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Pixies played new songs and the classics at surprise LA show (setlist & videos)

Pixies at The Echo – 9/6/13 (via Lisa Worden)

The reunited Pixies had been pretty quiet since the end of their 2011 tour, but a lot’s been happening over in their world lately. First they lost bassist/backing vocalist Kim Deal only to soon release their first new song in almost a decade. It was then announced that Kim Shattuck of The Muffs would take Deal’s place in the band and that they’d be touring (including Riot Fest Chicago and four sold-out NYC shows). Then out of nowhere, they dropped a surprise four-song EP (which Pitchfork just gave a 1.0, what did you think of it?).

The new lineup has been rehearsing for their tour in LA, and as Slicing Up Eyeballs reports, they played a surprise show there at The Echo on Friday (9/6). The band played a 26-song set which included tons of old favorites from all four full lengths (and Come On Pilgrim), with the most coming from Surfer Rosa. They also played “Bagboy,” three of the four songs on EP-1, two unreleased new ones (“Blue Eyed Hexe” and “Greens and Blues”), and their covers of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s “Head On” and Neil Young’s “Winterlong.”

Check out the full setlist and videos from the show below…

Pixies – “Blue Eyed Hexe” / “Greens and Blues” (new songs)

Pixies – “Winterlong” (Neil Young song)

Pixies – “Broken Face” / “Something Against You”

Pixies – “Wave of Mutilation”

Pixies – “Hey”

Pixies – “Break My Body”

Pixies – “Gouge Away”

Pixies at The Echo – 9/6/13 Setlist:
1. “Brick Is Red”
2. “Break My Body”
3. “I’ve Been Tired”
4. “Head On” (The Jesus and Mary Chain)
5. “Bagboy” (New single)
6. “Motorway to Roswell”
7. “Bone Machine”
8. “Another Toe in the Ocean” (From ‘EP-1′)
9. “Gouge Away”
10. “What Goes Boom” (From ‘EP-1′)
11. “Havalina”
12. “Winterlong” (Neil Young)
13. “Here Comes Your Man” (Aborted)
14. “Nimrod’s Son”
15. “Subbacultcha”
16. “Broken Face”
17. “Something Against You”
18. “Wave of Mutilation”
19. “Blue Eyed Hexe” (New unreleased song)
20. “Greens and Blues” (New unreleased song)
21. “Caribou”
22. “Hey”
23. “Where is My Mind?”
24. “Planet of Sound”
25. “Vamos”
26. “Indie Cindy” (From ‘EP-1′)

Pixies — 2013 Tour Dates
Sept. 9: El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Sept. 10: El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Sept. 11: El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Sept. 12: Mayan Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Sept. 15: Riot Fest, Chicago, IL
Sept. 17: Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY w/ Reignwolf
Sept. 18: Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY w/ Reignwolf
Sept. 19: Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY w/ Meg Myers
Sept. 20: Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY w/ Parquet Courts
Sept. 25: iTunes Festival, Roundhouse, London, UK
Sept. 29: Olympia, Paris, France
Sept. 30: Olympia, Paris, France
Oct. 2: Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
Oct. 3: Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
Oct. 5: Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland
Oct. 6: Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland
Oct. 8: Huxleys, Berlin, Germany
Oct. 9: Huxleys, Berlin, Germany
Oct. 10: Lucerna Music Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
Nov. 1: Gasometer, Vienna, Austria
Nov. 2: Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Nov. 4: Alcatraz, Milan, Italy
Nov. 5: Le Phare, Toulouse, France
Nov. 7: La Riviera, Madrid, Spain
Nov. 8: La Riviera, Madrid, Spain
Nov. 9: Coleisum, Lisbon, Portugal
Nov. 11: Rockhal, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Nov. 13: Falkoner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Nov. 14: Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway
Nov. 15: Munchen Brewery, Stockholm, Sweden
Nov. 18: Olympia, Dublin, Ireland
Nov. 19: Olympia, Dublin, Ireland
Nov. 21: Apollo, Manchester, UK
Nov. 22: Barrlowland, Glasgow, UK
Nov. 24: Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK
Nov. 25: Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK

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