And come here he did, performing the very same night of the Tel Aviv terror attacks (and Die Antwoord show) – bringing some joy to fans.
Something he knew from reading a report of it – and which he proudly posted on his Facebook page.
On dark night, Beach Boy Brian Wilson brings sunny vibes to Israel: http://goo.gl/5DtpO2
He also proudly posted a photo of receiving the keys to Tel Aviv.
Brian presented with the Key to the City of Tel Aviv today by the Deputy Mayor.
Meanwhile, here is some footage from his Israeli concert playing some of his classics.