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Doolittle (album) by Pixies 

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Doolittle
Doolittle by Pixies (1989)
Overall rank: 18th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
88/100 (from 1,399 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 1989 (1st)
Best album of the 1980s (1st)
Top 20 albums of all time (18th)

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Pixies bestography

Doolittle is ranked as the best album by Pixies.

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Members who like this album also like: Nevermind by Nirvana, The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths and Surfer Rosa by Pixies.

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Average Rating: 
88/100 (from 1,399 votes)
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80/100
From dalekslayer96 06/18/2015 14:17
A great album. My only complaint is that some of the songs should have been longer. That would have made the album vastly better and make it worthy of a 90 rating or above.
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From F1Aaron 05/23/2015 17:55
Iconic and influential album in the alternative/indie rock community. Such a breath taking album to listen to. The dynamic of loud and quiet, melody and noise are perfectly intertwined
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From colonelchibbers 05/20/2015 04:48
Absolutely one of the most fun albums to listen to, still. Melds the poppy with the fucked up in the best imaginable way.
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90/100
From normshorg 05/16/2015 19:46
Like it more than Surfer Rosa. One of the best rock albums of the last 15 years of the 20th century
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From RobertChristgau 05/09/2015 18:40
They're in love and they don't know why--with rock and roll, which is heartening in a time when so many college dropouts have lost touch with the verities. You can tell from the bruising riffs, the rousing choruses, the cute little bass melodies, the solid if changeable beat. But not from any words they sing. They'll improve in direct relation to their improved contact with the outside world. Getting famous too fast could ruin them.

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From 9999 04/12/2015 16:11
Same here. I always loved Here comes your man, but it took me three or four listens to really get into the album as a whole, and now it's one of my favourite records from the 80s.
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From Hellaboi 04/07/2015 07:40
What a great album! It took me a couple of listen to appreciate it. Is very creative and unique. This albums sounds like most of the alternative bands in 90s, so I can see it was very influential.
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From halloallesgoed 04/01/2015 16:50
Great, once you understand what they're going for and you give in to the madness and shout along. May take a few listens to get into, but from the first listen you should know something special is going on here.
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From peate754 04/01/2015 00:14
One oof the best of the 80's . The Loud/quiet style is very useful here
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