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Quarantine Q&A: Black Francis

Black Francis of the Pixies talks to Johnny Temple about coffee, creativity during the pandemic, and the new children’s book based on the lyrics to “Where Is My Mind?”

More info and the video for Pixies ‎latest single, Hear Me Out b/w Mambo Sun, can be found here.


Charles Thompson IV is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is best known as the frontman of the alternative rock band Pixies, with whom he performs under the stage name Black Francis. Following the band’s breakup in 1993, he embarked on a solo career under the name Frank Black. After releasing two albums with record label 4AD and one with American Recordings, he left the label and formed a new band, Frank Black and the Catholics. He re-adopted the name Black Francis in 2007.

Posted: Jun 16, 2021

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