Most people are wary of b-sides collections and with very good reason. When it's from one of the most seminal bands in punk-rock history, however, it's a very different story. The Pixies genuinely cared about giving their fans value for money and saved some of their best compositions for the flip side of their singles. They're all gathered here for the first time, along with some ragged live tracks and a couple of rare cover versions. If the Pixies' four standard albums are now regarded as modern classics, this compilation is quite fit to join them.