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  • martinpercival
    and here s the original XFM source on this subject........ http://www.xfm.co.uk/article.asp?id=10342 Maybe one day.... Martin ... the ... catalog, ... here)
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      and here's the original XFM source on this subject........

      http://www.xfm.co.uk/article.asp?id=10342

      Maybe one day....

      Martin

      --- In debaser@yahoogroups.com, "alaska620"
      <alaska620@e...> wrote:
      > http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/news/03-07/14.shtml
      >
      > Monday, July 14th, 2003
      >
      > Frank Black Says Pixies Considering Reunion
      > We're gonna ditch the tagline here and just tell you to go read
      the
      > lyrics to Caribou again, as more beautiful words have never
      > been written
      >
      > Ed Howard reports:
      > On the heels of the reissuing of virtually their entire back
      catalog,
      > The Pixies, that most upstanding of classic late 80s/early 90s
      > alternative rock bands (who I'm sure need no introduction
      here)
      > may be just a few baby steps away from a full-fledged reunion.
      > Pixies front man Frank Black (formerly known as Black Francis,
      > for those who may have needed to ask) recently said in an
      > interview with London radio station XFM that the group has
      been
      > getting together every once in a while to play informally.
      >
      > Black isn't 100% sold on the idea; he told the station, "I do
      dream
      > about the Pixies reunion... It's like those schoolboy dreams
      when
      > you don't do your homework and you don't study for the test, but
      > I'm at the gig and we're hanging out, but it's an utter failure and
      I
      > don't know the songs, and hardly anyone turns up for the gig
      and
      > people walk out. That's what I'm afraid of, that it'd be a big, big
      > failure."
      >
      > Despite Black's hesitation, he does admit that the Pixies "do
      get
      > together and have private jams together, but not for public
      > consumption." It's a huge step, considering the well-publicized
      > bad blood between Black and second singer/bassist Kim
      Deal.
      > It was this tension that originally split up the band in 1993,
      > leaving Deal to form The Breeders with sister Kelley. Black's
      > confirmation that the original line-up of himself, Deal, guitarist
      > Joey Santiago, and drummer David Lovering still play together
      is
      > a big step toward the band overcoming their past difficulties
      and
      > reforming for a tour-- or possibly a new album.
      >
      > In the meantime, however, Pixies fans will have to remain
      > content with Black's current work with his backing band, The
      > Catholics-- and it sounds like they couldn't be busier. Though
      the
      > band simultaneously released two full-lengths with Frank last
      > August, they've already got another in the can. Titled Show Me
      > Your Tears, the forthcoming album is due out on September
      9th.
      > They'll be promoting it with a tour of the UK this autumn. Dates:
      >
      > 09-26 Edinburgh, UK - Liquid Rooms
      > 09-27 Aberdeen, UK - Lemon Tree
      > 09-28 Glasgow, UK - Garage
      > 09-30 Leeds, UK - Cockpit
      > 10-01 Manchester, UK - MDH
      > 10-02 Liverpool, UK - Stanley Theatre
      > 10-03 Dublin, Ireland - Vicar St
      > 10-05 Sheffield, UK - Leadmill
      > 10-06 Birmingham, UK - Academy 2
      > 10-07 Norwich, UK - Waterfront
      > 10-09 Bristol, UK - Fire Station
      > 10-10 Oxford, UK - Zodiac
      > 10-11 Portsmouth, UK - Wedgewood Rooms
      > 10-13 Cambridge, UK - Junction
      > 10-14 Brighton, UK - Concorde
      > 10-15 London, UK - Astoria
      >
      > .: Pitchfork Review: Pixies: Pixies
      > .: Pitchfork Review: Pixies: Complete B-Sides
      > .: "Caribou" lyrics:
      > http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/pixies/caribou.html
      > .: 4AD: http://www.4ad.com
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