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Pixies

Velouria

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“Velouria” is a song by the American alternative rock band Pixies, written and sung by the band’s frontman Black Francis. “Velouria” is featured on their album Bossanova, was the first single to be released from it and was the band’s first UK Top 40 hit. The song features extensive use of theremin. It featured on the influential 1990 ‘Madchester’ compilation album Happy Daze. Black Francis re-recorded a version of “Velouria” with Keith Moliné and Andy Diagram for his Frank Black Francis album. The song was covered by The Bad Plus in their 2004 album Give. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ My velouria ... My velouria, my velouria ... Every summer

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