Story: Jack Foley
HOT off the back of their sold-out tour dates, the newly-reformed
The Pixies have decided to release a new Greatest Hits collection,
entitled, Wave of Mutilation.
The 23-track compilation will be available from May 3, just after
the band's reunion debut at the Coachella Festival, in California,
on May 1.
The collective will span The Pixies' five-year career, from 1987
to 1992, as well as the mini-album, Come On Pilgrim, as
well as B-sides, the live favourite, Into The White, and
the band's cover of Neil Young's Winterlong.
A DVD, entitled Pixies, will also be released, including
The Pixies' set at London's Town And Country Club, in 1988, all
eight of their rarely seen promotional videos (including Monkey
Gone to Heaven, Here Comes Your Man and Head On) and
backstage, behind-the-scenes footage of The Pixies' 1989 European
A Gouge documentary, tracing the Pixies' story, and featuring
interviews with the likes of David Bowie, Bono, Thom Yorke and
Graham Coxon, is also included.
Wave Of Mutilation Best Of Pixies will be released on
May 3 and the full traclisting is:
The Holiday Song
Gigantic (single version)
Vamos (Surfer Rosa version)
Monkey Gone To Heaven
Debaser (Doolittle version)
Wave Of Mutilation
Here Comes Your Man
Where Is My Mind?
Into The White
Dig For Fire
Planet Of Sound
The Pixies European tour dates, so far, are:
Brixton Academy, London (June 2 - 5) SOLD OUT
Phoenix Park, Dublin (with Red Hot Chili Peppers) (12)
Parc Des Princes, Paris (with Red Hot Chili Peppers) (15)
T in the Park, Balado (nr Kinross) (July 10 - 11)