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Kim Shattuck Named The Muffs Album After Black Francis Row


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Rocker Kim Shattuck used her firing from The Pixies as inspiration for the title of The Muffs' new album Whoop Dee Doo.

The bassist was axed from rock band The Pixies last year (13) after just six months in the line-up replacing departed rocker Kim Deal.

Frontman Black Francis, real name Charles Thompson, subsequently said of her dismissal, "There's been a shift in the line-up, big woop-dee-doo... as far as we're concerned it ain't that big of a deal."

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Kim Shattuck To Release New Album After The Pixies Axe


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Rocker Kim Shattuck is preparing to release a new album by her band The Muffs after delaying the project so she could tour with the Pixies.

The bassist joined the Velouria hitmakers in July (13) to replace longtime member Kim Deal, but last month (Nov13) she was booted out of the group after less than six months.

Shattuck admits she was shocked by the sudden sacking, but she now has the chance to work on the delayed Muffs album and hit the road with her old band, and she is hoping her stint in The Pixies will have won over some new fans.

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The Pixies Appoint Kim Deal's Replacement


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The Pixies have appointed The Muffs star Kim Shattuck to replace longtime bassist/singer Kim Deal.

Deal announced her departure from the band after more than 25 years last month (Jun13), but the musicians bounced back by releasing their first new single in nearly a decade and now they are heading out on tour.

They have given Deal's job to Shattuck, who will join them on the road for a world tour, which kicks off in France in September (13).

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