The indie legends announce their first shows in the UK capital for 13 years...

Pixies have confirmed two shows at LONDON BRIXTON ACADEMY on their comeback tour.

As previously reported, the band are to reunite for a full tour this year.

Now, a day after NME.COM revealed the group will play T In The Park on July 10, the indie icons have announced their first dates in the UK capital since 1991’s Crystal Palace Bowl show. They play Brixton on June 2 and 3.

Tickets go on sale from 9am tomorrow (February 7) – [url=]click here after that time or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

David Bowie are expected to play some warm-up shows in North America before they appear at the Coachella Festival in California on May 1. They will visit Europe between May 28 and July 10. The stint includes a support slot on Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ summer European tour, as well as a slot on the Main Stage at T In The Park on the first day of the event (July 10). They join Muse, Pixies and David Bowie.

T In The Park 2004 takes place at Balado, Kinross near Glasgow, over the weekend of July 10-11 2004.

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

The band’s former label 4AD are to release a 23-track ‘best of’ album called ‘Wave Of Mutilation’ and DVD called ‘Pixies’ to coincide with the tour.

The tracklistiing for the CD is:

‘Bone Machine’

‘Nimrod’s Son’

‘The Holiday Song’


‘Broken Face’

‘Gigantic’ (single version)

‘Vamos’ (Surfer Rosa version)


‘Monkey Gone To Heaven’

‘Debaser’ (Doolittle version)

‘Gouge Away’

‘Wave Of Mutilation’

‘Here Comes Your Man’


‘Where Is My Mind?’

‘Into The White’



‘Dig For Fire’


‘Alec Eiffel’

‘Planet Of Sound’


The DVD will feature eight David Bowie 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.