Special Edition 130g LP on Split Translucent Yellow and Green Vinyl

Limited to 2000 Copies Worldwide



Los Angeles – February 6, 2018 – This week, The Beach Boys’ acclaimed 1966 album, Pet Sounds, will be released in a limited colored vinyl LP edition by Capitol/UMe. Limited to 2000 copies worldwide and available exclusively from The Sound of Vinyl, the collectible special edition presents the classic album’s stereo mix on a 130-gram LP pressed on split translucent yellow and green vinyl.


This Thursday, February 8, members of the The Sound of Vinyl Text Message service will receive early access to purchase the limited edition Pet Sounds colored vinyl LP, one day before it is available for purchase on The Sound of Vinyl website. Sign up for The Sound of Vinyl Text Message service here:


This Friday, February 9, the limited edition Pet Sounds colored vinyl LP will be available for purchase on the 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.”



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