Produced by Gil Nortonit was released as the second single from the group's second album Doolittle in June Written by Black Francis as a teenager, "Here Comes Your Man" was recorded for the band's demo tapebut not included on either Come Here Comes Your Man - Pixies - Doolittle Pilgrim or Surfer Rosaas the songwriter was reluctant about releasing the song.
Critics saw "Here Comes Your Man" as the Pixies' breakthrough Here Comes Your Man - Pixies - Doolittle Jon Dolan of Spin magazine commented that it was "the most accessible song ever by an underground-type band.
Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. Inthe single was certified Gold in Canada. The group referred to it as "the Tom Petty song", according to Kolderie.
Producer Gary Smith said, "There was some reluctance to do 'Here Comes Your Man' because it was too pop, there was something too straight about it. Watts-Russell stated that he liked the song, but "it felt just too obviously commercial and I didn't know what we were doing with [the band]".
Francis reflected in that during the recording of the group's second album Doolittle he felt embarrassed by "Here Comes Your Man", but since producer Gil Norton really liked the song, the songwriter Ruckzack - Various - Kraftworks him a bone".
The song featured a different arrangement from previous recordings of the track, and Black Francis added another verse to it. In an interview with NMEFrancis commented on the meaning of the song: . I've been through a few earthquakes, actually, 'cause I grew up in California. I was only in one big one, in I was very young and I slept through it. I've been awake through lots of small ones at school and at home.
It's very exciting actually — a very comical thing. It's like the earth is shaking, and what can you do? The word " boxcar " was apparently a starting point for the song's lyrics, and Francis has suggested that this was in part inspired by the song "Carnival of Sorts Box Car " by R.
A music video, co-directed by Neil Pollock and Jonathan Bekemeier, to promote the single shows the band playing its instruments through a distorted fish-eye lensthe camera variously panning horizontally across the performance space and vertically over the individual band members.
Keeping in the spirit of the mimed performance, Francis and bassist Kim Deal open and shut their mouths in time Clockwork Generation - The Clockwork Crew - The United Skins their prerecorded vocals, yet make no attempt to articulate their lips in synch with the words that they are supposed to be singing.
Instead, they simply keep their mouths wide open with blank expressions for the duration of each verse. Francis stated that " Water on the brain " was the theme of the clip. Music writer Ben Sisario described this stance as "vintage college-rock 'tude--the hit, the pop song, should be avoided as inauthentic, while the aggro, anticommercial song represents legitimacy. But those steps were just not required back in ". Joey Santiago later recalled: "The tour manager asked, 'Hey, Arsenio Hall wants you to come on the show.
We told them we would love to go on, only if we did the song 'Tame'. And they said, 'No, thank you. It also appeared in Episode 9 as well as Episode 10 of Mr. The song was featured in a Citi commercial in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This sample contains the end of the first verse and the chorus. Music Canada. Retrieved May 30, September April 22, Alternative Press. Retrieved on May 31, Retrieved 21 October Hidden categories: Articles with hAudio microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October Good articles.
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