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Crackity Jones Black Francis. LP DJ Shadow. Come On Pilgrim Hollywood Holidays CD Pixies. Home Doolittle [ Gram Vinyl] Track Listing Side A Titles. Overall Rating 0 Submissions. Dead 7. Monkey Gone To Heaven 8. Grieves 9. Crackity Jones La La Love You No 13 Baby Doolittle was released in the United Kingdom on April 17, , and in the United States the following day.
Throughout the States, helped by Elektra Records ' major label status, retail displays were constructed for the record, and " Monkey Gone to Heaven ", the first single from the album, was released to radio stations for inclusion on playlists. However, with the help of college radio play of "Monkey Gone to Heaven", Doolittle eventually rose to number 98 and spent two weeks in the Top To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the album, 4AD announced that a deluxe edition of the album, titled Doolittle 25 , was to be released January 12, , containing unreleased B-sides, demos, and two full Peel sessions.
Following its release, Doolittle sold steadily in America, and broke sales of , after six months. By early , while the band were supporting U2 on their Zoo TV Tour , the album was selling 1, copies per week. The middle of , two years after the band's last album, Trompe le Monde , saw sales average 1, copies per week.
Doolittle was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America in At the end of , best estimates put total sales in America at between , and one million copies. Reaction to Doolittle was positive in general, with the album garnering praise from several major music publications. NME writer Edwin Pouncey commented that "the songs on Doolittle have the power to make you literally jump out of your skin with excitement".
However, he concluded that "getting famous too fast could ruin them", while suggesting the lyrics reflect somewhat of a disconnection with "the outside world". Some reviewers were more critical. Spin ran a hundred-word review of the album, including critic Joe Levy's comment "the insanity less surreal and more silly, and the songs themselves more like songs and less like adventures".
Rolling Stone , reviewing the album in July , gave the album three and a half stars. NME also ranked the album highly, placing it fourth in their end-of-year list. The sudden loud to quiet dynamic present on Doolittle , most notably in "Tame", has been very influential on alternative rock.
People are really going to nail us for this. During the recording of Doolittle , tensions between Francis and Deal became visible to band members and the production team.
Bickering and standoffs between the two marred the recording sessions and led to increased stress among the band members. This culminated at the end of the US post- Doolittle "Fuck or Fight" tour, where they were too tired to attend the end-of-tour party. Soon afterwards, the band announced that they were taking a break.
After they reconvened in , Francis began to limit Deal's contributions to the band. He wrote and sang all the original material on the Pixies' two subsequent albums; 's Bossanova and 's Trompe le Monde both produced by Norton and mixed by Haigler.
This breakdown in the relationship between Deal and Francis, first apparent during the recording of Doolittle , ultimately led to the band's breakup in late and early A range of music magazines have since acclaimed Doolittle as one of the quintessential alternative rock albums of the s.
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