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The eagerly awaited Pixies ‘Best Of’ compilation and career-spanning DVD are to be released in May, coinciding with the band’s reunion tour.

The band’s former label 4AD issue the 23-track compilation ‘Wave Of Mutilation’ and DVD called ‘Pixies’ on May 3 (May 4 in the US), Billboard reports. This is shortly after the band’s co-headlining appearance at the Coachella Festival in Indio, California on May 1.

The tracklisting for the CD is:

‘Bone Machine’

‘Nimrod’s Son’

‘The Holiday Song’

‘Caribou’

‘Broken Face’

‘Gigantic’ (single version)

‘Vamos’ (‘Surfer Rosa’ version)

‘Hey’

‘Monkey Gone To Heaven’

‘Debaser’ (‘Doolittle’ version)

‘Gouge Away’

‘Wave Of Mutilation’

‘Here Comes Your Man’

‘Tame’

‘Where Is My Mind?’

‘Into The White’

‘Velouria’

‘Allison’

‘Dig For Fire’

‘U-Mass’

‘Alec Eiffel’

‘Planet Of Sound’

‘Winterlong’

The DVD will feature eight Pixies videos, a 1988 concert taped at London’s Town And Country Club and the documentary ‘Gouge’, which features interviews with Radiohead‘s Thom Yorke, Pixies and Bono.

As previously reported on NME.COM, Pixies have revealed they will be playing new material on their forthcoming reunion tour.

The band play their first live shows in 12 years this spring, kicking off in Winnipeg on April 14. The jaunt includes an extensive trawl round the summer European festivals, a couple of dates supporting Red Hot Chili Peppers, and a four-night, sold-out residency at London Brixton Academy.

A statement on the band’s new website Pixies[/a] have rehearsed and they will rehearse again in March in a secret location in Los Angeles.

“Yes, they have decided which tunes they are doing. For the most part, they’ll be doing Pixies ‘ tunes. As for new songs, there’s a Latvian lullaby, a Czech dirge and a Bulgarian ballad.”

The reunion tour calls at: Winnipeg Burton Cummings Theatre (April 14)

Regina Doris Knight Ballroom (15)

Saskatoon Prairieland (17)

Edmonton Red’s (18)

Calgary MacEwan Hall (19)

Victoria Curling Club (21)

Vancouver Commodore Ballroom (22-23)

Spokane Big Easy (24)

Boise Big Easy (25)

Eugene MacDonald Theatre (27)

Davis Freeborn Hall (29)

Coachella Festival (May 1)

Primavera Sound Festival (May 28)

Pinkpop Festival (May 29)

London Brixton Academy (June 2-5)

Paris Le Zenith (7)

Vienna Aerodrome Festival (10)

Lisbon Parque Tejo (11)

Dublin Phoenix Park (supporting the Red Hot Chili Peppers) (12)

Paris Le Zenith (14)

Paris Parc Des Princes (supporting the Red Hot Chili Peppers) (15)

Hultsfred Festival (18)

Hurricane Festival (26-28, date of performance tba)

Southside Festival (26-28, date of performance tba)

Roskilde Festival (July 1)

Rock Werchter Festival (2)

Les Eurockeennes Festival (3)

Quart Festival (8)

T In The Park Festival (11)

For ticket availability for T In The Park, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

An extensive North American tour is strongly rumoured for the autumn, though the band have made no concrete plans beyond the summer at the moment.