BBC Music is delighted to share with you this extraordinary version of the Beach Boys' masterpiece, God Only Knows, to celebrate our love of music. With the piece BBC Concert Orchestra at its heart and 27 ridiculously talented musicians from a wide range of genres, this "impossible orchestra" represents the talent. Kylie Minogue / Chrissie Hynde / One Direction / Emeli Sandé / Elton John / Baaba Maal / Ethan Johns / Jools Holland / Jamie Cullum / Brian May / Tees Valley Youth Choir / BBC Concert Orchestra . Watch the full God Only Knows (BBC Music) video. And in order of appearance. Apr 25, How the Beach Boys classic God Only Knows touches souls wherever it is played .
Oct 8, Some of the most famous names in the music world have united to record a cover of Beach Boys track God Only Knows. How many do you recognise?. Oct 7, They call it the Impossible Orchestra. Elton John, One Direction, Stevie Wonder and Pharrell Williams are among more than two dozen artists who appear on a new recording of Brian Wilson's God Only Knows. Wilson also appears on the recording and in a video being used to promote BBC Music, a new. 'God Only Knows' is a very special song. An extremely spiritual song and one of the best I've ever written." Despite the musicians all performing free, the promotion has drawn some criticism in the press. Adam Sherwin wrote in The Independent: "With its message, that the BBC 'owns' the.
Oct 7, God Only Knows, even leaving aside the not-all-that-subliminal message about treasuring the BBC, is a perfectly suitable choice for this latest attempt at a genre- straddling, globe-bestriding pop phenomenon. Though never released as the A- side of a single – it appeared on the Pet Sounds album, and as. God Only Knows (BBC). By BBC Music Playlists. BBC Music and Children in Need bring you the charity single God Only Knows, a new version of the Beach Boys classic with an all-star line-up of 27 magnificent musicians. Listen to two selected tracks by every artist here. Find out more about BBC Music and the Children in. "God Only Knows", to my mind, is the best pop song ever written. And when I saw the BBC video on YouTube (look it up, you're in for a treat), I knew I had to get this version of the song on CD somehow. So I ordered this, and discovered, to my chagrin, that somewhere along the lines of shipping the CD across the ocean, the .