Despite releasing their most recent album, Head Carrier, all the way back in September, Pixies had yet to appear on a late night program in support of the effort. (Perhaps that had something to do with guitarist Joey Santiago’s recent stint in rehab?) That changed last night when Conan scored a coup by welcoming Black Francis and the band on for a performance of “Bel Espirt”. You can check out the replay below, or if you’re having trouble with the video embed, you can watch it here.
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Pixies are out on the road for a massive tour that already stretches into October. Along the way, they’ll hit up festivals like Shaky Knees, Lollapalooza Paris, and Oya Festival. Their complete itinerary — which includes shows alongside Sunflower Bean, Mitski, Public Access TV, and Cymbals Eat Guitars — can be found here.