The Pixies Come On Pilgrim 180g LP
The Pixies Come On Pilgrim 180g LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: WEA
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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The Pixies Come On Pilgrim 180g LP

The Pixies

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SKU:
WEALP70709
UPC:
652637070910
The Come On Pilgrim EP, the Pixies first album, began as a demo tape cut in March '87 for less than $1000. Dubbed "The Purple Tape", it consisted of 18 songs recorded over three days. Copies were passed around locally and Ken Goes, a Boston-area promoter heard it and signed up as the Pixies' manager. Record label 4AD signed the band after hearing the demo, and released eight of the songs as Come On Pilgrim.

The title came from a Christian folk song (Black Francis' Pentecostal parents sent him to Christian summer camps as a teenager) and his parents' religion pops up throughout the record, especially on "Levitate Me". Come On Pilgrim features two songs that would make it on the next record, "Caribou" and "Vamos." The latter, along with "Isla de Encanta" show the Spanish influence that would be so prominent in much of Black Francis' lyrics on future albums (he spent six months as a foreign-exchange student in Puerto Rico). The promise of the Pixies manages to break through the limited production of Come On Pilgrim. The songs are solid, and their are plenty of bright spots.

Musicians:
Black Francis, vocals, guitars
David Lovering, drums
Mrs. John Murphy, bass, vocals
Joey Santiago, lead guitars

Selections:
1. Caribou
2 . Vamos
3. Isla de Encanta
4. Ed Is Dead
5. The Holiday Song
6. Nimrod's Son
7. I've Been Tired
8. Levitate Me
Description
The Come On Pilgrim EP, the Pixies first album, began as a demo tape cut in March '87 for less than $1000. Dubbed "The Purple Tape", it consisted of 18 songs recorded over three days. Copies were passed around locally and Ken Goes, a Boston-area promoter heard it and signed up as the Pixies' manager. Record label 4AD signed the band after hearing the demo, and released eight of the songs as Come On Pilgrim.

The title came from a Christian folk song (Black Francis' Pentecostal parents sent him to Christian summer camps as a teenager) and his parents' religion pops up throughout the record, especially on "Levitate Me". Come On Pilgrim features two songs that would make it on the next record, "Caribou" and "Vamos." The latter, along with "Isla de Encanta" show the Spanish influence that would be so prominent in much of Black Francis' lyrics on future albums (he spent six months as a foreign-exchange student in Puerto Rico). The promise of the Pixies manages to break through the limited production of Come On Pilgrim. The songs are solid, and their are plenty of bright spots.

Musicians:
Black Francis, vocals, guitars
David Lovering, drums
Mrs. John Murphy, bass, vocals
Joey Santiago, lead guitars

Selections:
1. Caribou
2 . Vamos
3. Isla de Encanta
4. Ed Is Dead
5. The Holiday Song
6. Nimrod's Son
7. I've Been Tired
8. Levitate Me
ISBN
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
The Pixies
Title
Come On Pilgrim
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
Release Date
09-13-2004
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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