There are little fairies in the world of music, which have a significant influence on the formation of the alternative scene. Today, it's no secret that the right conditions, including online music games, help to focus better, and a visit to super hot girls casino turns into a major victory. But sometimes it goes out of sight, but then they and their magic come back into action. All these Pixies are noise revolutionaries and still existing masterminds.
Their path began just the same as that of other collectives – with the search of musicians. 1986, Boston, Charles Thompson (voice), now known as Black Francis, and his buddy Joe Santiago (guitar), decided to form a band and advertise in a music newspaper. To a normal person, this announcement might seem strange and illogical. To all candidates on the place was put forward requirement to know and love two collectives: Peter, Paul & Mary, and Husker Du. The music of the first was acoustic, soft, and as if inspired by parental tastes, whose floral youth fell in the 60s and 70s. The second represented rough and sloppy hardcore-punk from the graduate conservatory. Despite such parameters, after a while, the bass guitarist Kim DIL responded to the announcement, and on her advice, drummer David Lovering was accepted into the team.
Then demos, contracts, first records, concerts, and hits appeared. But the Pixies in the band almost always had a tense atmosphere. The musicians either didn't get along with each other that many had to undergo a course of treatment for a variety of addictions. But one of the objective reasons for the crash of band in 1993 was discontent Kimberly and their mutually negative relations with Francis (on one of the concerts guitar was thrown in Kim). In addition, in parallel with the Pixies, Diehl played and sang in The Breeders with Tanya Donnelly. It didn't suit her that she had to change from a leader to a subordinate, because black Francis ruled everything in Pixies. This is only a subjective opinion, but whatever happened, the band went on a long vacation and, at the same time, left a legacy, which is the song "Where is My Mind." It was a loud but local beginning, followed by a lull. But their silence did not mean that others would not talk about them and soak up their sounds.
Songs about divers
Pixies, of course, was not the pioneer of such an ambiguous genre as alternative rock, but it brought a boldness of expression and some strange existential approach to the songs. So, we can say that "Where is My Mind?" is a song about diving, and "Hey" is one about love. The metaphor of such texts showed the depth of human experiences and the desire (somewhere in the subcortex of consciousness) to go crazy, to seem different. Therefore, it is not surprising that in the early period, the band was considered to be College rock. They were usually played on student radio stations, as were the bands R. E. M., Red Hot Chilli Peppers, the Cure and others. "Dishevelled fairies" was a bit strange to enter mainstream consumer culture and be in the rotation of major music stations. Mostly teenagers listened and imitated, but as they grew older, new musical horizons opened up for them.
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