500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

The Beach Boys, 'Smile (2011 Version)'

381. The Beach Boys, 'Smile (2011 Version)'

Capitol, 2011

The five-disc director's cut of the Greatest Pop Album Never Made is an unfinished symphony of exquisite ping-ponging harmonies and psychedelicized Cali-surf soul. The included demos and fragments show Brian Wilson painting his masterpiece. 

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