Endless Summer is a compilation album by American rock band the Beach Boys , released on June 24, 1974. A collection of hits from the band's pre pet sounds period. Its unexpected success bore immediate consequences on the band's then-progressive musical direction.
Four months after release, the album reached #1, and reclaimed the band's commercial glory in the United States, spending 155 weeks on the billboard album chart. It became the group's second chart-topping album in the US, being certified 3x platinum by the RIAA for shipping over three million copies in the US.