Gouge Away (track) by Pixies
Gouge Away appears on the following album(s) by Pixies:
- Doolittle (track #15) (this album) (1989)
- Wave Of Mutilation: Best Of Pixies (track #11) (compilation) (2004)
- Death To The Pixies (track #16) (compilation) (1997)
- Death To The Pixies (track #27) (compilation) (1997)
- Live At Coachella 2004/05/01 (track #9) (2010)
- Live: Malibu Nightclub, Lido Beach, NY, 31 July '89 (track #9) (2017)
- Minotaur (track #36) (compilation) (2009)
- Live From Brixton Academy, London. June 2nd, 2004 (track #15) (2020)
- 1991‐06‐01: Live From Espace Médoquine, Bordeaux, France (track #10) (2021)
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What better way to close the album than to have Samson bringing the house down on yet another old testament reference.
Well one way would have been to choose a better track - but this one's OK.
Amazing bassline, probably my pick from Doolittle
My favorite song on the album. Great bass line great guitar, great vocals. PERFECT quiet to loud
"Gouge Away" used to be a bit of a unmemorable throwaway track in my mind, but I've come to recognize is as a perfect way to end Doolittle and one of the better songs on the album. Which is, of course, saying something, since Doolittle is one of the greatest alternative rock albums ever made.
Great ending to a great album :)
Initially slightly jarring as a final track, but eventually grows on you as one of the best on the album. Incredible bass and background vocals from Kim Deal.
A lot of space in the songs that is not that special. But the chorus is enough for me. And it sounds throughout the song like something is about to happen.
It's alright for an ending.
One of my favorite songs to close an album, don´t knowhow good this sounds
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