When it was announced a couple of weeks ago that Kim Deal was leaving the Pixies, I have to admit that after a brief, “Oh, man!” sentiment, I immediately moved on to wondering if it really mattered. After all, no new songs had been released since the initial reunion in 2004 and it had been over a year since their last tour.
We are sad to say that Kim Deal has decided to leave the Pixies. We are very proud to have worked with her on and… http://t.co/estthRyVwQ
— PIXIES (@PIXIES) June 14, 2013
As of the morning of June 28th, however, it appears the Pixies are back in action with the release of “Bagboy”. Although the song features background vocals that sound very much like Kim Deal, it turns out that the man – yes, man – behind that voice is Jeremy Dubs.
There still doesn’t appear to be any further information on what to expect next from the Pixies, but if you enjoyed the track, trade your email for a download.