The Beach Boys have released the title of and samples from their upcoming single, “That’s Why God Made the Radio,” as well as a mini-documentary posted on YouTube.
- For Mike Love, the song embodies their history. He says, “Music’s been a blessing to us. Radio’s been a vehicle to be able to express that kind of gratitude and thank-you in terms of a pop song.”
- Brian Wilson adds, “Radio was my whole education. Chuck Berry, Rosemary Clooney, The Four Freshmen, Phil Spector.”
- Al Jardine says, “It’s nice to be able to reunite and know exactly where you belong in the structure. It’s just like riding a bike — pick it up and go!”
- Bruce Johnston says the sound and style of “That’s Why God Made the Radio” are just what their fans expect. “All our recognizable voices are popping out of a real great song with cool lyrics.”
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