Kim Deal of the Breeders' Cannonball video outfit

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Kim Deal of the Breeders' "Cannonball" Video Outfit, 1993
Kim Deal, lead vocalist for the Breeders, wore this suit in the music video for "Cannonball," a single off the group's 1993 album, Last Splash. The video was co-directed by Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth.

More about Kim
Kim Deal was born in 1961 in Dayton, Ohio. Kim and her identical twin sister, Kelley, were introduced to music at a young age. Kim and Kelley set up a studio in their bedroom and formed a band called the Breeders. Kim moved to Boston, where she answered an ad for a bassist who was into Hüsker Dü and Peter, Paul and Mary. Kim was the only respondent and became bassist for the Pixies. Kim sang lead on the song "Gigantic," which she co-wrote, from the Pixies' second album, Surfer Rosa. During a Pixies hiatus, Kim reformed the Breeders with Tanya Donelly from Throwing Muses and Josephine Wiggs from the Perfect Disaster. The Breeders released their critically acclaimed first album, Pod, in 1990.
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Published on April 13, 2011


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