footage from director Bill Pohlad's upcoming "Beach Boys" biopic "Love & Mercy" focusing on the band's founding member Brian Wilson, played by Paul Dano as the younger Wilson and John Cusack as the older, opening June 5, 2015:

"...few musical acts are as widely beloved as the 'Beach Boys'. Under the visionary leadership of singer-songwriter Brian Wilson, the California surf combo redefined the sound of American popular music in the 1960s.

"But their joyful harmonies and ingenious arrangements concealed Wilson’s private struggle with addiction and mental illness, and by the early seventies he had descended into drug-fuelled isolation.

"'Love & Mercy' is an intimate rendering of Wilson’s mercurial genius, illustrating both his musical mastery and the psychological pain it disguised..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Love & Mercy"...