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Perhaps one of the most prominent punk bands of the eighties and nineties in Europe, Pixies were relatively unknown in the US. Kurt Cobain confessed that ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ was his own attempt at a Pixies style song. The band’s reunion tour in 2004 was reportedly the fastest selling tour of all time. Just wait until O-Town reunite!

Pixies News

Pixies and Julian Casablancas added to Coachella bill

Californian festival takes place over next two weekends

  • Apr 9, 2014

Pixies launch fan artwork competition

The band will release their first studio album in 23 years, 'Indie Cindy', on April 28

  • Mar 31, 2014

Pixies to headline at the Eden Sessions

US band will play live at the Eden Project in Cornwall on July 9

  • Mar 26, 2014

Pixies reveal 'Snakes' video – watch

New song is taken from 'EP-3' release ahead of 'Indie Cindy' LP

  • Mar 25, 2014

Pixies to release first album in 23 years

'Indie Cindy' will comprise of the band's three recent EPs and will be released on April 28

  • Mar 24, 2014

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Pixies Music Videos

What Goes Boom (Live in the USA) Play Video

What Goes Boom (Live in the USA)

Watch the official What Goes Boom (Live in the USA) video by Pixies in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Greens And Blues Play Video

Greens And Blues

Watch the official Greens And Blues video by Pixies in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Magdalena Play Video

Magdalena

PIXIES - MAGDALENA www.pixiesmusic.com An Everything is Okay Production Directed and Edited by Judy Jacob Starring Nando Messias with Dannie Pye Director or Photography Gareth Munden Produced by Henry Lloyd-Baker &...

Blue Eyed Hexe Play Video

Blue Eyed Hexe

PIXIES - BLUE EYED HEXE NEW 4-SONG EP2 OUT NOW: http://newpixi.es/gMl Director, Animator, Editor: Mount Emult Awesome Little Dude Assistant Animator: Holdyn Newman-Long http://mountemult.tumblr.com/

Another Toe In The Ocean Play Video

Another Toe In The Ocean

PIXIES - ANOTHER TOE IN THE OCEAN http://www.pixiesmusic.com ReeAnimation http://www.reea.net/reeanimation Written, directed and animated by Liviu Boar

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Pixies Reviews

Pixies - 'EP3'

Pixies - 'EP3'

A delicious mess that strokes fascination in what the future holds for Black Francis and co...

  • Mar 27, 2014

Pixies - 'EP2'

There's no nostalgic glances back in time from Black Francis and co on this bold new release

  • Jan 3, 2014

Pixies - 'EP1'

Doesn’t reach the impossibly high standards of their back catalogue, but there’s promise

  • Oct 4, 2013

Live Review: Pixies

Much ado about ’little. Brixton Academy, London, Tuesday, October 6

  • Oct 19, 2009

Pixies: Apollo/Alexandra palace, Manchester/London, Tues Aug 30/Wed Aug 31

The nicest guy in rock (official!), Ross Millard from The Futureheads, gets giddy with excitement at being allowed to support his childhood heroes, the Pixies

  • Sep 19, 2005

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Pixies Biography

The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1986. The group currently consists of founders Black Francis (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Joey Santiago (lead guitar) and David Lovering (drums). Co-founder Kim Deal (bass, backing vocals) left in 2013, being replaced by Kim Shattuck as a live bass player for some months; in December she was replaced by Paz Lenchantin, for their 2014 world tour. 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 under acrimonious circumstances, but reunited in 2004.

The band's style of music contains a range of elements, including indie rock, psychedelia, noise rock, and surf rock. Black Francis is the Pixies' primary songwriter and singer. He has written about a number of offbeat subjects in the band's songs, such as extraterrestrials, surrealism, incest, and biblical violence.

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, leading to sold-out world tours following their reunion in 2004.

In June 2013, bassist Kim Deal officially left the band, and shortly after the band released a new track, "Bagboy"--their first new material in almost ten years.

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