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The best album credited to Pixies is Doolittle which is ranked number 17 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 50,230.

Pixies is ranked number 14 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 78,358.

Pixies official website: http://www.pixiesmusic.com

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Pixies best albums

The following albums by Pixies are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1989
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1988
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16,577
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1990
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4,517
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1991
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2,647
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328
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2019
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147
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2001
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135
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80
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Total albums: 18. Page 1 of 2

This may not be a complete discography for Pixies.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Pixies best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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1.
Rating: 94 (829 votes)Comments: 20
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(from the album Surfer Rosa)
2.
Rating: 92 (805 votes)Comments: 18
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(from the album Doolittle)
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Rating: 92 (818 votes)Comments: 19
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(from the album Doolittle)
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Rating: 91 (709 votes)Comments: 16
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(from the album Doolittle)
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Rating: 91 (766 votes)Comments: 12
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(from the album Doolittle)
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Rating: 89 (612 votes)Comments: 12
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(from the album Doolittle)
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Rating: 89 (630 votes)Comments: 13
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(from the album Doolittle)
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Rating: 89 (366 votes)Comments: 7
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(from the album Surfer Rosa)
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Rating: 89 (395 votes)Comments: 10
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(from the album Surfer Rosa)
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Rating: 88 (194 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Bossanova)
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Rating: 87 (148 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Come On Pilgrim)
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Rating: 87 (533 votes)Comments: 15
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(from the album Doolittle)
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Rating: 87 (320 votes)Comments: 8
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(from the album Surfer Rosa)
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Rating: 86 (536 votes)Comments: 9
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(from the album Doolittle)
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Rating: 86 (558 votes)Comments: 14
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(from the album Doolittle)
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Rating: 85 (303 votes)Comments: 6
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(from the album Surfer Rosa)
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Rating: 85 (130 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Trompe Le Monde)
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Rating: 85 (162 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Bossanova)
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Rating: 85 (273 votes)Comments: 5
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(from the album Surfer Rosa)
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Rating: 85 (517 votes)Comments: 10
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(from the album Doolittle)

Pixies ratings

Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 369 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 1% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a mean average rating of 85.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 86.8/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 14.1.

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From 04/25/2019 19:14
You've gotta love a band who's lead singer can scream just as well now as he did in thew eighties, they're one of the best live shows I've ever seen, amazing songs, amazing musicians, amazing vocals, their new albums aren't great but when you have 5 classics under your belt it's excusable
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From 02/07/2019 14:58
As one YouTube comment I once saw puts it, being a Pixies fan is something else. "No one else knows what it feels like".
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From 11/30/2018 04:27
Doolittle has no bad songs. All killer, no filler. The rest of the band's discography is good - Surfer Rosa is great - but nothing beats Doolittle for me.
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From 11/07/2018 19:16
Do new albums hurt the overall rating of a band?? If they were left to their 80's & 90's they would be perfect but the new stuff....EEEEK
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From 08/04/2018 18:24
Pixies are one of the few bands where I sit and wonder how they came up with this brilliant noise which is equal parts soft loud melodic surf rock. I don’t understand reviewers who criticize Bossanova and Trompe Le Monde they are great albums in their own right. Their brief early career is hugely influential and I have been a bit hesitant due to the standard set but I will give their latest stuff a chance.
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From 08/04/2018 06:30
One of the most influential bands of all time. I just saw them in concert and got to experience just how talented of a vocalist Black Francis is.
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From 07/06/2018 06:31
One of the most influential bands of the last 30 years. produced one absolute classic and 2 / 3 other great albums (I can never quite decide about Come On Pilgrim) but it's their influence on others which marks them out for greatness.
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From 11/03/2017 18:05
They were a great band, had a lot of influence, and are very fun to listen to, but I definitely think they're a little overrated. especially on websites like this.
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From 08/29/2017 20:26
This has got to be the greatest Alt Rock group of all time!
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