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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 1,366 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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The Beach Boys bestography

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

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Members who like this album also like: Revolver by The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles and Abbey Road by The Beatles.

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Pet Sounds ratings

Average Rating: 
87/100 (from 1,366 votes)
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From mutley88 10/16/2014 20:31
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From Mez123 10/13/2014 18:50
Agreat pop record indeed. What nice sound production layering... Fav track Sloop John B I can listen to that one over & over. God only Knows, Wouldn't It Be nice, Carloine etc etc.. No tracks I "skip", which is telling to me. Deserved critical praise from the masses for this album. MEZ
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From robertale 10/08/2014 18:47
classic
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From dp 10/05/2014 21:32
I really was surprised by the album. Over than lacking consistency of song quality it was really good. I loved the mentality and the themes it presented. It changed the way I see not only the Beach Boys, but also how it influenced the music that came after it.
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From MajorHolsety 09/26/2014 22:07
One of the best there is.
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From thatbeatleskid1 09/23/2014 22:28
There's not much I can really say about Pet Sounds. It's just one of the greatest pop albums ever made.
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From qwert9579 07/25/2014 01:24
One of the greats for a reason.
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From FisnikFizz 07/18/2014 20:50
Definitely in my top 10 albums of all-time.
Pure genius.
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From Calman 05/18/2014 07:49
Everything you need within an album. Emotional, psychedelic, melodic. There is not one bad song. Doesn't get old to listen to. 9.5/10.
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From kinglyostrich 05/14/2014 04:08
9.5 I come to this whenever I am sad. It seems like a strange choice but it comforts me more than any other album. This album is really carried by: Wouldn't It Be Nice, Don't Talk, and God Only Knows.
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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. Freak Out! by The Mothers of Invention
5. Aftermath by The Rolling Stones
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15. Unit Structures by Cecil Taylor
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19. Blues Breakers by John Mayall With Eric Clapton
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