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Pixies - 'Bossanova 30' Reissue Out Now
Pixies : 'Bossanova 30' Reissue Out Now
7th August 2020

With this week marking the 30th anniversary of Bossanova, the third studio album by Pixies, 4AD have released a new limited red vinyl edition replete with the original 16-page booklet being reinserted.  It was previously only been available with the initial UK LP pressing.

You can pick up the final copies of the Pixies Bossanova 30th anniversary reissue from the 4AD Store (EU) here +
‚Äč+ Check to see if your local record store is stocking the 30th anniversary reissue here 
+ Listen to the album on all platforms here +

Today at 7pm BST / 2pm EST Joey Santiago from the band will be taking listeners through the album on Twitter, as part of Tim Burgess' #TimsTwitterListeningParty.  Follow the hashtag and listen along with @PIXIES and @Tim_Burgess.

Earlier this week the band shared a previously unseen alternative version of the 'Velouria' video.  Watch in the player below, and read more here.

After collaborating to such success on their platinum-selling second album Doolittle, Pixies continued to work with producer Gil Norton on their third album in as many years, Bossanova. 1990 proved a particularly fertile time for the band with Kim Deal splitting her time The Breeders, who released their debut album Pod just a few months prior.

Featuring the singles ‘Allison’ (a tribute to jazz and blues pianist Mose Allison), ‘Dig For Fire’ and ‘Velouria’, plus the first cover to feature on one of their albums ‘Cecilia Ann’ (originally by The Surftones), Bossanova showed a less primal side to the band, with surf and space rock rising to the fore.

Pixies

Photo by Kevin Westenberg

Pixies - Bossanova 30th Anniversary Reissue
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A1. Cecilia Ann 
A2. Rock Music
A3. Velouria
A4. Allison
A5. Is She Weird
A6. Ana
A7. All Over The World
B1. Dig For Fire
B2. Down To The Well 
B3. The Happening 
B4. Blown Away 
B5. Hang Wire 
B6. Stormy Weather