Wesley Curtis Last month, Black Francis and his wife, Violet Clark, released…
- Posted on Jul 2nd 2010 10:00AM by Mike Ayers
The idea to bringing this record to stage spawned from Pixies biographer Josh Frank, Francis and Catastrophic director, Jason Nodler. Such will make for a busy fall for Francis -- he recently released his 16th solo album, 'NonStopErotik,' under his and has announced a string of solo dates, including three dates supporting the Swell Season in August. If that's not enough, he's also gearing up to release a B-Sides collection called 'Abbabubba' -- due sometime this summer, according to Blackfrancis.net -- and spent time producing Pete Yorn's new self-titled album, out this fall as well.
And then of course, there's his duties with the Pixies, who are bringing their 'Doolittle' tour to 11 US cities this fall, starting Sept. 7 in Philadelphia. The band's been performing the album and its B-sides in full since fall 2009. Thus, knowing Francis' tireless work ethic, we're pretty sure he'll be on hand when 'Bluefinger' debuts.