The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ getting limited edition colored vinyl release

Special Edition 130-g LP on split translucent yellow and green vinyl

This Friday, February 9th, fans of The Beach Boys will be able to purchase a limited edition colored vinyl edition of Pet Sounds exclusively through The Sound of Vinyl. The 1966 masterpiece is limited to 2,000 copies worldwide and presents the classic album’s stereo mix on a 130-gram LP pressed on split translucent yellow and green vinyl via Capitol Records/UMe.

Members of the The Sound of Vinyl Text Message service will receive early access to purchase the limited edition colored vinyl LP on Thursday, February 8th, one day before it is available for purchase to the public on The Sound of Vinyl website.

The Beach Boys’ 12th studio album, Pet Sounds, is of one of popular music’s most influential and universally-acclaimed albums. Since its original release on May 16, 1966, the masterpiece has reigned at the top of countless critic and fan polls, maintaining its timeless rank as one of popular music’s most-cited influences. More than 100 domestic and international publications and journalists have lauded Pet Sounds as one of the greatest albums ever recorded. In 1995, Pet Sounds topped MOJO’s special list of “The Greatest Albums of All Time” at No. 1, and in 2003, Rolling Stone ranked it at No. 2 on the magazine’s oft-cited list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time.”

The Sound of Vinyl is a first-of-its-kind music service, providing a personalized and curated platform for discovering and buying vinyl records. Launched in the U.S. in October 2017, The Sound of Vinyl offers new and classic albums from a vast catalog of more than 20,000 titles from all major labels and dozens of indie labels, and is the exclusive retailer for a variety of special, limited edition vinyl releases for key titles spanning rock, jazz and classical to R&B, rap, and hip-hop. Previous Sound of Vinyl-exclusive releases include legendary titles by Marvin Gaye, Miles Davis, Interpol, and the Allman Brothers, among others. The service also offers exclusive editorial content and album suggestions from top music experts, and provides an innovative recommendation engine that suggests albums based on a user’s personal tastes.

Author: Buddy Iahn

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