Beach Boys US album sales 1962-2013
2: under 100,000
#
Year Label Album Sales Soundscan SS date
62
1968 Capitol Best Of The Beach Boys Volume 3
90,000
 
1970 Capitol California Girls [1]
90,000
64
1998 Capitol Ultimate Christmas
85,000
 
2011 Capitol The Smile Sessions [2CD]  
85,000
48,000
2/12
 
1971 Capitol Fun, Fun, Fun [2]
85,000
 
1971 Capitol Dance, Dance, Dance [3]
85,000
68
1996 River North Stars & Stripes Volume 1
80,000
 
1975 Candlelite Golden Years Of The Beach Boys [2LP]
80,000
 
1987 Capitol SM California And Other Girls [cassette]
80,000
 
1988 Capitol SM Concert Days [cassette] [4]
80,000
72
1976 Brother-Reprise Friends & Smiley Smile
75,000
 
 
 
1997 Capitol The Pet Sounds Sessions [4CD]
75,000
41,000
10/06
 
2012 Capitol The Greatest Hits: 50 Big Ones [2CD]
75,000
15,000
7/13
 
1970 Pickwick The Beach Boys
75,000
 
 
1973 Pickwick High Water [2LP]
75,000
 
 
77
1984 Capitol SM Do It Again [cassette]
70,000
 
 
1985 Capitol SM Golden Favourites [cassette]
70,000
 
 
79
1969 Capitol Close Up [2LP]
60,000
 
 
1997 Capitol Perfect Harmony
60,000
 
 
2001 Capitol Hawthorne: Birthplace Of A Legacy [2CD]
60,000
 
 
82
1984 Capitol SM Beach Boys Surf's Up ! [cassette]
55,000
 
 
2007 Madacy Forever Beach Boys
55,000
 
 
84
1983 Capitol Rarities
50,000
 
 
 
1990 DCC Lost & Found 1961-62
50,000
 
1998 Capitol Endless Harmony Soundtrack
50,000
 
1999 Capitol Pet Sounds (mono & stereo)
50,000
 
2006 Hallmark Songs from Here and Back
50,000
 
1970 Capitol Doubleplay: All Summer Long-Calif Girls [2LP]
50,000
 
1971 Capitol Doubleplay: Fun Fun Fun-Dance Dance [2LP]
50,000
 
1985 Pair For All Seasons [2LP]
50,000
 
1989 Readers Digest** Their Greatest Hits & Finest Performances [2CD]
50,000
93
2006 Capitol Pet Sounds 40th Anniversary [CD/DVD]
45,000
 
 
 
2006 Capitol Good Vibrations 40th Anniversary
45,000
 
 
95
1968 Capitol Stack O'Tracks
40,000
 
 
1983 Capitol Be True To Your School
40,000
 
 
2009 Capitol Summer Love Songs
40,000
 
 
2012 Capitol Greatest Hits
40,000
 
 
99
1967 Capitol The Beach Boys Deluxe Set [3LP]
35,000
 
 
1990 Capitol CEMA All-Time Greatest Hits: 10 Best
35,000
 
 
2009 Capitol Christmas Harmonies [5]
35,000
2009 Capitol Holidays & Hits [2CD] [6]
35,000
 
 
2012 Capitol Anniversary Collection 'Zine Pak [7]
35,000
5,500
5/12
104
1981 Everest Rare Early Recordings   
30,000
 
 
 
1986 Pair Golden Harmonies [2LP]
30,000
 
 
 
1990 Capitol Surfin Safari & Surfin' USA
30,000
 
 
 
1990 Capitol Surfer Girl & All Summer Long
30,000
 
 
 
1990 Capitol Beach Boys Today ! & Summer Days
30,000
 
 
109
1972 Sears Summertime Blues
25,000
 
 
 
1989 Capitol CEMA Greatest Car Songs
25,000
 
 
1992 Brother Ent. Summer In Paradise
25,000
 
2000 Varese Surfin'
25,000
 
 
 
2005 Sterling Covered By The Beach Boys
25,000
 
 
 
2013 Capitol Icon
25,000
 
 
115
1965 Capitol 2 Complete: All Summer Long-Concert   [tape only]
20,000
 
 
 
1965 Capitol 2 Complete: Little Deuce-Shut Down Vol 2 [tape only]
20,000
 
 
 
1990 Capitol Beach Boys Party & Stack O' Tracks
20,000
 
 
 
1990 Capitol Smiley Smile & Wild Honey
20,000
 
 
 
2000 Capitol Sunflower & Surf's Up
20,000
 
 
 
2011 Capitol The Smile Sessions [5CD/2LP/2single]
20,000
 
 
121
2000 Capitol Carl & The Passions-So Tough & Holland [2CD]
15,000
 
 
 
2000 Capitol 15 Big Ones & The Beach Boys Love You
15,000
 
 
 
2000 Capitol MIU Album & LA - Light Album
15,000
 
 
 
2000 Capitol Keepin' The Summer Alive & The Beach Boys
15,000
 
 
125
1993 Capitol CEMA Beach Boys Christmas [8]
12,000
 
 
126
1990 Capitol Friends & 20/20
10,000
 
 
 
1990 Capitol Beach Boys Concert & Live in London
10,000
 
 
128
2014 Capitol Icon 2 [2CD]
5,000
 
 
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1
Reissue of Summer Days (And Summer Nights !!) minus two tracks: figure includes 1981 release.
2
Reissue of  Shut Down Volume 2 minus two tracks: figure includes 1981 release.
3
Reissue of  The Beach Boys Today ! minus two tracks: figure includes 1981 release.
4
Comprises selected live tracks from both 60's concert albums.
5
Comprises selected tracks from the 1964 album and Ultimate Christmas.
6
A double CD pack of Christmas With The Beach Boys and Sounds Of Summer.
7
Limited edition CD/magazine exclusive to Walmart: includes 2011 remake of "Do It Again".
8
Reissue of the 1964 album minus two tracks.