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The Beach Boys Pet Sounds: The Greatest Album of the Twentieth Century Kingsley Abbott

The Beach Boys Pet Sounds: The Greatest Album of the Twentieth Century

Kingsley Abbott

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ISBN : 9781900924306
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224 pages
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Released in May 1966, Pet Sounds was the album that saw The Beach Boys graduate from perfectly crafted lightweight pop like Surfin’ USA into a vehicle for the mature compositional genius of Brian Wilson. It also inspired The Beatles to make SgtMoreReleased in May 1966, Pet Sounds was the album that saw The Beach Boys graduate from perfectly crafted lightweight pop like Surfin’ USA into a vehicle for the mature compositional genius of Brian Wilson. It also inspired The Beatles to make Sgt Pepper.Kingsley Abbott draws on hours of new interviewers to tell the full story of the album- from its composition and recording, through to its long-term legacy, as the greatest album popular music has yet produced.Brian Wilson tours the US in Fall 2001, performing Pet Sounds in its entirety with a full orchestra.