The Pixies made Zocalo of Mexico City vibrant on the second and last day of the 2018 Youth Week in a free concert full of its biggest hits.
The band was performed on Saturday night before 100,000 people on the city's main square with pieces like "Debaser", "Gigantic", "Hey", "Monkey Gone to Heaven", "Here's Your Man" and his song in Spanish "Vamos" repertoire of more than twenty works covering a large part of his discography, which includes albums like "Doolitle" and "Surfer Rosa", as well as a tribute to The Jesus and Mary Chain with "Head On".
The Pixies arrived on stage with crime worms, and sometimes Argentinean bassist Paz Lenchantin said in Spanish "thank you very much Mexico." Outside, they preferred to contact the public through their music without talking much until they finished the concert with "Where Is My Mind?" They succeeded immortalized in the movie "The Fight Club" in 1999.
The alternative rock band created in Boston in 1986 and integrated by Black Francis (song), Joey Santiago (guitar), David Lovering (drums) and Paz Lenchantin (bass) is considered to be one of the influences of the 1990s grunge movement and reference of bands like Nirvana and Radiohead.
On Monday and Tuesday they will be featured on Metropolitan Theater of the Mexican capital in concerts with sold out tickets, while in the New York district of Brooklyn, will offer concerts on November 18, 19 and 20 November.
The Mexican bands Titan and DLD were other groups that took place on Saturday in Zócalo, while on Friday there was the tour of Lost Acapulco and Maldita Vecindad and the Children in the Fifth Court in the sixth edition of the Youth Week organized by the Mexico Institute Youth Institute.