Frank Black

US singer, songwriter & guitarist. Born 6 April 1965
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1965-04-06
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Frank Black Biography (Wikipedia)

Charles Thompson IV (born April 6, 1965) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is best known as the frontman of the influential 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.

His vocal style has varied from a screaming, yowling delivery as lead vocalist of the Pixies to a more measured and melodic style in his solo career. His cryptic lyrics mostly explore unconventional subjects, such as surrealism, incest, and biblical violence, along with science fiction and surf culture. His use of atypical meter signatures, loud–quiet dynamics, and distinct preference for live-to-two-track recording during his time with the Catholics, give him a distinct style within alternative rock.

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Headache
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Headache
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
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Czar - Reading Festival 1994
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Czar - Reading Festival 1994
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Hate Me - Reading Festival 1994
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Hate Me - Reading Festival 1994
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Los Angeles - Reading Festival 1994
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Los Angeles - Reading Festival 1994
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Hang On To Your Ego
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Hang On To Your Ego
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(I Want To Live On An) Abstract Plain
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(I Want To Live On An) Abstract Plain
Teenage Fanclub
Handy Man (BBC Session, 14 May 1994)
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Handy Man (BBC Session, 14 May 1994)
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My Favourite Kiss
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My Favourite Kiss
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Song Of The Shrimp
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Song Of The Shrimp
James Lynam Molloy
Love's Old Sweet Song
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Love's Old Sweet Song
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Robert Onion
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Robert Onion
This Becomes Us
Painter Man Is Coming
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Painter Man Is Coming
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Suprabound - Reading Festival 1994
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Suprabound - Reading Festival 1994
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I Could Stay Here Forever - Reading Festival 1994
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I Could Stay Here Forever - Reading Festival 1994
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Two Spaces - Reading Festival 1994
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Two Spaces - Reading Festival 1994
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Bad Wicked World - Reading Festival 1994
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Bad Wicked World - Reading Festival 1994
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I Burn Today
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I Burn Today
Teenage Fanclub
The Jaques Tati (BBC Session, 14 May 1994)
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The Jaques Tati (BBC Session, 14 May 1994)
Teenage Fanclub
Sister Isabel (BBC Session, 14 May 1994)
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Sister Isabel (BBC Session, 14 May 1994)
Teenage Fanclub
The Man Was Too Loud (John Peel session 14.05.1994)
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The Man Was Too Loud (John Peel session 14.05.1994)
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