Posts Tagged ‘Kim Deal’

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The Pixies….Band seeks bassist in to Hüsker Dü and Peter, Paul & Mary. Please – no chops.

The good news for Kim Deal? She was the only person who responded to Boston alt-rock songsmith Black Francis’ classified. The bad? She came to her audition sans bass. And had never previously played that instrument. But according to Fool the World: An Oral History of a Band Called PixiesKim Deal was in because she dug Francis’ tunes. She borrowed sister Kelley Deal’s bass to get started.

Australian singer songwriter Courtney Barnett and her band have had an amazing year touring all over the world, here she plays the song “Cannonball” for the AV Cover Sessions originally a Breeders grungy classic anthem originally written by Kim Deal. Here is the original