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Members of Pixies have announced that bass player Kim Deal has decided to quit the band. They write:

We are sad to say that Kim Deal has decided to leave the Pixies. We are very proud to have worked with her on and off over the last 25 years. Despite her decision to move on, we will always consider her a member of the Pixies, and her place will always be here for her. We wish her all the best. Black Francis, Joey Santiago and David Lovering

No announcement has been made yet about a replacement for Deal.