Bone Machine (track) by Pixies
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From the album Surfer Rosa (track #1)
Bone Machine appears on the following album(s) by Pixies:
- Surfer Rosa (track #1) (this album) (1988)
- Surfer Rosa & Come On Pilgrim (track #1) (compilation) (1988)
- Wave Of Mutilation: Best Of Pixies (track #1) (compilation) (2004)
- Death To The Pixies (track #12) (compilation) (1997)
- Live At Coachella 2004/05/01 (track #1) (2010)
- Live: Malibu Nightclub, Lido Beach, NY, 31 July '89 (track #2) (2017)
- Minotaur (track #9) (compilation) (2009)
- Live From Brixton Academy, London. June 2nd, 2004 (track #10) (2020)
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This track is rated in the top 1% of all tracks on BestEverAlbums.com. This track has a Bayesian average rating of 88.7/100, a mean average of 88.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 89.1/100. The standard deviation for this track is 12.1.
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This song deals with infidelity and in particular Carol ( who ever she was)
The Bone Machine is a sexual reference to a body part with the line: “I make you pray , you make me hard “
The track also touches upon paedophile priests with the lyrics: “ I was talking to preachy priest about kissy kiss”
And my favourite lyrical line from the entire album is in this track being:
“ Our love is rice and beans and horse’s lard”
That bassline is so infectious!
One of my favorite songs by them. So good!
This song blows my mind. Probably my favorite Pixies song ever.
Incredible drums riff to open the album, very intelligent lyrics and worked guitars
Brilliant opener. There's just so much going on in this song.
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