Black Francis Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

3rd July 2014

Quote: "I guess you wouldn't want to get into a fight with Phil Spector, he'd have a gun in every pocket and he'd be itching to use them." Pixies rocker Black Francis would be wary of tussling with the notorious music producer, who is serving 19 years-to-life in prison for shooting actress Lana Clarkson in 2003.

30th April 2014

Quote: "I'm an overweight man and that inhibits a lot... I've tried to put on shades and be cool or whatever, but it always feels like too much of an affectation. It's easier for me to go, 'Look I am who I am, f**k it'. I maybe felt more comfortable in my skin when I was younger. Fat people, you know, they put on weight because it's a barrier, it's a way to keep life away." Pixies rocker Black Francis has no hang-ups about his size.

3rd October 2013

Quote: "We were at a little coffee shop near the studio and Kim walked in at some point and said, 'I'm flying home tomorrow'. She quit the band. It was an awkward moment. We didn't hug or shake hands or anything. Joey (Santiago) and I just stood up and said, 'Ok'. Then we had to get out of there, so we immediately went to a bar. I had to move from coffee to alcohol." Pixies frontman Black Francis on how he and guitarist Joey Santiago dealt with Kim Deal's decision to leave the band earlier this year (13).

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