Pixies
Surfer Rosa

Genres: Indie Rock

Parent genres: Alternative Rock, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2011) 16
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 73
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008 (2008) 58
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 33
KCPR DJs (USA) - Top 100 Records from the 80s (2002) 9
Neil Strauss (USA) - The 100 Most Influential Alternative Albums (1993) No Order
Paste (USA) - The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 19
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1980s (2002) 7
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2012) 38
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 317
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 36
Spin (USA) - 100 Alternative Albums (1995) 52
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 45
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 86
Spin (USA) - Top 100 (+5) Albums of the Last 20 Years (2005) 6
The Review, University of Delaware (USA) - 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2001) 83
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 1
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 80s (2006) No Order
FACT (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2013) 32
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 37
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 44
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Records That Changed the World (2007) 79
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 44
NME (UK) - NME Rock Years, Albums of the Year 1963-99 (2000) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 58
NME (UK) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2003) 31
NME UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) No Order
No Ripcord (UK) - Top 100 Debut Albums (2011) 6
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The Top 80 Albums from the '80s (1989) 8
Terrorizer (UK) - The 100 Most Important Albums of the 80s (2000) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 36
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 54
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top 50 Albums of All Time (1999) 23
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 3
Platekompaniet (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2001) 92
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
David Kleijwegt (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1999) 64
Nieuwe Revu (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1994) 71
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 80s (1989) 10
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 28
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums from the 80s (2003) 2
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Debut Albums (2006) 1
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 59
Spex (Germany) - The 100 Albums of the Century (1999) 80
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 3
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 239
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - 100 Necessary Albums (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (1990) 42
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 39
BigO (Singapore) - The 100 Best Albums from 1975 to 1995 (1995) 58
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 34
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 22
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 10
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 10
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 3 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 8.5
End of Year Lists
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 10
Record Mirror (UK) - Albums of the Year 14
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 8
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 16
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Albums of the Year 2


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