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Doolittle (album) by Pixies 

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Doolittle
Doolittle by Pixies (1989)
Overall rank: 19th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
88/100 (from 1,253 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 1989 (1st)
Best album of the 1980s (1st)
Top 20 albums of all time (19th)

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Pixies bestography

Doolittle is ranked as the best album by Pixies.

Pixies album bestography « Higher ranked This album (19th) Lower ranked (75th) »
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Members who like this album also like: Nevermind by Nirvana, Surfer Rosa by Pixies and The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths.

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From davidhuret 3 days ago
A few good songs, a lot of meaningless, hysteric noise... So this the best album of the 1980s... I see.
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80/100
From Eastwood 4 days ago
Good alternative rock album. Best 5 songs average is 81/100, so album can get 80/100. I'm a late listener of the album and at the moment I don't understand the hype around it. I find it contains only a few good/very good tracks. Maybe I have to listen it several times to get right into it?! But this you can do with many albums. Ok it's got definitely a special sound and it's quite many-faceted. However best song is "Here comes your man" 90/100, followed by "Monkey gone to heaven" 85/100 and next "La la love you" 80/100. All other songs average 65-75/100.
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From goeie-oko 11/16/2014 18:04
I'm sorry, but i really can't get into it.
I can appreciate it for influencing nirvana, but other than that, i don't really like it.
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95/100
From kryptos006 11/11/2014 18:45
When I first listened to this album, I was both very attracted to its musicality and, at the same repelled by its harsh style. Finally, once I was able to see the style the Pixies were going for, any sort of repulsion was long gone. After hearing this album two or three times, I was hooked and for a solid two months I did nothing but listen to the Pixies' four albums (not Indie Cindy) and the Come On Pilgrim EP. I probably shouldn't admit this, but over the course of those two months, I listened to Doolittle 47 times, Surfer Rosa 39 times, Bossanova 27 times, Trompe Le Monde 19 times, and Come On Pilgrim 30 times (or so says my iPod play count). Pretty gross how much I listened to them, but they just weren't getting old.
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From Mez123 10/13/2014 05:09
Exceptional album and deserving of such high praise. A great listen time and time again. Great stuff "give it a spin"! MEZ
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100/100
From Arthurknight 10/11/2014 22:47
just a phenomenal album, pixies never topped this which was disappointing but understandable
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From shanelovesyou1111 10/01/2014 07:32
I made the mistake of sleeping on this album for too long. Make no mistake this album is fantastic. I recently saw the Pixies live and they played 75% of the album because it has their best songs. Paul Rudd even sings the title track in This Is 40 so what else are you waiting for? Listen to it.
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From blackflag29 09/22/2014 16:18
There isn't anything to say about this album that hasn't been said a thousand times before. The best adjective I could use to describe it would be "insane."
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From TheHolyKiwi 08/28/2014 07:36
Hey, listen to this album, because it is telling you right now to. Are you psychopathic? Just maybe this album is, also because of the fact it's talking to you... genuinely amazing.
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From Kalos 08/06/2014 18:03
This is THE album good either for psychopaths-lovers as for beach-songs lovers. Everyone MUST love this album, right?
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