£19.65 + £1.26 UK delivery
Only 1 left in stock. Sold by Founders Factory JPN4UK

Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Basket
£21.76
+ £1.26 UK delivery
Sold by: TOMMY's STORE
Add to Basket
£22.00
+ £1.26 UK delivery
Sold by: Arc Trade Media_JAPAN
Add to Basket
£23.57
+ £1.26 UK delivery
Sold by: Japan-Select
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Available to Download Now
Buy the MP3 album for £7.99

Complete B-Sides Import

4.4 out of 5 stars 18 customer reviews

Price: £19.65
Only 1 left in stock.
Dispatched from and sold by Founders Factory JPN4UK.
10 new from £19.65 3 used from £3.50
£19.65 Only 1 left in stock. Dispatched from and sold by Founders Factory JPN4UK.

Amazon's Pixies Store


Special Offers and Product Promotions


Frequently Bought Together

  • Complete B-Sides
  • +
  • Bossanova
  • +
  • Trompe Le Monde
Total price: £31.63
Buy the selected items together

Product details

  • Audio CD (1 Jun. 2010)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Hostess Japan/Zoom
  • ASIN: B003E33RHI
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Audio CD
though this is a b-sides compilation, every song here is miles ahead of pixies' legions of imitators. even the ones that frank black doesn't rate (manta ray) are fantastic. dancing the manta ray and baileys walk are two of their most powerful moments, and the neil young covers are both excellent too. also worth checking out for the wilder version of river euphrates and the incredible slow version of wave of mutilation.
Comment 7 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By A Customer on 16 Mar. 2006
Format: Audio CD
I think you can tell a lot about a band from their b sides, their chance to stretch out and experiment. This b sides collection just proves again what a great band the Pixies were.
It's a great collection and stands up to comparison with their albums. It has some pretty strange demented songs (Dance the mantra ray, In Heaven) but few do demented better than Frank Black. Into the White is also a great song, should have been on one of the albums.
Comment 5 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Audio CD
Back in the day the release of a new Pixies 12" was always an event, because beyond the obvious appeal of the lead track you got two or three highly entertaining B-sides. Those EPs are out of print now, but here are all of the extra tracks on one great CD.

This CD is everything a B-sides compilation should be. There are crazy live tracks; half-formed ideas; superb misfits; alternative versions of album tracks; throwaway instrumentals and cover versions.

If you are reading this review you probably already know what the band sounds like, but what you need to know is this CD is brilliant and needs to be in your collection if you are a fan of the band. For example, `Into the White' and `Manta Ray' are as good as anything on `Doolittle', whilst the nasty version of `River Euphrates' which opens this disc is superior to its counterpart on `Surfer Rosa'. `Make Believe', sung by drummer David Lovering in tribute to 1980s teen pop sensation Debbie Gibson, will make you smile, as will the mentalism of `Bailey's Walk' and `Santos'. Did I also mention that the two Neil Young covers are thoughtful and beautifully played?

Another thing that is great about `B-sides' is that in under 50 minutes you get a complete cross-section of Pixies' sound from the spiky surf-punk of their early material, through the more expansive and polished sound of `Doolittle' and `Bossanova' to the brash metal of `Trompe le Monde'. The whole package is completed by Black Francis's sleeve notes about each song. A five start treat for Pixies fans.
Comment 4 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Audio CD
Back in the day the release of a new Pixies 12" was always an event, because beyond the obvious appeal of the lead track you got two or three highly entertaining B-sides. Those EPs are out of print now, but here are all of the extra tracks on one great CD.

This CD is everything a B-sides compilation should be. There are crazy live tracks; half-formed ideas; superb misfits; alternative versions of album tracks; throwaway instrumentals and cover versions.

If you are reading this review you probably already know what the band sounds like, but what you need to know is this CD is brilliant and needs to be in your collection if you are a fan of the band. For example, `Into the White' and `Manta Ray' are as good as anything on `Doolittle', whilst the nasty version of `River Euphrates' which opens this disc is superior to its counterpart on `Surfer Rosa'. `Make Believe', sung by drummer David Lovering in tribute to 1980s teen pop sensation Debbie Gibson, will make you smile, as will the mentalism of `Bailey's Walk' and `Santos'. Did I also mention that the two Neil Young covers are thoughtful and beautifully played?

Another thing that is great about `B-sides' is that in under 50 minutes you get a complete cross-section of Pixies' sound from the spiky surf-punk of their early material, through the more expansive and polished sound of `Doolittle' and `Bossanova' to the brash metal of `Trompe le Monde'. The whole package is completed by Black Francis's sleeve notes about each song. A five start treat for Pixies fans.
Comment 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By A Customer on 10 April 2001
Format: Audio CD
If you're remotely into rock music of the early 90's then you'll love this. There's something on here for everyone: The subtelty of 'Wave of Mutilation' ... the energy of 'Build High' ... the classic rhythms of 'Winterlong'. It also definitely rewards repeat listening - something I've been unable to avoid :-)
Comment 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By A Customer on 24 Jan. 2004
Format: Audio CD
An interesting and surprising collection of B-sides that's better than most band's actual albums. Stand-out track's include an alternate version of wave of mutilation, a cover of David Lynch's In Heaven from Eraserhead and manta ray. Buy it if your a fan, but if your looking for an introduction to the wonderous delights of the pixies, see the surfer rosa/C'mon Pilgrim combo,that'll get you hooked......Here's hoping the rumours of a reunion tour are true and that we'll see them over here next summer....
Comment 5 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Audio CD
Back in the day the release of a new Pixies 12" was always an event, because beyond the obvious appeal of the lead track you got two or three highly entertaining B-sides. Those EPs are out of print now, but here are all of the extra tracks on one great CD.

This CD is everything a B-sides compilation should be. There are crazy live tracks; half-formed ideas; superb misfits; alternative versions of album tracks; throwaway instrumentals and cover versions.

If you are reading this review you probably already know what the band sounds like, but what you need to know is this CD is brilliant and needs to be in your collection if you are a fan of the band. For example, `Into the White' and `Manta Ray' are as good as anything on `Doolittle', whilst the nasty version of `River Euphrates' which opens this disc is superior to its counterpart on `Surfer Rosa'. `Make Believe', sung by drummer David Lovering in tribute to 1980s teen pop sensation Debbie Gibson, will make you smile, as will the mentalism of `Bailey's Walk' and `Santos'. Did I also mention that the two Neil Young covers are thoughtful and beautifully played?

Another thing that is great about `B-sides' is that in under 50 minutes you get a complete cross-section of Pixies' sound from the spiky surf-punk of their early material, through the more expansive and polished sound of `Doolittle' and `Bossanova' to the brash metal of `Trompe le Monde'. The whole package is completed by Black Francis's sleeve notes about each song. A five start treat for Pixies fans.
Comment One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Most Recent Customer Reviews



Customer Discussions


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Look for similar items by category


Feedback