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Pet Sounds

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Pet Sounds

Pet Sounds

Pet Sounds

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Music critic Mark Jenkins has a review of the newly-released edition of the landmark album "Pet Sounds" by The Beach Boys. Although it was not a commercial success, the album established the producers and arrangers of rock albums as creative forces in their own right...and inspired the Beatles to head into the studio to record what many critics consider the greatest album of all time, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band." Now, Capitol Records has rereleased "Pet Sounds" in a deluxe, 4-CD set, featuring alternate takes of songs, component tracks, and layover dubs in addition to a repressing of the album itself. Jenkins says that it's an interesting artifact of how the album was made, but few fans beyond die-hard Beach Boys devotees will have much use for much of this deluxe package. (STATIONS: "The Pet Sounds Sessions" by The Beach Boys is available on Capitol Records.) (4:00) ((ST