Brian Wilson On World Cafe : World Cafe It's not hard for the legendary musician and songwriter to pick his favorite Beach Boys song.

Brian Wilson On World Cafe

Brian Wilson On World Cafe

Brian Wilson performs at World Cafe Live. Cameron Pollack/WXPN hide caption

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Brian Wilson performs at World Cafe Live.

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You'd think it would be difficult for Brian Wilson to pick his favorite Beach Boys song, but he's decisive: It's "God Only Knows." In this conversation on World Cafe, he also says that while he loves the new Wilson biopic Love & Mercy (out Friday), there are parts that were hard for him to watch.

The full conversation is at the audio link above. You'll also hear music from Wilson's new solo album, No Pier Pressure, plus extraordinary exclusive live performances of Beach Boys classics.

Set List

Sail Away [Studio Version]

Sail Away

Heroes And Villains

Heroes And Villains

God Only Knows

God Only Knows

In My Room

In My Room

Surfin' USA

Surfin' USA

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