Pixies, from left: David Lovering, Black Francis, Joey Santiago, Emma Richardson 2024 promotional photo

Pixies Return with New Single and Packed Tour Schedule, Welcoming New Bassist Emma Richardson

The Pixies have kicked off 2024 with a fresh release, unveiling a new AA-side single, “You’re So Impatient”/”Que Sera, Sera.” This release captures the band’s signature style, blending macabre themes with cinematic storytelling. “You’re So Impatient” is a high-energy, punk-infused track that depicts a zombie attack at a mall, while “Que Sera, Sera” reimagines the classic 1950s song as a dark folk tale with a sci-fi twist. Both tracks will be available on a limited edition 7-inch single set to be released on July 19.

Black Francis, the band’s vocalist and guitarist, describes “You’re So Impatient” as a comedic take on suburban culture, set against the crass yet horror-movie-like backdrop of a mall. This release marks a significant year for the Pixies, commemorating 35 years since their iconic album “Doolittle” hit the UK Top Ten and 20 years since their notable reunion at Coachella. The band continues to thrive, appealing to fans across multiple generations and promising more new music in the near future.

The new single comes amid an extensive tour schedule that will see the Pixies perform approximately 70 live shows around the world throughout 2024. They have recently started a North American tour with Modest Mouse and Cat Power, and they will return to the UK in August for a series of sold-out headline shows and festival appearances. This year also marks the addition of Emma Richardson from Band of Skulls as the new bassist, making her the first British member of the Pixies.

Looking ahead, the Pixies plan to take their tour to New Zealand and Australia in November for stadium gigs with Pearl Jam, capping off what is set to be a monumental year for the band. With their continued creative output and dynamic live performances, the Pixies remain one of the most influential and revered bands in the alt-rock genre.

Pixies’ North American tour dates are as follows:

DateCityVenue
Jun 04Atlanta, GACadence Bank Amp
Jun 05Cincinnati, OHAndrew J Brady Music Center
Jun 08Toronto, ONBudweiser Stage
Jun 09Laval, QCPlace Bell
Jun 11Gilford, NHBank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Jun 12Philadelphia, PATD Pavilion at the Mann
Jun 14Columbia, MDMerriweather Post Pavilion
Jun 15Queens, NYForest Hills Stadium
Jun 16Mansfield, MAXfinity Center
Jun 18Detroit, MIMichigan Lottery Amp
Jun 19Chicago, ILHuntington Bank Pavilion
Jun 20Minneapolis, MNSurly Brewing Festival Field
Jun 22Madison, WIBreese Stevens Field
Jun 23Waukee, IAVibrant Music Hall
Jun 24Kansas City, MOStarlight Theatre
Jun 26Austin, TXGermania Insurance Amp
Jun 27Irving, TXToyota Music Factory
Jun 28Rogers, ARWalmart AMP
Jun 30Denver, COFiddler’s Green Amp
Jul 24Barcelona, SpainRazzmatazz
Jul 26Benidorm, SpainLow Festival
Jul 28Madrid, SpainNoches Del Botánico
Jul 30Provence, FranceLété Au Chateau
Aug 01Nijmegen, NetherlandsOpenLucht Theater Goffert
Aug 02Nijmegen, NetherlandsOpenLucht Theater Goffert
Aug 04Braine-le-Comte, BelgiumRonquieres Festival
Aug 05Lokeren, BelgiumLokerse Feesten
Aug 07LuxembourgDen Atelier
Aug 08Schwetzingen, GermanyMusik Im Park
Aug 10Prague, Czech RepublicForum Karlin
Aug 13Helsinki, FinlandHouse of Culture
Aug 14Helsinki, FinlandHouse of Culture
Aug 16Bodø, NorwayParkenfestivalen
Aug 17Trondheim, NorwayStereo Festival
Aug 20Glasgow, UKAcademy
Aug 21Halifax, UKPiece Hall
Aug 23London, UKAll Points East
Aug 24Portsmouth, UKVictorious Festival
Aug 27Galway, IrelandGalway Airport
Aug 28Belfast, UKCustom House Square
Aug 29Dublin, IrelandRDS Simmonscourt
Nov 08Auckland, New ZealandGo Media Stadium Mt Smart
Nov 10Auckland, New ZealandGo Media Stadium Mt Smart
Nov 13Gold Coast, AustraliaHeritage Bank Stadium
Nov 16Melbourne, AustraliaMarvel Stadium
Nov 18Melbourne, AustraliaMarvel Stadium
Nov 21Sydney, AustraliaGiants Stadium
Nov 23Sydney, AustraliaGiants Stadium

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