Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Most recent release, Head Carrier (2016)
Own material, some covers
Kim Deal. sure she's great on the guitar. but she made the Pixies for me. listen to GIGANTIC. (email@example.com)
Recommended first album:
1991—Elektra (US)/4AD (UK)—CAD 905
Highly recommended for alternative rock fans
Black Francis—vocals, guitar
Karen Kalsrud—violin on "Monkey Gone to Heaven"
maybe Black Francis and Kim Deal are Lennon-and-McCartney-s—dissimilar musicians who sparked each other to fiery brilliance, never to shine so bright in their solo careers. then again, maybe not: for all that Frank Black and the Breeders just aren't as staggering as Pixies were, comparisons to the Particularly Fab Two seem less apt than those to, say, a major industrial accident or repeated blows to the head. Doolittle is repeated major industrial blows to the head. not much here that is traditionally "Ecto", perhaps; it's loud, tangled, rude, and far far from ethereal. but the songs, particularly "Debaser", "Gouge Away", "Here Comes My Man", "There Goes My Gun" ;), and the astounding "Monkey Gone To Heaven", are almost perfect. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
While I like to listen to these songs for the lyrics and the novelty of something that's not typically my taste, I can't get myself to really like them. Rating: 38/100. Best track: "Magdalena 318." (email@example.com)
Thanks to Sarah Morayati and JoAnn Whetsell for work on this entry.
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