Silver (track) by Pixies
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This track is rated in the top 6% of all tracks on BestEverAlbums.com. This track has a Bayesian average rating of 80.9/100, a mean average of 80.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.0/100. The standard deviation for this track is 13.0.
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Nice to have a slow, atmospheric one before Gouge Away, but this is the only time the album drags a little for me.
Underrated by too many...
Possibly the most underrated Pixies track ever. Hauntingly gorgeous.
This eerie Kim Deal-led song probably deserves a little more love than it gets on BEA, though it rightly gets overshadowed by the peppier and more memorable tracks on Doolittle. Deal, usually the bassist, adds some creepy work on the slide guitar.
Those weird voices and that slider makes for a very special song.
A haunting track, I can see the similarities with Nirvana
How is THIS the worst rated track???
Great rhythm, great drums, great sounds, normal voice
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