Pixies Announce Exclusive Spotify Session Plus World Tour 2014

Band Readies for Australia, European and Japanese Summer Festivals and North American Autumn Tour. The iconic Pixies braved January’s winter blizzard to travel to Water Music in Hoboken, NJ to record an acoustic performance exclusively for a Spotify Session.

The PixiesThe band – Black Francis (vocals, guitar), Joey Santiago (guitars), and David Lovering (drums) were joined by touring bassist Paz Lenchantin who played violin and sang background vocals, for a six song set comprised of four songs from Pixies just-released album, Indie Cindy, and two from the band’s 1987 debut, Come On Pilgrim. Spotify also conducted a 13-track, exclusive Q&A with Pixies, where they discussed the new album, current global tour and much more.

The Spotify track listing includes:
Greens and Blues
Andro Queen
Indie Cindy
Silver Snail
Nimrod’s Son

Spotify is releasing this Session globally today with a major promotional campaign including newsletters, in-client marketing, social posts, and much more. Pixies 2013-2014 extensive global touring schedule is back in full swing beginning May 23 with a four-night stand at Australia’s Sydney Opera House. Pixies then play a series of major festivals throughout Europe, travel to Japan for the Summer Sonic festivals, and then kick off Leg Two of their North American tour in late September. Complete dates are below.

23-26 – Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
29/30 – Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain

2 – Rock In Idro, Bologna, Italy
4 – Caribana Festival, Crans-Pres-Celighy, Switzerland
5/7 – Primavera Sound, Porto, Portugal
8 – Field Day, Victoria Park, London, UK
10 – Grona Lund, Stockholm, Sweden
11 – LaugardallSholl, Reykjavik, Iceland
13 – Orange Festival, Warsaw, Poland
15 – Northside, Arhus, Denmark
17/18 – Bloomfield Stadium, Tel Aviv, Israel
20 – Best Kept Secret, Hilvarenbeek, Holland
21/22 – Hurricane, Schessel, Germany
21/22 – Southside, Neuhausen, Germany
24 – Black Box, Istanbul, Turkey
25 – Inmusic, Zagreb, Croatia
29 – Marley Park, Dublin, Ireland (with Arcade Fire)
30 – Live at the Marquee, Cork, Ireland

2 – Nuits De Fourviere, Lyon, France
4 – Eurockeenens, Belfort, France
5 – Rock Werchter, Werchter, Belgium
6 – Beauregard, Herouville-St. Clair, France
9 – Eden Sessions, Cornwall, UK
10 – Castlefield Bowl, Manchester, UK
11 – T In the Park, Balado, UK

16/17 SummerSonic Festival, Tokyo/Osaka, Japan

27 Humphreys, San Diego, CA
28 Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA
30 The Masonic, San Francisco, CA

2 Revolution Center, Boise, ID
3 INB Performing Arts Center, Spokane, WA
5 MacEwan Hall, Calgary, AB CANADA
6 Shaw Conference Center, Edmonton, AB CANADA
7 TCU Place, Saskatoon, SK CANADA
9 Burton Cummings Theatre, Winnipeg, MB CANADA
11 State Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
12 Orpheum Theatre, Madison, WI

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