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Pet Sounds (album) by The Beach Boys 

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Pet Sounds
Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys (1966)
Overall rank: 13th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
87/100 (from 1,206 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 1966 (2nd)
Top 10 albums of the 1960s (6th)
Top 20 albums of all time (13th)

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CLEAN VINYL 1972 CARL AND THE PASSIONS So Tough / BEACH BOYS Pet Sounds signed
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87/100 (from 1,206 votes)
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From satiemaniac 03/11/2014 18:13
Pet Sounds has always been an album that stuck with me. It's difficult to shake the feelings brought up by almost every single track here. It's the obvious Beach Boys classic, the obvious choice for the pinnacle of its genre, the best document of Brian Wilson's genius. For me, though, it's a go-to album for the lonely times, the exuberant times, the quiet times. If my face is red and my belly is full of spirits, I'm belting it out even in its absence. When it floods from my speakers, it fixes a smile to my face.
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There is not much I can say that hasn't already been said. A beautiful album of groundbreaking importance
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From Antonio-Pedro 03/02/2014 09:53
Wonderfull, harmonic and motivational. One of the best of the 60s. I never liked The Beach Boys too much, but this album will certainly change my way to see them, I had a great time listening to it, everything seems so perfect!
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From briggs54 03/01/2014 19:26
Still working on completely "getting" this album but God Only Knows gives me plenty of motivation.
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From JamieG3 02/14/2014 18:07
Truly inspired, optimistic and sublime.
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From onewton1 02/12/2014 23:57
Beautiful stuff
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From dmack 02/10/2014 19:52
Transformative, beautiful, melodic. There aren't enough words to describe this, in my opinion, perfect work.
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From pinkfreud1981 02/10/2014 17:04
Better than many Beatle albums
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From francesco 01/25/2014 22:22
the sound of god
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From francesco 01/25/2014 22:19
best album of the 60s ... than any album beatles
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Best Albums of 1966
1. Revolver by The Beatles
2. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
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