It’s really difficult to choose one song from a huge list of great Pixies songs, but this one has always been one of my favourites because of how simple, yet effective it always seems to be. From the ever repeating four bar bass line to the simple, catchy chorus, there is nothing complicated about ‘Gigantic’ and that’s why it works so well. Kim Deal, or Mrs. John Murphy, as she is jokingly credited brings such a unique flavour to all of her projects and this song is a great example of her hyper melodic bass and vocal styles in perfect, noise-drenched harmony. The only single from the Pixies’ breakthrough album ‘Surfer Rosa’ is a master class in indie punk-rock songwriting and is deservedly today’s SOTD.

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