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Pixies release 'Bagboy,' first new song without Kim Deal

Posted by Emily Wright  June 28, 2013 10:56 AM

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Kim Deal may have left The Pixies earlier this month, but the band isn't showing signs of slowing down any time soon. The legendary Boston group known for tunes like "Where is My Mind" and "Here Comes Your Man" released "Bagboy" today, its first new song since 2004's "Bam Thwok."

The single was written in a Harvard Square Starbucks and later recorded in Wales, according to a press release from the band's singer and guitarist, Black Francis.

The music for the song has been around for a few years. There are some demos I made with Joey and David a few years ago in Los Angeles, related to a film idea that still has yet to see the light of day, although work on the music continued. So a lot of the musical idea had been kicking around for awhile. It’s pretty simple, kind of a blues-based, two-note kind of thing, really.

Check out the video for the song above and if you wish to download it, head to Slate.com.

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