Pixies - Doolittle
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
1989 Ratings: #1 / 170
User Score
1989 Ratings: #3
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
AllMusic

Their most accessible album, Doolittle's wide-ranging moods and sounds make it one of their most eclectic and ambitious. A fun, freaky alternative to most other late-'80s college rock, it's easy to see why the album made the Pixies into underground rock stars.

100
Drowned in Sound

The Doolittle album has amazing tunes that make you feel all tingly one moment and darkly maudlin the next, and its this power the Pixies have over you that makes them so goddamn fun to listen to. 

100
Pitchfork

Doolittle is their most famous album and for understandable reasons. It's more even keel than Surfer Rosa and better mannered, too, forgoing the harsh live sound of Steve Albini for the lush, almost folksy one of Gil Norton, who had had previously worked with marshmallows like Echo and the Bunnymen.

100
Rolling Stone

The album's breathtaking mix of noisy, almost surflike guitars, sweet pop melodies and primal-scream-therapy vocals inspired a generation of would-be rock stars

100
PopMatters

Listening to any Pixies record is akin to entering a disturbing and disconcerting fairytale book, and even the most tuneful songs on Doolittle threaten to take a sudden malevolent turn.

100
Sputnikmusic

There's no better way to describe Doolittle's greatness than to just simply state that it's 39 minutes of classic track after classic track.

knewnie
10

I’m done arguing with anyone. I know most people won’t agree with me because most people are dull-minded and reliant. I have no energy for you folk. The difference between me and y’all is I’m governed by self. Good day.

Doublez
94

CFCE 87.8 FM Weekly Genre : Indie Rock

We have all known or heard endless debates on the classification of musical genres and sub-styles. Can we study the relevance or not of a term invented by a journalist who has become a trend, or a term self-proclaimed by the artist himself? I think it's relative and different for each individual. However, these musical genres/styles are quite practical and rather well done when you think about it. Whether you accept it or not, they are now indirectly a ... read more

YuriDING
80

Damn good album.
In the song "Hey", the drums and the voice give the impression of a band doing a concert and the guitar and bass are the couple dancing over the melody.

gardenheads
100

I AM UN CHIEN ANDALUSIA!

YANNY
99

An album to completely change music for the better. Honestly an essential album. Nirvana were heavily influenced by these guys. This album is chocked full of amazing songs. From wave of mutation to hey to here comes your man and this monkeys gone to heaven. I rate it extremely high up. It’s just an album that has made music better changing the landscape. Alt rock owes a lot to these guys.

VitoTV
89

It took like 2 days for this album to grow on me and completly knock me off because it's really that good. (although i still prefer Surfer Rosa srry)

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Track List

1Debaser
2:51
95
2Tame
1:56
87
3Wave of Mutilation
2:03
91
4I Bleed
2:34
88
5Here Comes Your Man
3:21
94
6Dead
2:21
82
7Monkey Gone to Heaven
2:55
94
8Mr. Grieves
2:05
89
9Crackity Jones
1:24
84
10La La Love You
2:43
82
11No. 13 Baby
3:51
84
12There Goes My Gun
1:49
83
13Hey
3:30
94
14Silver
2:25
77
15Gouge Away
2:42
91
Total Length: 38 minutes

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Added on: September 24, 2012