100 Best Albums of the Nineties

From Moby to Nirvana, the records that defined a decade

Pavement, 'Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain'

10. Pavement, 'Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain'

Pavement's second full-length was less quirky and diffuse than their first and even yielded their career's only modest hit, "Cut Your Hair." Best of all, sweetly catchy songs such as "Gold Soundz" and "Range Life" showed that Pavement were more than just smirky indie rockers.

Pavement Stage Brilliant Nineties Revival by Rob Sheffield

Rolling Stone's Original 1994 Review

Photos: Pavement Stage Nineties Revival

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