Pharrell Williams, Elton John, Lorde, Chris Martin, Brian Wilson (of the Beach Boys), Florence Welch, Stevie Wonder, Brian May, One Direction, Chrissie Hynde, Baaba Maal, Dave Grohl, Sam Smith and many more have teamed up to create a new version of the classic Beach Boys song, “God Only Knows.”
The song was commissioned by the BBC for the official launch of BBC Music and uses their 80-piece BBC Concert Orchestra. Check out the cover below, and let us know what you think.
The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson told the Guardian, “All of the artists did such a beautiful job. I can't thank them enough. I'm just honored that 'God Only Knows' was chosen. 'God Only Knows' is a very special song. An extremely spiritual song and one of the best I've ever written.”