Pixies’ Black Francis-Directed Video for “Um Chagga Lagga” – Watch Here

pixiesWritten, storyboarded, produced and directed by Pixies frontman Black Francis, “Um Chagga Lagga,” the new music video for the band’s album Head Carrier (released September 30/Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam), makes its premiere today.  True to the song’s esoteric storyline, the part concept, part performance video is infused with a rousing, old-school Pixies urgency.  You can view the video here.

Working with French filmmaker Louis Collins, Black Francis chose Toulouse, France as the video’s location, incorporating its scenic countrysides.

With eight UK dates that sold out in mere minutes, Pixies are set to launch their UK/European tour on November 15 in Vienna, Austria.  Complete dates are below.

15 Gasometer, Vienna, Austria
16 Hala Arena, Poznan, Poland
17 Forum Karlin Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
18 Auditorium Stravinski, Montreux, Switzerland
20 Sant Jordi Club, Barcelona, Spain
21 Coliseum, Porto, Portugal
23 Zenith, Paris, France
24 Palladium, Koln, Germany
25 Lotto, Antwerp, Belgium
27 HMH, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
28 Brixton Academy, London, UK SOLD OUT
29 Brixton Academy, London, UK SOLD OUT
30 O2 Academy, Leeds, UK SOLD OUT

2 Barrowland, Glasgow, UK – SOLD OUT
3 O2 Academy, Newcastle, UK – SOLD OUT
4 Apollo, Manchester, UK – SOLD OUT
6 Brixton Academy, London, UK – SOLD OUT
7 Cardiff Arena, Cardiff, UK
8 Birmingham Academy, Birmingham, UK – SOLD OUT



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