Pet Sounds Released 47 Years Ago Today (16 May 13)

It’s the sounds, the arrangements, the song form, and – to recordingologists like us – it’s the stunning advancement of what we thought was possible in a recording studio.  While so many contemporaries were building on the Drums/Bass/Guitar band architecture, Brian Wilson synthesized timbres using unexpected instrument combinations, relying on what informally became his pop/rock orchestra of amazing players.

What are your favorite Pet Sounds moments?

Do you hear its influence in other recordings?