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Pixies Urged to Record by Bono

May 3, 2011 (11:08 am) GMT
Pixies are set to end their lengthy studio hiatus by recording new tracks - after U2 frontman Bono urged them to make another album.

' last record, "", was released in 1991 and the band split two years later. They reunited for a series of concerts in 2004 but have yet to release a new album.

And they have now confirmed they are considering heading back into the studio to lay down new tracks - after some encouraging words from frontman, .

Guitarist Joey Santiago tells Spinnermusic.co.uk, "Bono even asked... He's like, 'Please make a record!'... we can't leave that unturned. That would frustrate me. It would. I think we should do it. But it's up to everybody... That talk about making a record will be in the forefront next because it'll be time, you know. It'll be time."

"We've definitely gelled as a unit and hopefully when we can all bury the hatchet - and we have - maybe we'll go in there and hope for the best."

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