The Pixies

Profil:
Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in early 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts. The original lineup consisted of Black Francis (real name Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV) (vocals, guitar), Kim Deal (bass, vocals (1986 to 2013), Joey Santiago (guitar) and Dave Lovering (drums). Combining jagged, roaring guitars and stop-start dynamics with melodic pop hooks, intertwining male-female harmonies and evocative, cryptic lyrics, the Pixies were one of the most influential American alternative rock bands of the late 1980s. The band were inventive, rabid rock fans that turned conventions inside out, melding punk and indie guitar rock, classic pop, surf rock, and stadium-sized riffs with singer/guitarist Black Francis' bizarre, fragmented lyrics about space, religion, sex, mutilation, and pop culture; while the meaning of his lyrics may have been impenetrable, the music was direct and forceful. The Pixies' busy, brief songs, extreme dynamics, and subversion of pop song structures proved one of the touchstones of 1990s alternative rock.

Kim Deal left the band in 2013, and was briefly replaced for live performances by Kim Shattuck, before Paz Lenchantin joined the band as permanent bass player.
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Singles & EPs

PR-8127 Pixies - Live Cover-Design Pixies Live(12", S/Sided, Promo) Elektra, 4AD PR-8127 US 1989 Diese Version verkaufen
Pixies - Dig For Fire Cover-Design Pixies Dig For Fire 4AD UK 1990 Diese Version verkaufen
Pixies - Debaser (Live) Cover-Design Pixies Debaser (Live) (Single) 4AD, Shock (2) Australia 1997 Diese Version verkaufen

Compilations

RCCY-1029 Pixies - Surfer Rosa & Come On Pilgrim Cover-Design The Pixies* Surfer Rosa & Come On Pilgrim(CD, Comp) 4AD RCCY-1029 Japan 1998 Diese Version verkaufen
Pixies - Complete 'B' Sides Cover-Design Pixies Complete 'B' Sides (Comp) 4AD Taiwan 2001 Diese Version verkaufen
UMPG104 Pixies - Classic Rock Songwriter Spotlight Series Cover-Design The Pixies*, Black Francis & Frank Black The Pixies*, Black Francis & Frank Black - Classic Rock Songwriter Spotlight Series(2xCD, Comp, Promo) Universal Music Publishing Group UMPG104 US 2009 Diese Version verkaufen

Videos

Pixies - Loudquietloud - A Film About The Pixies Cover-Design The Pixies* Loudquietloud - A Film About The Pixies Plexifilm Australia & New Zealand 2005 Diese Version verkaufen

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10. Oktober 2019
This page is a great example of why 'Albums' and 'Live Recordings' should be separate categories.
AlexK

AlexK

5. November 2013
it was 1990 and my brother brought a record at home. i was 13 and i would be haunted by the vocals of Where Is My Mind for ever after...

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