|"Planet of Sound"|
|Single by Pixies|
|from the album Trompe le Monde|
|Released||May 28, 1991|
|Format||vinyl record (7″), CD,Cassette|
Elektra (United States)
|Pixies singles chronology|
"Planet of Sound" is a song by the American alternative rock band Pixies, and is the second track on their 1991 album Trompe le Monde. The song describes an extra-terrestrial's search for the origin of rock music he has received. In every planet he goes to, he is told that "This ain't the planet of sound". Planet of Sound was written and sung by frontman Black Francis and produced by Gil Norton during the album's recording sessions. "Planet of Sound" was released as the first single from Trompe le Monde in the United States and United Kingdom.
The single version is a different mix from that included on the album.