“Engaging and opinionated, [Fusilli] proves that time, if anything, has only made this album more magnificent.” Popmatters
The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds is, rightly, one of the most celebrated pop albums ever released. It has also been written about, pored over, and analyzed more than most other albums put together. In his disarming and eloquent examination of this record, Jim Fusilli focuses primarily on the emotional core of the album; on Brian Wilson’s pitch-perfect cry of despair. In doing so, he brings to life the search for equilibrium and acceptance that still gives Pet Sounds its heart now five decades after its release.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of this landmark album, we’re offering a 20% discount off the book. Simply visit the book’s webpage and enter the code PETSOUNDS50 at checkout to claim your discount. (Offer is valid through Tuesday, May 31st.)
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