Accidental Star: Marco Benevento Ends Up in New Pixies Music Video
Marco Benevento has unwittingly become the star of the Pixies’ latest music video. Yesterday, the band released the video for their new single “Andro Queen” and—as you can see above—the film features Benevento in full TigerFace regalia, along with some footage of his band.
According to Benevento’s rep, the music video contains clips from the keyboardist and composer’s recent performance at the Pickathon in Happy Valley, OR. Neither the band, nor anyone asociated with them, had any idea that they were being filmed or that they would be in the music video, and the fact only became apparent after friends began inquiring.
“Andro Queen” is the debut single from EP1, the Pixies’ first release of original material since 1991’s Trompe Le Monde, and their first without longtime bassist Kim Deal. The band also just announced an extensive world tour.