Dave Grohl and Brian May help launch BBC Music

Dave Grohl BBC God Only Knows

Anyone listening to or watching a BBC programme over the past couple of days can’t help but have heard about the corporation’s new single, a cover of the Beach Boys’ 1966 song “God Only Knows.”

Initially recorded to celebrate the launch of BBC Music, a group of 27 prominent musicians have come together under the banner of The Impossible Orchestra to record the track, including Foo Fighters mainman Dave Grohl, and legendary guitarist from Queen, Brian May.

Says the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson of the song: “God Only Knows is a very special song, an extremely spiritual song and one of the best I’ve ever written. All the artists did such a beautiful job. I can’t thank them enough.”

The song will be released later in the year as part of the BBC’s annual Children In Need charity telethon event to raise money for the charity.

You can watch the video of the song below:

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