Single ‘MONKEY GONE TO HEAVEN’ By PIXIES Came Out 30 Years Ago…

Sonic knockouts from the past

20 March 2019

Monkey Gone To Heaven‘ by PIXIES

It’s a song about environmentalism and referred also to biblical numerology. It
was released as a single on 20 March 1989, thirty years ago, one month before
their second, superb album Doolittle . It peaked at #5 on the American Alternative
Tracks Chart
. It was the band’s first song that featured guest musicians: two cellists
and two violinists. B-side: ‘Manta Ray‘.

This monkey’s gone to Heaven

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