Pixies - The Purple Tape (b-sides)
NME.COM feature on Pixies - The Purple Tape (b-sides) album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Flipsides to epochal singles from one of the most influential bands of the last twenty years...
Paradoxically, it was the Pixies-inspired American alternative renaissance that sowed the seeds of the Boston quartet's destruction. Had Nirvana never happened - and 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' owes everything to Black Francis' sense of proportion and propulsion - chances are they'd be huge right now. This, though, is to disregard the sheer wilfulness that nestles...
- Feb 28, 2001
Much ado about ’little. Brixton Academy, London, Tuesday, October 6
- Oct 19, 2009
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
Career overview of comeback rockers...
- May 19, 2004
Thriftstore Masterpiece project to release 'Trouble Is A Lonesome Town' this July
Band offer up four tracks from their 2004 Coachella live set
The iconic rockers performed over 30 songs to the Los Angeles crowd
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