2015 Preview: 68 Reasons This Year Will Rule

The smash albums, blockbuster movies and water-cooler TV shows to watch out for over the next 12 months

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Brian Wilson, 'No Pier Pressure' (Spring)
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Brian Wilson, 'No Pier Pressure' (Spring)

A mellow autumnal aura pervades No Pier Pressure, the Beach Boys genius' first solo album of original material since 2008. Wilson channeled his disappointment at bandmate Mike Love's decision to cancel a 2012 reunion tour into tracks like "Last Song," which co-producer Joe Thomas says concerns "a missed opportunity for Brian and the guys to ride into the sunset together." Kacey Musgraves, Zooey Deschanel, and Fun.'s Nate Ruess all appear on the spring release. R.G.

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