Digital Music — May 4, 2020 at 7:54 am

Tanya Donelly covers Pixies’ ‘Here Comes Your Man’ for new weekly cover series

Photo by Naomi Yang

Tanya Donelly recently started a new weekly series of home-recorded covers that she’s using to help raise money for good causes, and the latest installment finds her channeling her old Boston friends Pixies through their song “Here Comes Your Man.” Stream it below.

Yesterday’s release was Week 4 of Donelly’s Sunday Series, and previous weeks have found the Belly/Throwing Muses/Breeders veteran covering the Rolling Stones, Labi Siffre and Bob Marley.

The Pixies cover features Donelly joined by Russell Chudnofsky, Joe McMahon, Gail Greenwood and Dave Brophy, and a host of background vocalists — all recorded at home studios and pieced together.

There’s also a special bonus track: a cover of Belly’s “Stay” by Charley Stone. Donelly writes: “I heard her version this past week, and I love it so much that I had to include it here. Listening to her sing and play it, I feel like *she* wrote this song, and that’s a pretty weird and wonderful feeling.”

Proceeds from sales of the song via Bandcamp will go to the staff of Great Scott, a beloved Boston music venue that is closing, and local musicians.






  1. So, I have to ask… Is the photographer Naomi Yang the same Naomi that was in Galaxie 500?

  2. Brilliant! Thanks Tanya!

  3. Fernando Whitepants

    That came across my feed or something…
    that was great!

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