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Encyclopedia > Dig for Fire
"Dig for Fire"
Single by Pixies
from the album Bossanova
Released October 1990
Format vinyl record (7"),(12"),CD
Recorded 1990
Genre Alternative, College rock
Length 10:29
Label 4AD/Elektra
Producer(s) Gil Norton, Chris Sheldon
Peak chart positions
Pixies singles chronology
"Velouria"
(1990)
"Dig for Fire"
(1990)
"Planet of Sound"
(1991)

"Dig for Fire" is an alternative rock song by the Pixies from their 1990 album Bossanova, and also a single released in October 1990 off that album. Image File history File links Pixies-Dig_for_Fire. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... The Pixies[1] are an American alternative rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1985. ... Bossanova was the Pixies third studio album, released in 1990 through 4AD Records. ... A gramophone record, (also phonograph record - often simply record) is an analog sound recording medium: a flat disc rotating at a constant angular velocity, with inscribed spiral grooves in which a stylus or needle rides. ... CD may stand for: Compact Disc Canadian Forces Decoration Cash Dispenser (at least used in Japan) CD LPMud Driver Centrum-Demokraterne (Centre Democrats of Denmark) Certificate of Deposit České Dráhy (Czech Railways) Chad (NATO country code) Chalmers Datorförening (computer club of the Chalmers University of Technology) a 1960s... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Alternative rock (also called alternative music[1] or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. ... In the USA, college rock was a term used to describe 1980s alternative rock before the term alternative came into common usage. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The British indie rock record label 4AD was started in 1979 by Ivo Watts-Russell and Peter Kent, funded by Beggars Banquet Records. ... Elektra Records is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group, and today operates under Atlantic Records Group. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Gil Norton is a British record producer known for his work with such bands as Feeder, Counting Crows, Pixies, Terrorvision, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Triffids, Del Amitri, Foo Fighters, Jimmy Eat World, James, The Feelers, Dashboard Confessional and Span. ... Chris Sheldon is a record producer, particularly of rock music, based in London, UK. He has produced or mixed records for the Foo Fighters, Feeder, Biffy Clyro and Reuben amongst others. ... A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... Modern Rock Tracks is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in Billboard magazine since September 10, 1988. ... The Pixies[1] are an American alternative rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1985. ... Velouria is an alternative rock song by the Pixies from their 1990 album Bossanova, and the first [[single (music)|single] to be taken from it, released in July 1990. ... Planet of Sound is a alternative rock song by the Pixies from their 1991 album Trompe le Monde, the first single to be released from that album. ... Alternative rock (also called alternative music[1] or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. ... The Pixies[1] are an American alternative rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1985. ... Bossanova was the Pixies third studio album, released in 1990 through 4AD Records. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ...


The song shared a video with another Bossanova track, the shorter Allison. A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ...


Single

The following tracks appeared on the single:

  1. Dig for Fire (Francis) - 3:02
  2. Velvety Instrumental Version (Francis) - 2:04
  3. Winterlong - (Young) - 3:07
  4. Santo - (Francis) - 2:16

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