You probably have noticed that many of your favorite artists are influenced by The Beach Boys. And you probabaly find yourself scratching your head saying ‘Really? Little Deuce Coupe is that influential?’ The answer to that is no.
The album Pet Sounds is what influences them. They really need to clarify.. (I’ll start the petition, don’t worry) Pet Sounds came from the brilliant mind of Brian Wilson, not The Beach Boys. Yes they contributed vocals on it (the lame parts are all credit to Mike Love) but every note, harmony, inflection, timbre of those vocal parts came from Brian Wilson’s brilliant production. (more…)