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The best Beach Boys album, and one of the best of the 1960s.
To call this album classic doesn't do it justice. A rival with only two or three albums as the greatest album of all time. It is this good.
Slant Magazine

These lush, symphonic and baroque pieces were as far removed from the good-time surf ditties the band was known for as they could possibly be. For all the band knew, these tunes could’ve been beamed into Brian’s brain from another planet. And for all we know, they probably were.

Space Vacation

R.I.P to the goats on the front cover


The History of the Albums – n°300 – On the occasion of this symbolic figure, I would like to thank all the people who have supported me so far, be it those who have always been there, those who supported me at the beginning and today. By the way, I would also like to thank you all for the 1400'! I wanted to tell you how grateful I am, especially since History of the Albums is the project I am most proud of. It is a project that I have been thinking about for many years and that ... read more


1000 FOLLOWERS!! My God, I am not a huge fan of numbers and I am not an influencer of any sort, but I am really proud and happy to have such trust from many AOTY users! To thank them I would like to share my review of "Pet Sounds" by The Beach Boys!

1966 is a fundamental year for pop music: alongside the legendary "Revolver" of the Beatles, in America the Beach Boys released one of the most influential CDs in the entire history of music: that "Pet Sounds" which ... read more




Pet Sounds, the Beach Boys' eleventh studio album, is a sonic masterpiece that has left an indelible mark on the landscape of popular music. With its ambitious and experimental approach to songwriting and production, the album pushed the boundaries of what was possible in the realm of rock and roll.

The album's lush and intricate arrangements, which incorporated unconventional instruments like the theremin and the accordion, created a dreamlike soundscape that was both ethereal and deeply ... read more


i should make a list of albums that give me a full body ASMR reaction. white people went the fuck off when they made pet sounds tbh. ive avoided checking this out for a long time because im a lifelong contrarian but sometimes you have to admit that the critically acclaimed classic deserves the hype. some of the deep cuts arent as good as the real stand out tracks like wouldnt it be nice (which is one of the all time greatest album openers of all tie) but i think comparing it with those classics ... read more

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Added on: December 20, 2012