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by | Read by Fred Berman

Biography & Memoir • 9.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

Everyone loves the Beach Boys. Narrator Fred Berman steps into band leader Brian Wilson's skin to perform this memoir so perfectly that it's like hearing Wilson himself. Berman explains that the man responsible for such incredible music did so through much personal pain. The undercurrent of the audiobook is the mental illness that Wilson has dealt with his entire life. Berman is fully convincing in his portrayal of Wilson, especially when he talks about coming to accept the voices he hears in his head. The music that Wilson produces is torn from him, sometimes painfully, but it has to come out. And then there's this quote: "Any minute I spent performing "Good Vibrations" is a minute I feel spiritually home." So say we all. It's a shame there's no music in the production. M.S. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2016]



Trade Ed. • Audible, Inc./ Brilliance Audio • 2016

CD ISBN 978-1-5226-3770-7 $14.99 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-5226-3519-2 $9.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $24.95


Library Ed. • Audible, Inc./ Brilliance Audio • 2016

CD ISBN 978-1-5226-3771-4 $49.97 • Eight CDs

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