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Pet Sounds album for sale by Beach Boys was released Feb 05, 2001 on the Capitol label. Principally recorded at Gold Star Studios, Western Studios and Sunset Sound Studios, Hollywood, California between July 12, 1965 and April 13, 1966. Pet Sounds CD music Includes liner notes by Brian Wilson, David Leaf and Mark Linett. Pet Sounds buy CD music All songs written or co-written by Brian Wilson, except "Sloop John B" (Traditional). This edition of PET SOUNDS contains both the original mono version of the album as well as a stereo version and bonus track. ...See Full Description
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||PET SOUNDS HEARD BY PEOPLE|
WHEN BRIAN STARTED TO WRITE HIS MASTERPIECE HE TURNED TO PAUL MCCARTNEY AND THE BEATLES FOR HIS INSPIRATION. WHEN THIS WAS FIRST HEARD BY THE SUITS AT CAPITAL, THEY JUST DID NOT GET IT. THE EXECUTIVES WANTED MORE SURF MUSIC AND TO STICK TO THE GAME PLAN. BRIAN FOLLOWED HIS DREAM AND PRODUCED THE ALBUM THAT CAME FROM DEEP INSIDE HIS MIND. THIS ALBUM IS ABOUT GROWING UP. IT IS ABOUT FINDING ONE SELF , GETTING MARRIED, ALL OF THE ROADS WHICH LEAD US TO BECOME ADULTS. THIS IS A TRUE TESTAMENT OF ALL OUR INSECURITIES AND QUESTIONS. THIS WORK OF ART BELONGS AHEAD OF REVOLVER AND JUST BEHIND THE ALBUM OF ALL TIME ,SGT PEPPER. THANKYOU BRIAN
By tobigal (naples, florida)
||A '60s Masterpiece, Artfully Remastered|
Nearly a Brian Wilson solo project, Pet Sounds is a tone-perfect snapshot of teen life in mid-sixties California. But it's more...much more. While the songs are wonderfully crafted, it's the production, as rendered by Brian, that sets this one apart. Vocal arrangements so tight that a prayer could not slip through, unique horn charts, amazing bass lines, Pet Sounds was so unlike anything that came before that its audience was puzzled; it sank from the charts with a bullet. Influential among musicians, it took decades to be appreciated by a wider audience. Now, nearly everybody knows what Paul McCartney and others knew then: Pet Sounds is not just a great album, it is art, a pop masterpiece deservedly lionized 36 years later. Repeated listenings always bring fresh surprises; from nowhere, a banjo springs forth...over there, a bicycle horn blares...barking dogs, "plucked" piano strings, always in context, seemlessly woven into a majestic musical tapestry that refuses to sound dated. The idea of a "stereo" version of Pet Sounds is sacrilege (fiddling with the greatest album ever?). Having said that, it must be noted that the original cd release of Pet Sounds was a bit leaden and muddy. Newly remastered in stereo, the fidelity is breathtaking. Crisp and clear, with its gorgeous intricacy lade bare, it's not just worth another listen; it's a revelation.
By a reviewer (bethlehem, PA)
||With all respect but...|
I understand why people like this album, it's a good one. What I don't get is why they even compared it with SPLHCB by the Beatles. Let's face it, The Fab 4 admired the Boys, but the Beatles created an album that musically surpassed all the 60's american and british efforts.
By debeyhaber (Monterrey, N. L. Mexico)
||Vastly overrated pop rock|
Love Brian Wilson however why this particular album is so heralded is one complete mystery to me. Come on people a sappy version of Sloop John B and the cute little Wouldn't it be nice??? Cut superficial pop music fine, however to compare this to ANYTHING by The Beatles??? Even Surf's Up and Holland were far more impressive efforts...but never close to The Beatles.
By faust8577 (Lorraine, Que. Canada)
The liner notes of this cd have a quote from the Beatles declaring that their album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was a direct response to the Beach Boy's Pet Sounds. They were greatly influenced by Brian Wilson and vice versa. And in my opinion the Beach Boys were never the same again without him.
By andrewalberg (Rhinelander, WI)
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|CD Universe Part number||1107839|
|Release Date||Feb 05, 2001|
|Recording Time||76 minutes||