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Pixies - Head Carrier (LIMITED PINK VINYL LP)

Pixies - Head Carrier (LIMITED PINK VINYL LP)
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The Pixies - Head Carrier (LIMITED PINK VINYL LP) TEN BANDS, ONE CAUSE

Part of the Ten Bands One Cause Breast Cancer Awareness promotion by RED Distribution

 

In support  of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October 2016, RED and WEA (Warner Elektra Atlantic Corporation) are releasing 10 titles on pink vinyl

 

Ten Bands re-issue their albums on limited edition pink vinyl, all for one cause. This is the third year for the initiative that helped raise $65,000 for Gilda's Club NYC, an organization that provides community support for both those diagnosed with cancer and their caretakers. It is named after Saturday Night Live comedian Gilda Radner, who passed away from the disease at the age of 43 in 1989.

This year's limited pink vinyl are from Anthrax, The Black Keys, Courtney Barnett, Ed Sheeran, Jim Breuer & The Loud & Rowdy, My Chemical Romance, NOFX, Opeth, Pixies and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women during their lives and is the second-leading cancer killer of women in the U.S.; men are also vulnerable to the disease. To mark 2016 Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, RED is releasing 10 titles on limited edition pink vinyl. In 2014 and 2015, RED and its partners in this cause raised $65,000 for Gilda's Club NYC through pink vinyl sales.

These bands and their record labels will be messaging out to their fans and potential customers the opportunity to support this great cause. These are the same full-length albums, made available on pink vinyl for the first time. All will feature different variants of pink vinyl and all will have the Ten Bands One Cause marketing sticker attached.

RED is also sponsoring Gilda's Club of New York City by donating to that organization $1 of every unit shipped on pink vinyl. Gilda's Club provides support for women and men who are diagnosed with cancer, their caregivers and those who have lost relatives and friends to the disease. The club provides networking resources, educational lectures, workshops and social activities, free of charge.

 

The Pixies return with their sophomore "post-reunion" album Head Carrier. Recorded in just three weeks with producer Tom Dalgety (Killing Joke, Royal Blood), Head Carrier has all the sonic hallmarks of a classic Pixies album – tungsten guitar riffage, sun-soaked harmonies, rhythmic pummel and lyrical intrigue – while never pandering to nostalgia. The band – drummer David Lovering, rhythm guitarist/vocalist Black Francis and guitarist Joey Santiago – also officially welcomes bassist Paz Lenchantin to the Pixies' permanent line-up here. Lenchantin has been the band's touring bassist since January 2014, and played an integral part in the recording of Head Carrier.

Aligned to its palpably fresh momentum, many of its songs have a poignant undertow, acknowledging its creators' real time/real life journey. At least three songs, according to Black Francis, "fall into the sour grapes love song category," though two of these – "Classic Masher" and "Bel Esprit" – feel quite exultant. The title track and "Plaster Of Paris," meanwhile, share a somewhat thematic kinship, though the linkage is worthy of a cryptic crossword setter, turning upon the grisly fate of Saint Denis, the first bishop of Paris.

Elsewhere, the songs offer a typically varied buffet of Pixies esoterica: rural roadside prostitution in France and Belgium ("Um Chagga Lagga"), the Mesopotamian deity Baal ("Baal's Back") and the legendary American actor Jack Palance, who makes a cameo appearance in the rambunctious "Talent," one of two songs whose primary musical influence Black Francis attributes to The Stranglers. The album's emotional core, meanwhile, resides in its second half, amid the plangent "Tenement Song" and the closing "All The Saints." And of course, the beatific "All I Think About Now," a tribute to the Pixies' past from its freshly alchemized now.

That the Pixies could have a viable present in the 21st century, let alone a bright future, seemed impossible during the 10 years following their break-up in 1993, and again following Kim Deal's departure. But there's always been a whiff of alchemy to this band that confounds the natural order of things. It's a large reason why they remain so special, and so beloved.

  1. Head Carrier
  2. Classic Masher
  3. Baal's Back
  4. Might As Well Be Gone
  5. Oona
  6. Talent
  7. Tenement Song
  8. Bel Esprit
  9. All I Think About Now
  10. Um Chagga Lagga
  11. Plaster Of Paris
  12. All The Saints

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