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From the Album Head Carrier (2016) (buy at amazon.com)
Head Carrier
Head Carrier
Classic Masher
Baal's Back
Might As Well Be Gone
Oona
Talent
Tenement Song
Bel Esprit
All I Think About Now
Um Chagga Lagga
Plaster Of Paris
All The Saints


From the Album Indie Cindy (2014) (buy at amazon.com)



From the Album EP2 (2014) (buy at amazon.com)
EP2
Blue Eyed Hexe
Magdalena
Greens And Blues
Snakes


From the Album EP1 (2013) (buy at amazon.com)
EP1
Andro Queen
Another Toe
Indie Cindy
What Goes Boom


From the Album Complete B Sides (2001) (buy at amazon.com)
Complete B Sides
River Euphrates
Vamos
In Heaven (Lady In The Radiator Song)
Manta Ray
Weird At My School
Dancing The Manta Ray
Wave Of Mutilation (UK Surf)
Into The White
Bailey's Walk
Make Believe
I've Been Waiting For You
The Thing
Velvety Instrumental Version
Winterlong
Santo
Theme From Narc
Build High
Evil Hearted You
Letter To Memphis (Instrumental)


From the Album Trompe Le Monde (1991) (buy at amazon.com)
Trompe Le Monde
Trompe Le Monde
Planet Of Sound
Alec Eiffel
The Sad Punk
Head On
U-Mass
Palace Of The Brine
Letter To Memphis
Bird Dream Of The Olympus Mons
Space (I Believe In)
Subbacultcha
Distance Equals Rate Times Time
Lovely Day
Motorway To Roswell
The Navajo Know


From the Album Bossanova (1990) (buy at amazon.com)
Bossanova
Cecilia Ann
Rock Music
Velouria
Allison
Is She Weird
Ana
All Over The World
Dig For Fire
Down To The Well
The Happening
Blown Away
Hang Wire
Stormy Weather
Havalina


From the Album Doolittle (1989) (buy at amazon.com)
Doolittle
Debaser
Tame
Wave Of Mutilation
I Bleed
Here Comes Your Man
Dead
Monkey Gone To Heaven
Mr. Grieves
Crackity Jones
La La Love You
Number 13 Baby
There Goes My Gun
Hey
Silver
Gouge Away


From the Album Surfer Rosa (1988) (buy at amazon.com)
Surfer Rosa
Bone Machine
Break My Body
Something Against You
Broken Face
Gigantic
River Euphrates
Where is My Mind?
Cactus
Tony's Theme
Oh My Golly!
You F*cking Die! I Said... (Vamos Intro)
Vamos
I'm Amazed
Brick Is Red


From the Album Come On Pilgrim (1987) (buy at amazon.com)
Come On Pilgrim
Caribou
Vamos
Isla De Encanta
Ed Is Dead
The Holiday Song
Nimrod's Son
I've Been Tired
Levitate Me


Other Songs:
Bailey's Walk
Born In Chicago
Dancing The Manta Ray
Evil Hearted You
Hang On To Your Ego
I Can't Forget
I've Been Waiting For You
In Heaven (The Lady In The Radiator Song)
Into The White
Make Believe
Manta Ray
Rock A My Soul
Santo
Weird At My School
Winterlong


Pixies Info:

The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986. They met at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The Pixies achieved relatively modest commercial success in their home country, but were significantly more successful in the United Kingdom and mainland Europe.

The group disbanded in 1993, but reunited in 2004. The group is credited as having significant influence on the alternative rock boom of the 1990s. The Pixies' legacy and popularity grew in the years following their break-up. -Wikipedia

From:
Boston, Massachusetts

Genres:
Alternative rock

Years active:
1986-1993, 2004-present

Associated acts:
The Amps
The Breeders
Grand Duchy
The Martinis

Name Origin:
The group arrived at a name after Santiago selected the word "pixies" randomly from a dictionary and took a liking to how it looked and its definition as "mischievous little elves".

Their Influences:
Francis : Husker Du, Captain Beefheart, and Iggy Pop.
Santiago: Black Flag, David Bowie
Deal: The Everly Brothers, Hank Williams.
Lovering: Rush


Influence on Others:
Artists including David Bowie, Radiohead, PJ Harvey, U2, Nirvana, The Strokes, Weezer, and Pavement have cited admiration of or influence by the Pixies.

Bono of U2 has called the Pixies "one of America's greatest bands ever", and Radiohead's Thom Yorke has said that, while at school, "the Pixies had changed my life". Bowie, whose own music had inspired Francis and Santiago while they were at university, has said that the Pixies made "just about the most compelling music of the entire 80s."

Kurt Cobain in a 1994 interview with Rolling Stone said: "I was trying to write the ultimate pop song. I was basically trying to rip off the Pixies. I have to admit it [smiles]. When I heard the Pixies for the first time, I connected with that band so heavily I should have been in that band—or at least in a Pixies cover band. We used their sense of dynamics, being soft and quiet and then loud and hard."

Current Members:
Black Francis (lead vocals, rhythm guitar)
David Lovering (drums).
Joey Santiago (lead guitar)
Paz Lenchantin (bass, backing vocals)

Founding Members:
Black Francis (lead vocals, rhythm guitar)
David Lovering (drums).
Joey Santiago (lead guitar)
Kim Deal (bass, backing vocals)

Past members:
Kim Shattuck (bass, backing vocals)

Pixies Quotes:

"Those are the two basic components of rock music [. . .] the dreamy side and the rockin' side. It's always been either sweaty or laid back and cool. We do try to be dynamic, but it's dumbo dynamics, because we don't know how to do anything else. We can play loud or quiet—that's it".[ "But who knows what kind of psychology was going on? I haven't really analysed it. I made a joke, they took it too far, so it was in all the papers ... But I was for the first time psychologically open to playing with those guys again."
Frank Black

"It's like those schoolboy dreams when you don't do your homework and you don't study for the test. I'm at the gig and we're hanging out, but it's an utter failure and I don't know the songs, and hardly anyone turns up and people walk out. That's what I'm afraid of, that it'd be a big, big failure."
Frank Black

"I was involved in this relationship that was absolutely terrible. I was bottoming out. And I'm on the way to the bank and my cellphone rings. It's Joe; he says, 'Guess what?' And I just jumped through the ceiling."
Lovering

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