Watch: Watch Pixies debut songs from new album ‘Head Carrier’ at NOS Alive

Watch Pixies debut songs from new album ‘Head Carrier’ at NOS Alive

The band’s first album with new bassist Paz Lenchantin got a partial airing at the Portuguese fest.

Performing at Portugal’s NOS Alive festival the other week, Pixies took it upon themselves to give tracks from new album ‘Head Carrier’ an airing.

After sharing ‘Um Chagga Lagga’ from the release, Frank Black and chums let ‘Baal’s Back’, ‘Classic Masher’ and the album’s title track loose on the Portuguese stage. Footage of the performances can be found below.

Catch up with the DIY verdict on NOS Alive here, and ‘Um Chagga Lagga’ here. This week Pixies announced a bunch of November UK dates - those are as follows, with tickets on sale tomorrow.

28 O2 Academy Brixton, London
29 O2 Academy Brixton, London
30 O2 Academy, Leeds

‘Baal’s Back’

‘Classic Masher’

‘Head Carrier’


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