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by Samantha Goodwin | Photos by Press

Tags: The Pixies

The Pixies announce European tour with new bassist and new music

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The Pixies announce European tour with new bassist and new music

Photo: Press

The Pixies have announced UK and European tours dates after last week revealing their first new music in ten years. More details below.

Kicking off the first leg of their world-wide tour in France, 29 September, the band are set to play in the UK with dates in late November.

Joining Black Francis, Joey Santiago and David Lovering, replacing the original member Kim Deal who left last month, is The Pandoras/The Muffs bass player Kim Shattuck.

The band have promised a set that includes something for everyone, including “everyone’s favourites” along with “songs that we haven’t played in ages or never played live before…Songs like ‘Brick is Red’, ‘Havalina’, ‘Tony’s Theme’ and ‘Sad Punk'”.

“We’ve probably rehearsed some eighty songs,” said Black Francis, “so we’ll be able to change up the set at the last minute if we feel like it. We’re all really looking forward to this tour.”

Their first new track in almost a decade, 'Bagboy', was released a week ago.

Watch below Pixies - Bagboy video:

Tickets for the London and Manchester shows go on sale tomorrow, July 2nd, at 9am. For more information go to Gigwise Gig Tickets.

Full list of tour dates below:

September 29 - Olympia, Paris
October 02 - – Ancienne Belgique, Brussels
October 05 – Paradiso, Amsterdam
October 08 - Huxleys, Berling
October 10 – Lucerna Music Hall, Prague
November 01 – Gasometer, Vienna
November 02 – Thonex, Geneva
November 04 – Alcatraz, Milan
November 07 – La Riviera, Madrid
November 09 – Coliseum, Lisbon
November 13 – Falkoner, Copenhagen
November 14 – Sentrum Scene, Oslo
November 15 – Munchen Brewery, Stockholm
November 18 – Olympia, Dublin
November 21 – Apollo, Manchester
November 22 – Barrowlands, Glasgow
November 24 – Hammersmith Apollo, London

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