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Come On Pilgrim – Pixies

Pixies Come On Pilgrim

Come on Pilgrim

(1987), 6/10
It’s difficult to separate this debut EP from the Pixies’ debut album, as it’s included as bonus tracks on Surfer Rosa. It’s well worth hearing, but it’s still less essential than their four full length albums. Come On Pilgrim took its name from a quote from CCM pioneer Larry Norman, and was compiled from the demos that the newly formed band sent in as an audition for their record label. It’s similar in feel to Surfer Rosa, but it’s a little more primitive, and doesn’t have as many fully fledged songs.

The Pixies have their sound figured out already, but the songs aren’t as memorable as on their full albums, apart from the gimmicky ‘Caribou’. But there’s some great material here, like ‘Levitate Me’. As an EP Come On Pilgrim is difficult to grade – it’s not as essential as their studio albums, but at the least it provides the CD version of Surfer Rosa with some excellent bonus tracks.

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