So V2 sent us the new Black Francis album 'Bluefinger' last week and I've been listening to it non-stop. I've never been that much of a fan of his solo work, but as our colleagues at Stool Pigeon pointed out: this album is just fuckin' awesome. The entire cd is a tribute to Dutch artist Herman Brood (a favourite of Knotoryus Dee, by the way...His biography by Bart Chabot comes highly recommended).
It's not out until september, but you can watch several retro-style videos of the tracks right here.
A bove: 'Tight Black Rubber' video by Black Francis + "Soccer Player 3" by herman Brood.
After the jump: more Bluefinger vids and info
How does Frank Black know Herman Brood? Turns out his agent Willem Venema used to be Brood's agent back in the day. So there you go.
FYI: 'Where is my Mind' by the Pixies was the first song ever to be played on Mars. Seriously.
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