'Impossible Orchestra' Performs Beach Boys Classic

Supergroup includes Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Lorde, and many more
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 8, 2014 10:08 AM CDT

The BBC managed to put together one of the greatest "supergroups" of all time: 27 famous artists who came together to perform the Beach Boys classic "God Only Knows." Brian Wilson is there, of course, but other singers include Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams, Lorde, Kylie Minogue, Dave Grohl, Elton John, Chris Martin, Chrissie Hynde, and even One Direction. The promotional video was filmed to promote BBC Music, the Telegraph reports, and it was broadcast simultaneously on all of the BBC channels—TV and radio. The artists performed for free, and the single will be sold to raise money for a children's charity. (More Beach Boys stories.)

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