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"I picked me up a transmission....."

Advantages: An almost indecent amount of variety on display
Disadvantages: Not so much a "band" record

Bands are strange, ephemeral things. Logic doesn't apply. What would happen if you threw together the world's greatest singer, its most technically proficient bassist, its most ludicrously gifted guitarist, its most joint-wreckingly dextrous keyboardist, ...

greenierexyboy 08.11.2007 · Read full review
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Trompe le Monde!!

Advantages: An insight to the thought process of many a modern musician
Disadvantages: n/a

...The Pixies... a great band for every generation. Trompe le Monde... the album that ended that generation. In fact, Trompe le Monde is credited with being one of the greatest Pixies albums and appears in many top 100 albums of the 1990's. The album it ...

nicolap 07.10.2000 · Read full review
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Some guy named Joe

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Trompe le Monde opens with the record’s title track, a short song which demonstrates some of Joey Santiago’s most impressive guitar tricks. The Pixies once said that this album, which was to be their last studio album, was going to be, “a full-on rock rec ...

godspeed 14.07.2000 · Read full review
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The Navajo Know

Advantages: The beginning of a new musical era
Disadvantages: The end of a musical era

...The Pixies... a great band for every generation. Trompe le Monde... the album that ended that generation. In fact, Trompe le Monde is credited with being one of the greatest Pixies albums and appears in many top 100 albums of the 1990's. The album it ...

nicolap 11.03.2001 · Read full review
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Fun rock songs about alien encounters

Advantages: Original, dynamic, and still great fun
Disadvantages: It's not their best album, and you might get bored of the UFO theme

The Pixies are a great band, and have the rare quality of lacking any sort of pretension at all. Making a living on catchy, hook-laden two-minute rock songs, songwriter Frank Black somehow manages to sing about such themes as physical violence and sexual ...

gold_soundz 07.02.2005 · Read full review
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