Dig for Fire

"Dig for Fire"
Single by Pixies
from the album Bossanova
A-side "Dig for Fire"
B-side

"Velvety" (Instrumental Version)
"Winterlong"

"Santo"
Released October 29, 1990 (1990-10-29)
Format 7", 12", Compact Disc
Recorded 1989–1990, Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, California, United States and Hansa Ton, Berlin, Germany
Genre Alternative rock
Length 2:51
Label 4AD/Elektra
Writer(s) Black Francis
Producer Gil Norton, Chris Sheldon
Pixies singles chronology
"Velouria"
(1990)
"Dig for Fire"
(1990)
"Planet of Sound"
(1991)

"Dig for Fire" is a song by the American alternative rock band Pixies. The song appeared on their 1990 album Bossanova, and was released as a single in October 1990. The song reached number 11 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart and number 62 in the UK.

The song shared a video with another Bossanova track, the shorter "Allison". According to Francis, the song was a tribute song to Talking Heads.

The single version of "Dig for Fire" is different from the album version.

Track listing

All songs written by Black Francis, except where noted

  1. "Dig for Fire" – 2:51
  2. "Velvety" (Instrumental Version) – 2:04
  3. "Winterlong" (Young) – 3:07
  4. "Santo" – 2:16

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