The Pixies are about to begin the second leg of their massive, three-part North American tour, but they’re already looking ahead to 2024.
Tag: Surfer Rosa
The Pixies today announced they’ll perform their 1987 debut EP Come on Pilgrim and its follow-up, the 1988 full-length Surfer Rosa, in their entireties at three concerts in Brooklyn this November, following previously announced runs of shows in London and Mexico City. Full details right here.
4AD Records will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Pixies’ debut full-length Surfer Rosa next month with a dual reissue of that album and its 1987 predecessor, the eight-song mini-album Come On Pilgrim, that will include a bonus live set from 1986. Full details and tracklist right here.
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the Pixies’ landmark Surfer Rosa, which, if we’re to count Come On Pilgrim as an EP or “mini-LP,” was the band’s true debut album, featuring the instant classics “Bone Machine,” “Gigantic” and “Where Is My Mind?”
Joey Santiago tells Slicing Up Eyeballs that the Pixies have discussed making a new record, but that notion remains in the ‘chit-chat phase.’ The guitarist, however, is all for it: ‘I’d like to give it a shot, just to see what we’d come out with. Certainly, we don’t have to put it out if it sucks.’
Photographer Simon Larbalestier’s iconic Pixies album artwork — created during the college-rock kingpins’ original 1986-1993 run as well as the band’s ongoing reunion — will be the subject of a six-week retrospective at a U.K. art gallery beginning next month.
Tipped first by the Pixies’ tease of a big announcement on their Facebook page, then the appearance online last night of this image (left), speculation […]