It features Motown artist Stevie Wonder on harmonica and keyboards on the song "I Do Love You", which he also wrote.
For the album, the band hired Culture Club producer Steve Levine, who took them into the world of drum machines, synthesizers, sampling, and hi-tech recording technology. All surviving members—Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and Al Jardine—took an active role in the project, writing several new songs for it, with Stevie Wonder and Culture Club each donating a song. The album was recorded during summer 1984 at Red Bus studio in London, and Westlake Audio in Los Angeles during late 1984/early 1985.
Although "Getcha Back" (composed by Love and his new musical partner, former Byrds producer Terry Melcher), was a top 30 hit, the album only reached #52 in the U.S. (making it their highest charting album since the... Read More