The Beach Boys set to release new album this June
Bruce Johnston has announced that The Beach Boys are set to release a new album on June 5th, with the founding members all involved.
The album will act as a nice memento for their 50th Anniversary shows that are set to take place this Summer.
The legendary group will also be releasing a new single, 'That's Why God Made The Radio', prior to the release of the album.
The news broke yesterday in an interview with Billboard.
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