As the perennial question about the planet-sized ex-Pixie goes: could he still write world-beating rock songs – and if so, is he just fucking around? ‘The Seus’ sees Frank jamming…

The unlikely, ghoulish inspiration of a dead Dutch pop star has forced Pixies’ frontman Frank Black into making his finest album since the demise of his influential ’90s alt.rockers. Because…

Black Francis

After the Pixies, the guy who trademarked soft-loud songwriting changed his name from Black Francis to Frank Black and began ploughing the lonely acoustic furrow of the soft-soft. Well, hold…