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"Velouria"
Single cover
Single by Pixies
from the album Bossanova
Released July 1990
Format vinyl record (7"), CD
Recorded 1990
Genre Alternative, College rock
Length ??
Label 4AD / Elektra
Producer(s) Gil Norton
Chart positions
Professional reviews
Pixies singles chronology
"Here Comes Your Man"
(1989)
"Velouria"
(1990)
"Dig for Fire"
(1990)

"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. Image File history File links Pixies-Velouria. ... In music, a single is a short (usually ten minutes or less) record, usually featuring one or two tracks as A-side, often accompanied by several B-sides, usually remixes or other songs. ... Pixies, pictured early in their career - Black Francis, Kim Deal, Dave Lovering, and Joey Santiago Pixies are an alternative rock music group. ... This article is about an album by the Pixies. ... July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... This article is about the year. ... 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 is about the year. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... An alternative is one of two possible choices. ... In the USA, college rock was a term used to describe 1980s alternative rock before the term alternative came into common usage. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and video recordings, on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... This article is about the record label, not the year 4 British indie rock record label, 4AD, was started in 1979 by Ivo Watts-Russell and Peter Kent, funded by Beggars Banquet Records. ... This article is about the Greek mythological personalities. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) is (among many other tasks) primarily responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for mass production and commercial release. ... Gil Norton is an British record producer known for his work with such bands as Counting Crows, The Pixies, Terrorvision, Echo and the Bunnymen, Del Amitri, The Foo Fighters, James, The Feelers. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... ... Pixies, pictured early in their career - Black Francis, Kim Deal, Dave Lovering, and Joey Santiago Pixies are an alternative rock music group. ... Here Comes Your Man is a alternative rock song by the Pixies, released as a single from their 1989 album Doolittle. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Dig for Fire is a alternative rock song by the Pixies from their 1990 album Bossanova, and also a single released in October 1990 off that album. ... This article is about the year. ... The terms alternative rock and alternative music were coined in the early 1980s to describe punk rock-inspired music genres which didnt fit into the mainstream genres of the time. ... Pixies, pictured early in their career - Black Francis, Kim Deal, Dave Lovering, and Joey Santiago Pixies are an alternative rock music group. ... This article is about the year. ... This article is about an album by the Pixies. ... July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... This article is about the year. ...


Single

The following tracks appeared on the single:

  1. Velouria (Francis) - 3:40
  2. Make Believe (Francis) - 1:54
  3. I've Been Waiting for You - (Young) - 2:45
  4. The Thing - (Francis) - 1:58

Frank Black, also known as Black Francis (real name Charles Michael Kitridge Thompson IV, born April 6, 1965), is an American musician. ... Frank Black, also known as Black Francis (real name Charles Michael Kitridge Thompson IV, born April 6, 1965), is an American musician. ... Neil Young with guitar (from the 1991 Weld tour) Neil Percival Kenneth Robert Ragland Young, better known as Neil Young (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter who has become one of the most respected and influential musicians of his generation. ... Frank Black, also known as Black Francis (real name Charles Michael Kitridge Thompson IV, born April 6, 1965), is an American musician. ...

Covers

Velouria was covered by Weezer for the 1999 'Where Is My Mind?' tribute album, as well as jazz trio The Bad Plus on their sophomore recording, Give (2004) Weezer is an American rock band. ... The Bad Plus are a jazz piano trio consisting of pianist Ethan Iverson, bassist Reid Anderson, and drummer Dave King. ... Give is the third studio album released by The Bad Plus. ...


External links

Pixies
Black Francis | Kim Deal | Joey Santiago | David Lovering
Albums
Come on Pilgrim | Surfer Rosa | Doolittle | Bossanova | Trompe le Monde
Death to the Pixies | Pixies at the BBC | Complete B-Sides | Pixies (The Purple Tape) | Wave of Mutilation: The Best of the Pixies
Singles
"Gigantic" | "Monkey Gone to Heaven" | "Here Comes Your Man" | "Velouria" | "Dig for Fire" | "Planet of Sound" | "Alec Eiffel" | "Head On" | "Debaser"

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