The Top Ten Beach Boys Albums

The Top Ten

1 Pet Sounds Pet Sounds

Pet sounds totally changed the beach boys and showed the world what they could do. It's more deep and personal than their early surfing themed songs. At the time Capitol records considered this album to be a complete failure. However over the years it has grown to be considered one of the greatest albums of all time. I wonder if Capitol records ate their words and apologized to Brian Wilson. - Windowstcm1988

Listen to Paul McCartney about this one: "I believe nobody can claim to musically educated until they have listened to this album." Those are not his exact words, but as close as I can get off the top of my head. He bought a copy for each of his children for their musical education. The Beatles played it for their sound engineers over and over while recording Sgt. Pepper's. - beatles

Lemme explain something: this song did nothing for the beach boys when it first came out. It received a lot of critical acclaim, but didn't sell like their other albums.

Is there even a contest? - EGBrett

2 Surfin' U.S.A. Surfin' U.S.A.
3 Smiley Smile Smiley Smile
4 Surf's Up Surf's Up
5 Wild Honey Wild Honey
6 I Love You I Love You
7 Sunflower Sunflower
8 That's Why God Made the Radio That's Why God Made the Radio

The beach boys have been making album for 50 years! - SammySpore

9 Beach Boys' Party! Beach Boys' Party!
10 Today! Today!

The Contenders

11 Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!) Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!)
12 Holland Holland
13 All Summer Long All Summer Long
14 Friends Friends
15 Endless Summer Endless Summer

Its one of those albums that's a must have for any collection.

16 Smile Smile
17 Surfer Girl Surfer Girl
18 Surfin' Safari Surfin' Safari
19 Shut Down, Vol. II Shut Down, Vol. II
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Top Remixes

1. Surfin' U.S.A.
2. Pet Sounds
3. Smiley Smile
1. Pet Sounds
2. Wild Honey
3. Smiley Smile
1. Surf's Up
2. Sunflower
3. Pet Sounds



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