The Lasting Effect That the Beach Boys Iconic ‘Pet Sounds’ Concept Album Has Had On Music

Nearing upon the 50th anniversary of its release on May 16, Pitchfork TV took an annotated look at the iconic Beach Boys concept album “Pet Sounds“, how it was a departure from their previous work and its long lasting effect on pop music

Released on May 16 1966 The Beach Boys eleventh studio album that sounds is considered one of the most influential albums in pop music history with classics like “God Only Knows” “Sloop John B” and “Wouldn’t It Be Nice“. These sounds brought complex orchestrations ambitious lyrical arrangement and the concept album to pop music leaving an imprint that is still heard today.