Here are this week’s new and notable album releases for week commencing 28th April, 2014:
Diploid Love, Brody Dalle
Phosphorescent Harvest, Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Everyday Robots, Damon Albarn
Tribal, Imelda May
Indie Cindy, Pixies
9 Dead Alive, Rodrigo Y Gabriela
Live In Poland – 35th Anniversary Tour, Toto
Colfax, The Delines
A Thousand Thoughts, Kronos Quartet
The Beauty Of Destruction, The Devil You Know
No Deal, Melanie De Biasio
Get Back, Pink Mountaintops
You can buy all of the above albums – and many more! – via the Skin Back Alley Music Store.
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Pixies have revealed details of their first studio album for 23 years.
Indie Cindy will be released on the 28th April and comprises material from two previous EPs and a brand new song, ‘Bagboy.’ Three new songs were released digitally via the band’s website yesterday (24th March) and they will also feature on the new LP.
Pixies last studio album was Trompe Le Monde, released in 1991. Drummer, David Lovering, comments:
“We started seriously talking about recording new music about four years ago. New music seemed like something we just had to do, we just couldn’t continue to go out and tour without anything new. So the talk evolved into writing and recording, and we’re all very happy with the way everything worked out.”
The new album will be released in a number of formats via the band’s own independent label, Pixiemusic.
The full track listing for the album is as follows:
‘What Goes Boom’
‘Greens and Blues’
‘Blue Eyed Hexe’
‘Ring the Bell’
‘Another Toe in the Ocean’
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Pixies have today released a brand new EP and video.
The four track EP, titled EP-1, was recorded at Rockfield Studios in Wales with producer Gil Norton. Norton has worked with Pixies before on their albums Doolittle, Bossanova and Trompe Le Monde. The video to the first single from the EP, Indie Cindy, has been released at the same time. You can watch it below.
The track listing for EP-1 is:
Another Toe In The Ocean
What Goes Boom
The band recently announced four UK and Ireland dates this November (2013) as part of the first leg of a “massive world tour”. They’ll be joined on the tour by new bassist Kim Shattuck, who previously played with The Muffs and The Pandoras. Original bass player Kim Deal confirmed she was leaving the band in June.
The new Pixies line-up will play Dublin’s Olympia on November 18, and then gigs at Manchester Apollo on November 21, Glasgow’s Barrowland on November 22 and London’s Hammersmith Apollo on November 24 and 25.