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On August 9, 1997.

On August 9, 1997, “Sire”, “Warner Bros” and “4AD” labels released “Lovesongs”, the debut Tanya Donelly solo album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Tanya Donelly, Wally Gagel and Gary Smith.

Personnel:

  • Tanya Donelly– vocals, guitar, keyboards, arranger
  • Dean Fisher – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, percussion, accordion, keyboards
  • Wally Gagel – bass, percussion, keyboards, drum machine, arranger
  • Rich Gilbert – guitar, accordion, bass, keyboards, saw
  • Stacy Jones, David Lovering, David Narcizo– drums
  • Hilken Mancini, Chris Toppin – background vocals
  • Jonathan Williams – electric guitar
  • Jesse Henderson, Suzanne Kapa, Kelly Wohlford – assistant engineers
  • Wally Gagel, Paul Q. Kolderie, Sean Slade – mixing
  • Dave Kirkpatrick – mixing assistant
  • Brian Lee – mastering
  • Carl Plaster – drum technician
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanya Donelly except where noted.

  1. Pretty Deep
  2. The Bright Light
  3. Landspeed Song
  4. Mysteries of the Unexplained
  5. Lantern
  6. Acrobat – Tanya Donelly, Dean Fisher
  7. Breathe Around You
  8. Bum
  9. Clipped
  10. Goat Girl
  11. Manna
  12. Swoon
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On March 24, 2014.

On March 24, 2014, Pixies released EP3, (Pixies self release), the third EP in a series of Eps. It was recorded in 2013, at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, “Sonelab” in Easthampton, and “The Autumn Den” in Northampton, and was produced by Gil Norton.

Personnel:

  • Black Francis– vocals, guitar
  • David Lovering– drums
  • Joey Santiago– guitar
  • Ding (Simon “Dingo” Archer) – bass guitar
  • Mixed By – Dan Austin,  Gil Norton
  • Vaughan Oliver– artwork
  • Ian Pollock – illustration

Track listing:

  1. Bagboy
  2. Silver Snail
  3. Ring the Bell
  4. Jaime Bravo

 

On September 28, 1987.

come_on_pilgrim

On September 28, 1987, “4AD” label released “Come on Pilgrim”, the debut Pixies mini-LP. It was recorded in March 1987, at “Fort Apache Studios” in Roxbury, Massachusetts, and was produced by Gary Smith.

Personnel:

  • Black Francis– vocals, guitar
  • Kim Deal– bass guitar, vocals
  • David Lovering– drums
  • Joey Santiago– lead guitar
  • Paul Q. Kolderie, Smith – engineerin

Track listing:

All tracks by Black Francis except “Levitate Me” by Black Francis, Kim Deal, David Lovering and Jean Walsh

  1. Caribou
  2. Vamos
  3. Isla de Encanta
  4. Ed Is Dead
  5. The Holiday Song
  6. Nimrod’s Son
  7. I’ve Been Tired
  8. Levitate Me

 

On September 23, 1991.

pixies-trompe-le-monde

On September 23, 1991, “4AD” label released “Trompe le Monde” the fourth Pixies studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “Master Control” in Pacifique, Burbank; “Studio des dames” in  Paris; “Blackwing Studios” in London, and was produced by Gil Norton.

Personnel:

  • Black Francis– vocals, guitar
  • Kim Deal– bass guitar, vocals
  • David Lovering– drums
  • Joey Santiago– lead guitar
  • Eric Drew Feldman– keyboards, piano
  • Jef Feldman – percussion
  • Engineered by Steve Haigler
  • Art direction and design – Vaughan Oliver/ v23
  • Design assistance – Chriss Bigg, Paul McMenamin
  • Photography – Simon Larbalestier
  • Rockets – Steven Appleby
  • Typesetting – TPP Ltd. Londo

Track listing:

All songs by Black Francis except “Head On” by Jim Reid and William Reid.

