Ex-Pixies touring bassist Kim Shattuck revealed an incident to U.K. Rag NME yesterday that she claims led to her firing. Ms.
Shattuck alleges that her “overly enthusiastic” behavior at the Mayan Theatre in Los Angeles way back on September 12, was the beginning of the end to her Pixies career.
Call me crazy but….. I think there might have been slightly more to it.
Read all about Shattuck’s side of the story below (courtesy of NME):
“I was surprised. Everything had gone well, the reviews were all good and the fans were super-nice about everything. They were like, ‘We love you, New Kim!’ We said goodbye at the airport and the following morning the manager called me and said: ‘The band has made the decision to go with another bass player. I was shocked.”
“I get the feeling they’re more introverted people than I am. Nobody really talked about deep issues, at least out loud. There was a show at the Mayan in Los Angeles where I got overly enthusiastic and jumped into the crowd, and I know they weren’t thrilled about that. When I got offstage the manager told me not to do that again. I said, ‘Really, for my own safety?’ And he said, ‘No, because the Pixies don’t do that.”‘
“I would have preferred if they told me face to face,” Shattuck said, “but they’re
The Pixies appointed Paz Lenchantin as their new touring bassist earlier this week.