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The best album by The Beach Boys is Pet Sounds which is ranked number 14 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 79,451.

The Beach Boys is ranked number 14 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 97,507.

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The Beach Boys best albums

The following albums by The Beach Boys are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,679 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:79,443
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,861 votes)
Comments: 211 comments
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2.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:5,565
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:366
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (433 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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3.

Today!United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1965Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 1965:8Rank Score:1,995
Rank in 1960s93Overall Rank:933
Average Rating:  79/100 (266 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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4.

SunflowerUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1970Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 1970:34Rank Score:1,915
Rank in 1970s223Overall Rank:969
Average Rating:  78/100 (225 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Surf's UpUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1971Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 1971:37Rank Score:1,250
Rank in 1970s307Overall Rank:1,390
Average Rating:  78/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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6.

Smiley SmileUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1967Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 1967:27Rank Score:1,200
Rank in 1960s138Overall Rank:1,429
Average Rating:  75/100 (206 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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FriendsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1968Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1968:26Rank Score:1,143
Rank in 1960s140Overall Rank:1,485
Average Rating:  75/100 (153 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Wild HoneyUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1967Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 1967:29Rank Score:1,090
Rank in 1960s146Overall Rank:1,541
Average Rating:  76/100 (167 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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9.

Love YouUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1977Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1977:53Rank Score:487
Rank in 1970s584Overall Rank:2,954
Average Rating:  73/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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All Summer LongUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1964Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1964:19Rank Score:413
Rank in 1960s260Overall Rank:3,375
Average Rating:  74/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Overall band rank: 14

This may not be a complete discography for The Beach Boys. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Beach Boys best tracks

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1.God Only Knows
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 93/100 (653 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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2.Wouldn't It Be Nice
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 92/100 (602 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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3.Good Vibrations
(from the album Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys)
 91/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.Good Vibrations
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 91/100 (290 votes)
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5.God Only Knows
(from the album Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys)
 91/100 (75 votes)
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6.Surf's Up
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 91/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.Good Vibrations
(from the album Smiley Smile)
 90/100 (247 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.Wouldn't It Be Nice
(from the album Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys)
 90/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.Heroes And Villains
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 89/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Sloop John B
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 88/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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11.I Get Around
(from the album All Summer Long)
 88/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Surf's Up
(from the album Surf's Up)
 88/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.Caroline, No
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 87/100 (321 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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14.Cabin Essence
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 87/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Wonderful
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 87/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.Heroes And Villians
(from the album Smiley Smile)
 87/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Vega-Tables
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 87/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 87/100 (327 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.I Just Wasn't Made For These Times
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 86/100 (313 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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20.I'm Waiting For The Day
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 86/100 (296 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The Beach Boys ratings

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82/100 (from 227 votes)
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It really does upset me how underrated The Beach Boys are compared to say, The Beatles, despite the fact that they are easily on a par with them, if not (in my opinion) even better. The issue seems to be that most people judge them by their early singles (e.g. Surfin USA, I Get Around etc.); good as they are, the majority of the Boys' best work is to be found later on in their career in the 1970s (Sunflower, Surf's Up, Holland), with incredibly beautiful and brilliant songs such as Surf's Up, The Trader, Till I Die and All I Wanna Do. Unfortunately, these albums go mostly overlooked, and The Beach Boys continue to be judged by their early work (you wouldn't judge The Beatles on Please Please Me alone!!) Don't make the same mistake and don't underestimate this fantastic band - perhaps the best ever! Get listening :) x
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From sethmadsen 04/03/2016 23:29
Pet Sounds and Smile (Brian Wilson's version released in the 2000s) are pretty good, but Beach Boys are bit overrated for me. Most of their stuff is pretty lame. Either just bad or poppy boy band stuff. They had some really cool arrangements due to Brian Wilson, some solid harmonies and the such, but I would rank them a bit lower as a band. They would probably make my top 100, not top 20.
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From JoanOfArc 06/29/2015 13:14
Brian Wilson is a pure genius. Essential albums is Pet Sounds, Surf's Up, Friends and Smile Sessions. Dennis Wilson i kinda underrated. He wrote "Forever" and "Slip in through" for example. Those tracks are awesome. Carl Wilson best track is "Long Promised Road".
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From Aruji 05/19/2014 00:48
They are one of the greatest bands of all time. Everyone who only listened to Pet Sounds needs to check out their other records. Even though they might be not as good (bar The SMile Sessions) there is a lot of wonderful music to discover.

Recommended albums: Pet Sounds, The SMile Sessions, Love You, Today!, Friends, Sunflower, Surf's Up, Summer Days (And Summer Nights), Wild Honey, Holland
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From Gowi 03/11/2014 21:59
My favorite band and the most nostalgic for me. All of my love of melody, harmony, and baroque pop comes from this sunny band that made a decades worth of masterpieces of pop music.
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From JeffN999 02/08/2014 01:59
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From Siward66 12/08/2013 22:29
Poptastic!
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From ThomCNTV 12/02/2013 16:44
Brian Wilson and Paul McCartney are the two greatest living geniuses of music
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From Willie24 11/03/2013 15:15
It's all been said - Brian Wilson is a genious and the band is superb - brilliant harmoines will never be surpassed and the inventiveness and quality of the songs is just awe inspiring
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From AlvaroArana 07/25/2013 05:58
With the Beatles are the top of the 60's. And one of the best ever.
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