After reviewing two rather new albums, I'll continue with a classic today. One of the most recognized groups of the 90s, that has inspired hundreds of bands and still has an giant fan base. Almost everybody should at least know their song "Where is My Mind?" which is featured at the end of the movie "Fight club".
Their music was inspired by Surf Rock as well as from Punk Rock. Frank Black (vocals/rhythm guitar) must be one of the most talented songwriters in the world of rock. Every song on this record seems perfect and has a unique tone to it. They use fast changes of pace, minimalistic guitars, sometimes soft vocals and sometimes crazy shouting. If you want your rock to be diversified, just listen to the Pixies!
If you have missed out on this till now and you love rock, then please get this record as soon as possible. It's nearly perfect. They released 4 albums and every one of them has it's own charm. "Doolittle" is their most well-known album and was way ahead of it's time. Seeing them live was, without any question, the best concert of my life!
Check them out if you like: Nirvana, Hüsker Dü, Sonic Youth, PJ Harvey, The Breeders (which is the band of the bass player, Kim Deal. Also good)
Here's a song from "Doolittle":