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Pixies releasing vinyl single featuring new song & T. Rex cover

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A new Pixies song is coming next month.

The alt-rock veterans have announced a limited edition 12-inch vinyl single featuring a fresh tune called “Hear Me Out.” The disc is due out on October 16, and will also include a cover of the T. Rex song “Mambo Sun.”

“Hear Me Out” is the first new song from Pixies to follow the group’s 2019 album Beneath the Eyrie. It features vocals from bassist Paz Lenchantin, who co-wrote the track with frontman Black Francis.

“‘Hear Me Out’ is about things not turning out the way we hoped, but knowing that it’s going to be ok regardless,” says Lenchantin. “Black started the melody phrases on an old organ. I loved it right away, so he asked me to take a pass at the lyrics. The song has an evocative melody that inspired the lyrics to come out straight away.”

Last month, Pixies released a 30th anniversary vinyl reissue of their 1990 album Bossanova.

By Josh Johnson
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