Wave Of Mutilation (track) by Pixies
Wave Of Mutilation appears on the following album(s) by Pixies:
- Doolittle (track #3) (this album) (1989)
- Wave Of Mutilation: Best Of Pixies (track #12) (compilation) (2004)
- Death To The Pixies (track #6) (compilation) (1997)
- Death To The Pixies (track #35) (compilation) (1997)
- Pixies At The BBC (track #9) (1998)
- Live At Coachella 2004/05/01 (track #4) (2010)
- Live: Malibu Nightclub, Lido Beach, NY, 31 July '89 (track #22) (2017)
- Minotaur (track #24) (compilation) (2009)
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Jagged guitars, echoing double track vocals, and possibly the best lyric ever in "You'll think I'm dead, but I sail away" make this one of my favorite songs on one of the best albums filled with them.
One of the most catchy and accessible Pixies songs but still amazing
Check out these lyrics: "I've kissed mermaids, rode the El Niño / Walked the sand with the crustaceans / Could find my way to Mariana / On a wave of mutilation." I couldn't tell you what a wave of mutilation is, but it sounds appropriately ominous. Then again, this isn't really one of the Pixies' most ominous songs--it's actually a heavenly little slice of deranged pop. I have no idea what it's about, though.
One of the most well known, as well as one of the best tracks on the album :)
This is GOD
More violance, love it.
Favourite on the album
Calmed down a tad. Still upbeat, but less screaming. I like it a lot.
Now I´m Amzed of these 3 words, Wave Of Mutilation
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