Manage episode 364093861 series 3443220
What comes to mind when someone mentions the Beach Boys? Hot rods, surfing, California girls? Perhaps, if you’re a bit of a music nerd, you’ll know that they made a more serious, innovative album too, 1966’s Pet Sounds, often considered one of the greatest albums of all time. But a lesser-known chapter of the Beach Boys’ story is just how weird they got in the late 1970s, when they produced one of the strangest and most inaccessible albums ever released by a well-known, mainstream artist, made a thousand times stranger by the fact that that artist was the Beach Boys.