Everett True

The sacred cows of indie music – 5: Sonic Youth

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“See them come/Swaggering into town/It’s the arrogant bastards” – ‘Arrogant Bastards’, The Legend!, 1984

Never mind the quality, feel the length.

I was contracted to write a Sonic Youth book one time. I couldn’t think of a single song of theirs I didn’t rate – out of what, 300+ albums? – so I gave up.

Related posts: the longest songs in my iTunes library – Sonic Youth, Kraftwerk, Dirtbombs, Can, Tunabunny, Gareth Liddiard et al

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