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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: 14th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
88/100 (from 1,824 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 (14th)

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Pet Sounds is ranked as the best album by The Beach Boys.

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From Lefoule7 16 hours ago
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One of the best albums of the USA history.
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From xMUSICSNOBx 05/03/2016 16:52
I really enjoyed this. New addition to my top 100. The instrumentals were tearing at my heart strings the whole time, And the melodies as well. Definitely not as boring as everyone says.
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From Mattmiller25 04/19/2016 22:07
I actually believe this is the most overrated album of all time sorry beach boys fan
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From Rich150 04/19/2016 21:07
All I knew about The Beach Boys music came from hearing my sister playing a greatest hits compilation when I was a nipper - all surf songs and Californ-eye-ay. So I thought. I knew this album was highly regarded before coming on this site, Pet Sounds was even name dropped in a Beta Band CD I own but I only recently bought it. Love listening to a sound different from my expectations and straight up their in my favourites. An album everyone should give a go.
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From joneslu 04/19/2016 03:43
I understand this album as the cornerstone "concept album," but it's a bit boring to me. A lot of the songs sound the same, except of course the standouts like Sloop John B. and God Only Knows. I concede it deserves the placing it's at. But overall, it's not my favorite listen. Just my thoughts.
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From Cojo7 04/12/2016 01:41
I can safely say without hyperbole that this is the best produced album ever. The harmonies are by far their best and the lyrics have improved much since their stereotypical surf music. The best album in a great year for music.
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From hugh 04/03/2016 06:23
This album is the best album - ever.
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From buzzdainer 03/31/2016 02:08
When I was a kid, I used to spin Beach Boys albums for hours on the turntable in my parents' basement. I always loved "Wouldn't It Be Nice," "Sloop John B," and "God Only Knows," but it wasn't until many years later that I came to appreciate what a thoroughly textured, weird, and wonderful album Pet Sounds is. "Wouldn't It Be Nice" is the song I want to sing to my future wife, whoever she may be.
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From garycottier 03/25/2016 19:15
What can anyone say? Absolute perfection. A wonderful song cycle, there's not a duff track, in fact every song is brilliant. I mean, come on, God only knows, one of the great all time songs. I'm probably just repeating what everyone else is saying, but so what, it's pet sounds. It blows my mind every time I listen to it. A masterpiece.
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Best Albums of 1966
1. Revolver by The Beatles
2. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
3. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
4. Aftermath by The Rolling Stones
5. Freak Out! by The Mothers of Invention
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