Rumoured Pixies Minotaur release is real…
21st Apr 2009 | 15:26
…but there's no new material
Rumours of a new Pixies release have finally come to fruition: it's a box set of reissued albums called Minotaur.
Unfortunately for patient fans (they've waited 18 years for a follow-up to Trompe Le Monde), the 15 June release won't include new material.
The Limited Edition and Deluxe Edition box sets - including all four albums plus the Come On Pilgrim EP – are being repackaged by original artworkers Vaughan Oliver and Simon Larbalestier (remember Trompe's eyeballs?). Rolling Stone has the skinny, including the whopping $450 price tag on the Deluxe Edition!
Pixies are playing the Isle Of Wight festival this year. Fans unable to make it will have to settle for a hit of Bam Thwok below – the only new(ish) material we're likely to hear…