Hollywood, CA (October 19, 2005)–Brian Wilson completed recording his first solo album of Christmas music at Hollywood’s Ocean Way recording studios. The Arista album, What I Really Want For Christmas–named for its Bernie Taupin-penned title track–arrived in stores yesterday, October 18.
Pictured in Studio B are (l-r): Probyn Gregory, musical director Jeffrey Foskett, Darian Sahanaja, Brian Wilson, Jim Hines, Bob Lizik, Scott Bennett, and Nick Walusko. Photo by David Goggin.The album includes two new original songs, one with lyrics by Bernie Taupin, and “Christmasey,” with lyrics by Jimmy Webb. Also in the collection are eight traditional holiday songs, and two Beach Boys favorites: “Little Saint Nick” and “The Man With All the Toys.”
For information about Ocean Way, visit www.oceanwayrecording.com, or call 323.467.9375.