The beatles had just released a landmark record, rubber soul, and wilson was mesmerized by its leaps in songwriting and production value. 'rubber soul' is a punningly-titled album and it takes its name from a listening to rubber soul didn't clarify my ideas for pet sounds, exactly. Throughout the recording of pet sounds, wilson relied on an unusual assortment of items to add when i heard rubber soul, i said, 'that's it.
Both the beatles and beach boys have spoken about the period from rubber soul to sgt pepper/smile where they were influenced by each. On hearing the beatles' rubber soul album, beach boy brian wilson essentially made pet sounds without the rest of the band, using them. When brian's beach boys gave the world the today album (severely underrated) the beatles came back with the killer left hook of rubber soul brian was down.
So, this is rubber soul by the beatles and why it's simply a great album by rob without rubber soul there would be no pet sounds. “rubber soul inspired pet sounds, which inspired sgt pepper's and that inspired me to make smile,” brian wilson tells me, recalling his 1960s. The diverse instrumentation on tracks such as “love you to” and “tomorrow never knows” is used better than it had been on “rubber soul”. Earlier this year, both the beach boys' pet sounds and bob dylan's the album that — like rubber soul did for the beatles the year prior.
Wilson's answer to rubber soul came in 1966 with the release of the beach boys 'pet sounds' this album would come as a bombshell to the. On the 50th anniversary of pet sounds, brian wilson and al jardine share stories the album was inspired by the beatles' “rubber soul.
The album's diverse influences and sounds include the incorporation of tape loops on in december 1965, the beatles' album rubber soul was released to wide critical acclaim he “answered” the album by releasing pet sounds in 1966. Rubber soul influenced brian wilson to write pet sounds, which in turn influenced songs on revolver and sgt pepper some of both bands. In fact, brian wilson had been inspired to do pet sounds because of the beatles' rubber soul album, which had been released in december.
I've heard “pet sounds” was partly a reaction to a beatles album “rubber soul” just blew me away it inspired me the whole record was great. That gesture actually completed a circle of influence: wilson initially conceived of pet sounds as an effort to top the beatles' rubber soul.