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    The Pixies - "I Bleed"

    When Frank Black and Kim Deal were good, they were so, so good. "I Bleed" offers a glimpse into The Pixies' greatness: Black's lackadaisical, nihilistic delivery is the perfect complement to Kim's sing-song upper register, and when you throw that punky, no-frills guitar and bass in there, it's a recipe for surefire confidence. I imagine the band chain-smoking throughout the entire song, or playing it as their slowly walking away from an exploding car.