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Black Francis

Black Francis (born Charles Thompson and aka Frank Black) is the founder, singer, guitarist and primary creative force behind the acclaimed indie rock band the Pixies. Following the band's break-up in 1993, he embarked on a solo career under the name Frank Black. He re-formed the Pixies in 2004 and continues to release solo records and tour as a solo artist, having readopted the Black Francis stage name in 2007.