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On September 13, 2019.

On September 13, 2019, “BMG/Infectious” label released “Beneath the Eyrie”, the seventh Pixies album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Dreamland Recording Studios” in Hurley, New York, and was produced by Tom Dalgety.

Personnel:

  • Black Francis – lead and backing vocals, guitars
  • Joey Santiago – lead guitar
  • Paz Lenchantin – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, piano, Mellotron
  • David Lovering – drums, percussion
  • Tom Dalgety – additional prepared piano and percussion, engineering, mixing
  • Ariel Shafir – engineering
  • Ian Sopko – engineering assistance
  • Ken Helmlinger – engineering assistance
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Michael Speed – design
  • Vaughan Oliver – art direction
  • Simon Larbalestier – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Black Francis, except where noted.

  1. In the Arms of Mrs. Mark of Cain
  2. On Graveyard Hill – Black Francis, Paz Lenchantin
  3. Catfish Kate
  4. This Is My Fate
  5. Ready for Love
  6. Silver Bullet
  7. Long Rider – Black Francis, Paz Lenchantin
  8. Los Surfers Muertos – Black Francis, Paz Lenchantin
  9. St. Nazaire
  10. Bird of Prey
  11. Daniel Boone
  12. Death Horizon

On January 30, 2001.

On January 30, 2001, “Cooking Vinyl” and “What Are Records?” label released “Dog in the Sand”, the third Frank Black studio album. It was recorded March – April 2000, at “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nick Vincent.

Personnel:

  • Frank Black – vocals, acoustic guitar, guitar
  • Eric Drew Feldman – vocals, electric piano, piano, clavioline
  • Rich Gilbert – vocals, guitar, pedal steel guitar, dobro
  • David McCaffery – vocals, bass
  • Scott Boutier – drums
  • Dave Phillips – vocals, acoustic guitar, guitar, pedal steel guitar, slide guitar 
  • Joey Santiago – guitar
  • Moris Tepper – vocals, banjo, bihuela
  • Nick Vincent – percussion
  • Billy Joe Bowers – recording engineer
  • Mike Terry – assistant engineer
  • Eddy Schreyer – mastering
  • Andrew Swainson – cover design
  • Steve Gullick – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Black.

  1. Blast Off
  2. I’ve Seen Your Picture
  3. St. Francis Dam Disaster
  4. Robert Onion
  5. Stupid Me
  6. Bullet
  7. The Swimmer
  8. Hermaphroditos
  9. I’ll Be Blue
  10. Llano del Rio
  11. If It Takes All Night
  12. Dog in the Sand

On January 3, 2014.

On January 3, 2014, Pixies self released “EP2”, the second EP in a series of Eps. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Gil Norton.

Personnel:

  • Black Francis– vocals, guitar
  • David Lovering– drums
  • Joey Santiago– guitar
  • Ding (Simon “Ding” Archer) – bass guitar
  • Vaughan Oliver– artwork

Track listing:

  1. Blue Eyed Hexe
  2. Magdalena 318
  3. Greens and Blues
  4. Snakes

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 September 9, 2003.

show_me_your_tears

On September 9, 2003, “SpinArt” label released “Show Me Your Tears”, the final Frank Black and the Catholics album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Nick Vincent, Ben Mumphrey, Stan Ridgway and Frank Black and the Catholics.

Personnel:

  • Frank Black- vocals, guitar
  • Scott Boutier – drums, bells
  • Rich Gilbert – guitar, piano, pedal steel guitar, vocals
  • David McCaffrey – bass, vocals
  • David Philips – guitar, pedal steel guitar, vocals
  • Joey Santiago, Keith Moliné– guitar
  • Stan Ridgway- harmonica, melodica, banjo, percussion, vocals
  • Eric Drew Feldman– organ
  • Van Dyke Parks- piano, accordion
  • Rob Laufer – piano, vocals
  • Jack Kidney – saxophone, harmonica
  • Andy J. Perkins – trumpet
  • Cynthia Haagens, Eric Potter, Jean Black, Pietra Wexstun– vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Black.

  1. Nadine
  2. Everything Is New
  3. My Favorite Kiss
  4. Jaina Blues
  5. New House of the Pope
  6. Horrible Day
  7. Massif Centrale
  8. When Will Happiness Find Me Again?
  9. Goodbye Lorraine
  10. This Old Heartache
  11. The Snake
  12. Coastline
  13. Manitoba

 

On May 23, 1994.

Teenager_of_the_year

On May 23, 1994, “4AD” label released “Teenager of the Year” the second Frank Black solo album. It was recorded at “American” in Calabasas, in California, and was produced by Eric Drew Feldman, Frank Black and Al Clay.

Personnel:

  • Frank Black: vocals, guitar
  • Eric Drew Feldman: bass, keyboards, synthetics
  • Nick Vincent: drums, bass
  • Lyle Workman: lead guitar
  • Joey Santiago: lead guitar
  • Morris Tepper: lead guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Black Francis.

  1. Whatever Happened to Pong?
  2. Thalassocracy
  3. (I Want to Live on an) Abstract Plain
  4. Calistan
  5. The Vanishing Spies
  6. Speedy Marie
  7. Headache
  8. Sir Rockaby
  9. Freedom Rock
  10. Two Reelers
  11. Fiddle Riddle
  12. Olé Mulholland
  13. Fazer Eyes
  14. I Could Stay Here Forever
  15. The Hostess with the Mostest
  16. Superabound
  17. Big Red
  18. Space Is Gonna Do Me Good
  19. White Noise Maker
  20. Pure Denizen of the Citizens Band
  21. Bad, Wicked World
  22. Pie in the Sky

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