Controversy alert...
Beach Boys

One of pop's most iconic names, Beach Boys have endured a long and troubled history.

Recently reforming for their 50th anniversary, the group recorded a new album - 'Made In California' - and completed a worldwide tour.

At which point the band, once again, splintered. Mike Love stood at the centre of the controversy, refuting Brian Wilson's claims that he had "sacked" the group in favour of a cheaper touring ensemble to play the oldies circuit.

Now Mike Love has confirmed plans to pen his memoirs. Agreeing a deal with Blue Rider Press - an American based imprint of Penguin Random House - the book will be titled 'Good Vibrations: My Life As A Beach Boy'.

Set to be assist by biographer James S. Hirsch, here's a press quote from Mike Love: "I’ve had an incredible life with a lot of triumphs, my share of heartbreak and some pretty amazing experiences. There are a lot of things I haven’t shared before, and I’m looking forward to opening up about my life and my work in this book."

'Good Vibrations: My Life As A Beach Boy' is due to be released next year.

(via Billboard)

Related: Beach Boys, Behind The Hits - Mike Love Interviewed

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