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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
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88/100 (from 1,890 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 22erik22 22 hours ago
So the guy who, according to George Harrison, wrote 'granny music' thinks it's a great album?? So what? It's not. It's seriously flawed.
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It took me awhile to "get" this album. The prettiness sometimes hides the intent. A truly genius work.
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From 22erik22 22 hours ago
One of the best Pop albums ever. I love every single track, but my favorite's are God Only Knows, Wouldn't It Be Nice and Sloop John B. Beach Boys were such an awesome band , and this album shows it.
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From 22erik22 22 hours ago
Makes me so happy, really insightful if you let it be insightful. Just perfect such a wonderful overall feeling i get from these songs.
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From 22erik22 22 hours ago
it blows my mind how this album continues to get better with every listen almost 50 years later
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Brian is a fucking creative guy.
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Every song is excellent and the album as a whole is beautiful.
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One of the best albums of the USA history.
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This the celestial pop by excellence with Brian Wilson at top of his powers and the most beautiful harmonies. And one song for heaven, the timeless "God Only Knows".
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A incredible musical wonderland of joyous, glorious sound. Some of the most memorable pop you will hear, with huge, larger than life vocal harmonies & immaculate production with layers and layers of sound. And yet, behind all of this joy lies an overarching sadness that hints at feelings of frustration, disappointment & even depression with the darker parts of the world. Classic album, for sure.
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