Pixies will return to the UK and Ireland for a full tour in the midst of a new album, Getintothis’ Megan Walder has the news.
Friday 13th is typically one to fear, but in September, it’s one to look forward to.
Following the recent release of their new single On Graveyard Hill, Pixies have announced their third post-reunion studio album, Beneath the Eyrie.
And as the saying goes, third time’s the charm. Still laden with their 80’s predictability (just look at the release date) and ever distinctive loudquietloud sound, Pixies don’t have to rework themselves to feel relevant to today’s audience.
Whilst modern additions to their creative process are interwoven into the fabric of this album (i.e. their It’s a Pixies Podcast, out June 27), they have not lost themselves in today’s music scene, and only continue to impress their ever supportive fans and new followers, who love them for their idiosyncratic attributes.
The band have also revealed a new video for upcoming track Catfish Kate which is to be taken from Beneath the Eyrie.
The clip weaves the bizarre lyrical and visual tale of mountain woman Kate’s simple task to catch a fish for that night’s dinner and was created by Krank! Collective.
Their album launch coinciding with the start of their UK tour, Pixies are set to have a busy September.
Pixies will play:
Fri 13 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Sat 14 Plymouth Pavilions
Mon 16 Birmingham O2 Academy
Tue 17 Leeds O2 Academy
Wed 18 Manchester O2 Apollo
Fri 20 London Alexandra Palace
Sat 21 Newcastle O2 Academy
Sun 22 Glasgow O2 Academy
Mon 23 Edinburgh Usher Hall
Wed 25 Belfast Ulster Hall