  1. Trompe le Monde
  2. Planet of Sound
  3. Alec Eiffel
  4. The Sad Punk
  5. Head On
  6. U-Mass
  7. Palace of the Brine
  8. Letter to Memphis
  9. Bird Dream of the Olympus Mons
  10. Space (I Believe in)
  11. Subbacultcha
  12. Distance Equals Rate Times Time
  13. Lovely Day
  14. Motorway to Roswell
  15. The Navajo Know

On April 18, 1989.

Pixies-Doolittle

On April 18, 1989, “4AD” released “Doolittle”, the second Pixies studio album. It was recorded October 31 – November 23, 1988, at “Downtown Recorders” in Boston, “Massachusetts”  and  “Carriage House Studios” in Stamford, Connecticut, and was produced by Gil Norton. In 1995, the album was certified Gold by the “Recording Industry Association of America”. In 2003 “NME” magazine writers ranked  “Doolittle”as the second-greatest album of all time, and “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 226 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel

  • Black Francis– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kim Deal– bass guitar, vocals, slide guitar
  • Joey Santiago– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • David Lovering– drums, vocal, bass guitar
  • Arthur Fiacco – cello
  • Karen Karlsrud – violin
  • Corine Metter – violin
  • Ann Rorich – cello

Track listing

All tracks by Black Francis, except where noted.

  1. Debaser
  2. Tame
  3. Wave of mutilation
  4. I bleed
  5. Here comes your man
  6. Dead
  7. Monkey gone to heaven
  8. Grieves
  9. Crackity Jones
  10. La la love you
  11. 13 baby
  12. There goes my gun
  13. Hey
  14. Silver – Black Francis and Kim Deal
  15. Gouge away

On March 21, 1988.

Surfer Rosa

On March 21, 1988, “4AD” label released “Surfer Rosa”, the debut Pixies studio album. It was recorded in November 1987, at “Downtown Recorders” in Boston,  December 1987, at “Q Division” in Somerville, Massachusetts, and was produced by Steve Albini. In 2005, “Surfer Rosa” was certified gold by “RIAA”.

Magazines “Sounds” and “Melody Maker” named “Surfer Rosa” album of the year.

Personnel:

  • Black Francis– vocals, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Kim Deal– bass, vocals (credited as Mrs. John Murphy)
  • Joey Santiago– lead guitar
  • David Lovering– drums
  • Steve Albini– production, audio engineering
  • Simon Larbalestier,Vaughan Oliver – cover image, album booklet imagery

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Black Francis, except where noted.

  1. Bone Machine
  2. Break My Body
  3. Something Against You
  4. Broken Face
  5. Gigantic – Black Francis and Kim Deal
  6. River Euphrates
  7. Where Is My Mind?
  8. Cactus
  9. Tony’s Theme
  10. Oh My Golly!
  11. Vamos I’m Amazed
  12. Brick is Red

On August 13, 1990.

Pixies-Bossanova

On August 13, 1990, “4AD” label released “Bossanova”, the third Pixies studio album. It was recorded in 1990, at “Silverlake Studio” in Hollywood, “Cherokee Studios” in Hollywood, “Hansa Ton Studio” in Berlin and “AIR” studios in London and was produced by Gil Norton.

Personnel:

  • Black Francis– vocals, guitar
  • Kim Deal– bass guitar, vocals
  • David Lovering– drums
  • Joey Santiago– lead guitar
  • Robert F. Brunner – theremin

Track listing:

All compositions by Black Francis; except “Cecilia Ann” by Frosty Horton and Steve Hoffman.

  1. Cecilia Ann
  2. Rock Music
  3. Velouria
  4. Allison
  5. Is She Weird
  6. Ana
  7. All Over the World
  8. Dig for Fire
  9. Down to the Well
  10. The Happening
  11. Blown Away
  12. Hang Wire
  13. Stormy Weather
  14. Havalina