Label : 4AD
Release : 28-9-2018
The debut album of the Pixies celebrates its 30th birthday this year. And how could that be better than with a special anniversary box? This is "Come On Pilgrim... It's Surfer Rosa".
The name reveals: It is a compilation of their debut EP "Come On Pilgrim" from 1987 and their debut album "Surfer Rosa" from 1988, which is still regarded as a milestone in rock today.
Come On Pilgrim... It's Surfer Rosa" is complemented by the concert recording "Live from the Fallout Shelter".
This box makes the hearts of alternative rock fans beat faster: "Come On Pilgrim... It's Surfer Rosa" by the Pixies.
"The groundbreaking EP and the debut LP that influenced the grunge" (RollingStone)
"An unparalleled example of rule-smashing innovation in independent music." (Pitchfork)
"Smack in between hardcore punk and alternative, their secret weapon was leaping from sweet to screaming, driving a spike into Eighties rock." (Rolling Stone)
"Surfer Rosa quickly cemented itself as a must-have album (and) 30 years on, its aged into timelessness rather than becoming a period piece." (The Quietus)