Tame (track) by Pixies
Tame appears on the following album(s) by Pixies:
- Doolittle (track #2) (this album) (1989)
- Wave Of Mutilation: Best Of Pixies (track #14) (compilation) (2004)
- Death To The Pixies (track #3) (compilation) (1997)
- Death To The Pixies (track #34) (compilation) (1997)
- Live At Coachella 2004/05/01 (track #10) (2010)
- Live: Malibu Nightclub, Lido Beach, NY, 31 July '89 (track #19) (2017)
- Minotaur (track #23) (compilation) (2009)
- Live From Brixton Academy, London. June 2nd, 2004 (track #23) (2020)
- Live From Coachella 2004 (track #10) (2022)
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Have always listened to this after the massive Debaser. Until today. I love it’s impact in other company. Try it!
May have influenced bands in the States in the 90's but this was not really original. Raw punk bands were doing this in clubs in the UK in the mid to late 70's. Pixies fans need to stop worshipping at the altar and start removing those rose tinted glasses. They're good, even very good but they're not Gods.
My favorite part of this song? Kim's background uh-huh's.
Inspired so many songs after this album
If I'd never heard the Pixies before, and if this were the first song of their that I heard, I'd wonder what sort of pixies would make the maniacal howling, wailing, screaming sound that Black Francis makes on this song. It's fantastic, of course.
Love the dynamics of this track :)
a lot of first-time listeners would quit listening the album with this song, but the screaming is just perfect.
The drums are so good! Really does it for me!
Talk about aggression.
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