No. 13 Baby (track) by Pixies
No. 13 Baby appears on the following album(s) by Pixies:
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|Rating||Date updated||Member||Track ratings||Avg. track rating|
|3 days ago||Alpha||237||85/100|
|3 days ago||snooppigg||6,977||77/100|
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This track is rated in the top 2% of all tracks on BestEverAlbums.com. This track has a Bayesian average rating of 84.5/100, a mean average of 84.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 84.6/100. The standard deviation for this track is 11.8.
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'I'm in a state' of confusion why do so many rate this so highly. I agree the outro is really good but it is only just about saving a fairly ordinary song. Not the best by the Pixies by a long shot.
One of those songs that I'm in love with, then see it's rating on this site and become confused about life...
I underestimated this track a bit amongst the other classics on this album... until I saw it being performed live and where the outro was really kicking ass and I came to realise that it does the same thing on the album; kick ass: what a solo!
The final 2 minutes are so simple yet so incredible. Often just listen to this to improve my mood.
Terrific song, and perfectly placed on Doolittle. I especially appreciate Joey Santiago's slightly off-kilter guitar solo in the outro that follows Black Francis's final unhinged declarations: "Viva, don't want no blue eyes / La loma, I want brown eyes / Rica, I'm in a state."
Nothing special, but an OK track
Best Pixies song IMO... The instrumental, last 2 minutes are insanely epic.
Not a song that I particulary think is special
Wasn't much of a fan of the vocals, but the outro was nice.
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