in Royal Festival Hall - 19 February, 2004

from Southbank Centre Archive:

My favourite memory of the Royal Festival Hall was on Friday 19th February 2004 when Brian Wilson appeared with his band to premier the highly acclaimed masterpiece album - SMILE. In 1967 SMILE was shelved by Brian Wilson for being too avant guard, an album ahead of its time and a triumph over adversity in his troubled life.  He has bounced back with the support of his dedicated family, devoted band and loyal fans. The foyer bar was the meeting place for fans from all over the world to relax and chat about this man and his music.  The euphoria and excitement in the Royal Festival …   more >>

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Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445869173571 accessed: 6 July, 2022 (Southbank Centre Archive, http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/about-us/history-and-archive/southbank-centre-archive)

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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SMILE
written by Brian Wilson
performed by Brian Wilson

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 February, 2004
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:19:33 +0000
Approved on Sat, 16 Jan 2016 18:31:57 +0000