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FIRST LOOK: All new documentary The Beach Boys set to captivate fans

Celebrating the legendary band that revolutionised pop music.
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A brand new music documentary titled The Beach Boys is officially on its way and is set to captivate fans with never-before-seen footage and all-new interviews.

Directed by Frank Marshall and Thom Zimny and written by Mark Monro, the documentary will explore the lives of The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, David Marks, and Bruce Johnston, and uncover how the legendary band revolutionised pop music and captivated fans both then, now, and for generations to come. 

The film will uncover their lives from the beginning… their upbringing, and family life, and will feature all-new interviews with the band, as well as other iconic names such as Lindsey Buckingham, Janelle Monáe, Ryan Tedder, and Don Was.

the beach boys pose for a photograph
Dennis passed away in 1983 and Carl in 1998. (Credit: Getty)

The Beach Boys are one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful bands of all time. The band started in Hawthorn, California in 1961 and originally consisted of the Wilson brothers Brian, Carl, and Dennis, their cousin Mike Love, and school friend Al Jardine. 

The following year Al went to college and their neighbour David Marks joined; later that year they signed with Capitol Records and released their first album, Surfin’ Safari

In 1963 Al rejoined The Beach Boys and David left. The band changed AGAIN in 1965 after Brian stopped touring so he could focus on songwriting and producing for the group and Bruce Johnston joined to replace him. 

the beach boys holding a surfboard and walking on the beach
The Beach Boys have solver over 100 million records worldwide. (Credit: Getty)

As well as the film, there will also be an official soundtrack for the film available to stream from May 24.

On top of this, their 1964 album Shut Down, Vol. 2 is being released on limited edition blue and white marble vinyl on March 29 and their only official book, The Beach Boys by The Beach Boys, will be released on April 2.

Where to watch The Beach Boys documentary in Australia

The Beach Boys music documentary will premiere on May 24 exclusively on Disney+ in Australia. Don’t have an account? You can sign up here now. 

Stream The Beach Boys on Disney Plus with a mth-to-mth no lock-in contract. Subscribe here.

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