Pixies announce new album, Head Carrier, and share track “Um Chagga Lagga”

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Pixies have announced details of a new studio album, Head Carrier.

The album will be released on September 30 via Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam.

You can hear a track from the album, “Um Chagga Lagga“, below.

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Head Carrier has been produced by Tom Dalgety (Killing Joke, Royal Blood) and the band recorded at London’s Rak Studios; the sleeve features original artwork by the band’s longtime art director, Vaughan Oliver.

A special limited edition deluxe box set of Head Carrier will be available exclusively through Pixiesmusic.com, and will include the CD, the album on heavy-weight/180 gram black vinyl, and a 24-page, oversized booklet with the song’s lyrics and Oliver’s artwork.

Also available only through the band’s website is a special bundle that includes the deluxe box set, special t-shirt, and a special screen printed 12 “x 12” record sleeve-sized poster of Oliver’s album artwork.

All songs were written by the Pixies apart from “All I Think About Now”, which was written by Black Francis and Paz Lenchantin.

The tracklisting for Head Carrier is:

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Head Carrier
Classic Masher
Baal’s Back
Might As Well Be Gone
Oona
Talent
Tenement Song
Bel Esprit
All I Think About Now
Um Chagga Lagga
Plaster Of Paris
All The Saints

The band have also confirmed the following European dates:

NOVEMBER
15: Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria
16: HWS Arena, Poznan, Poland
17: Forum Karlin Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
18: Auditorium Stravinski, Montreux, Switzerland
20: Sant Jordi Club, Barcelona, Spain
21: Coliseum, Porto, Portugal
23: Zenith, Paris, France
25: Lotto, Antwerp, Belgium
27: HMH, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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