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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: 
88/100 (from 2,399 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 - Pet Sounds 2000 - Mono cd - Capitol Records
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Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys 12'' Vinyl Record LP Stereo Album Sealed 33 Rpm US
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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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Average Rating: 
88/100 (from 2,399 votes)
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From JimagineL 05/16/2018 01:41
I can't make into words how unbelievable this album is, every song here is so filled with emotion, love, hate, sadness, happiness, It is a testament of our time. To think a band like Beach Boys drop a album like this is incredible, Brian Wilson took his genius songwriting here inspired by Beatles's Rubber Soul and made an album that surpases many Beatles masterpieces like "Revolver" and even "Sgt. Pepper" with was inspired by Pet Sounds. Few songs in history can deliver such emotion as "God Only Knows", 100/100 isn't enough to rate this song. I can only hope that Brian Wilson and Pet Sounds will have their place in the museums of art hundreds of years from now, side by side with The Beatles.
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From phil1701 05/10/2018 18:25
One of the greatest and definitely the most influential album of all time. The harmonies, arrangements, production and the use of a variety of instruments are at their best. Brian Wilson is at his peak both physically (voice) and mentally (production and lyrics).
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From kingofstorm 04/15/2018 06:17
Beautiful album. Always loved the Beach Boys' harmonies - so lovely to listen too. Brian Wilson during this period was a genuis.
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From elhenzo 02/24/2018 00:32
Not my favorite, but pretty damn great.
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From mdbaxter 02/13/2018 20:19
Never knew The Beach Boys as more than the tunes that inspired their name before listening to Pet Sounds. A classic.
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From FredRosa 02/13/2018 14:27
If I was trapped on a desert island and could only pick up one album to hear during my survival period and before I got back to society, this would be the one.
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From Sandrof1969 02/11/2018 13:43
Il vertice assoluto della musica pop nell'accezione piĆ¹ nobile del termine, che forse e sottolineo forse solamente i Beatles avevano o avrebbero raggiunto.
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From rnmusic1983 02/11/2018 13:19
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From BLO 02/11/2018 08:25
According to acclaimed music, this is now statistically the best reviewed album of all time. Take that Radiohead!
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From planetneutral 01/20/2018 15:30
Still astonishing 50 years later.
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1. Revolver by The Beatles
2. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
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