Complete List Of Sonic Youth Albums And Discography

Sonic Youth Albums

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This Complete List Of Sonic Youth Albums And Songs presents the full discography of Sonic Youth studio albums. The band Sonic Youth was first formed in 1981.  The group Sonic Youth hails from the area of New York City.  All these spectacular Sonic Youth albums have been presented below in chronological order. We have also included all original release dates with each Sonic Youth  album as well as all original Sonic Youth album covers. Every Sonic Youth album listed below showcases the entire Sonic Youth album tracklisting.


Confusion Is Sex

Sonic Youth Albums

Released 1983

CD Track Listings:

1. (She’s in a) Bad Mood
2. Protect Me You
3. Freezer Burn / I Wanna Be Your Dog
4. Shaking Hell
5. Inhuman
6. The World Looks Red
7. Confusion Is Next
8. Making the Nature Scene
9. Lee Is Free
10. Kill Yr. Idols
11. Brother James
12. Early American
13. Shaking Hell (live)

Bad Moon Rising

Sonic Youth Albums Moon Rising

Released 1985

CD Track Listings:

1. Intro
2. Brave Men Run (In My Family)
3. Society Is A Hole
4. I Love Her All The Time
5. Ghost Bitch
6. I’m Insane
7. Justice Is Might
8. Death Valley ’69 – Sonic Youth & Lydia Lunch
9. Satan Is Boring
10. Flower
11. Halloween


Sonic Youth Albums EVOL

Released 1986

CD Track Listings:

1. Tom Violence
2. Shadow of a Doubt
3. Starpower
4. In the Kingdom #19
5. Green Light
6. Death to Our Friends
7. Secret Girl
8. Marilyn Moore
9. Expressway to Yr. Skull


Sonic Youth Albums SISTER

Released 1987

CD Track Listings:

1. Schizophrenia
2. Catholic Block
3. Beauty Lies In The Eye
4. Stereo Sanctity
5. Pipeline/Kill Time
6. Tuff Gnarl
7. Pacific Coast Highway
8. Hot Wire My Heart
9. Cotton Crown
10. White Cross
11. Master-Dik

Daydream Nation

Sonic Youth Albums Daydream Nation

Released 1988

CD Track Listings:

1. Teen Age Riot
2. Silver Rocket
3. The Sprawl
4. ‘Cross the Breeze
5. Eric’s Trip
6. Total Trash
7. Hey Joni
8. Providence
9. Candle
10. Rain King
11. Kissability
12. Trilogy: The Wonder / Hyperstation / Eliminator Jr.


Sonic Youth Albums Goo

Released 1990

CD Track Listings:

1 Dirty Boots
2 Tunic (Song for Karen)
3 Mary-Christ
4 Kool Thing
5 Mote
6 My Friend Goo
7 Disappearer
8 Mildred Pierce
9 Cinderella’s Big Score
10 Scooter + Jinx
11 Titanium Exposé


Sonic Youth Albums Dirty

Released 1992

CD Track Listings:

1 100%
2 Swimsuit Issue
3 Theresa’s Sound-World
4 Drunken Butterfly
5 Shoot
6 Wish Fulfillment
7 Sugar Kane
8 Orange Rolls, Angel’s Spit
9 Youth Against Fascism
10 Nic Fit
11 On the Strip
12 Chapel Hill
13 JC
14 Purr
15 Creme Brulee

Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star

Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star Sonic Youth Albums

Released 1994

CD Track Listings:

1. Winner’s Blues
2. Bull in the Heather
3. Starfield Road
4. Skink
5. Screaming Skull
6. Self-Obsessed and Sexxee
7. Bone
8. Androgynous Mind
9. Quest for the Cup
10. Waist
11. Doctor’s Orders
12. Tokyo Eye
13. In the Mind of the Bourgeois Reader
14. Sweet Shine

Washing Machine

Sonic Youth Albums Washing Machine

Released 1995

CD Track Listings:

1. Becuz
2. Junkie’s Promise
3. Saucer‐Like
4. Washing Machine
5. Unwind
6. Little Trouble Girl
7. No Queen Blues
8. Panty Lies
9. Becuz Coda
10. Skip Tracer
11. The Diamond Sea

A Thousand Leaves

A Thousand Leaves Sonic Youth Albums

Released 1998

CD Track Listings:

1. Contre Le Sexisme
2. Sunday
3. Female Mechanic Now On Duty
4. Wildflower Soul
5. Hoarfrost
6. French Tickler
7. Hits of Sunshine (for Allen Ginsberg)
8. Karen Koltrane
9. The Ineffable Me
10. Snare, Girl
11. Heather Angel

NYC Ghosts & Flowers

Sonic Youth Albums NYC Ghosts & Flowers

Released 2000

CD Track Listings:

1. Free City Rhymes
2. Renegade Princess
3. Nevermind (What Was It Anyway)
4. Small Flowers Crack Concrete
5. Side2Side
6. StreamXSonik Subway
7. NYC Ghosts & Flowers
8. Lightnin’

Murray Street

Murray Street Sonic Youth Albums

Released 2002

CD Track Listings:

1. The Empty Page
2. Disconnection Notice
3. Karen Revisited
4. Rain On Tin
5. Radical Adults Luck Godhead Style
6. Plastic Sun
7. Sympathy For The Strawberry
8. Rain on Tin
9. Radical Adults Lick Godhead Style
10. Plastic Sun
11. Sympathy for the Strawberry

Sonic Nurse

Sonic Youth Albums Sonic Nurse

Released 2004

CD Track Listings:

1. Pattern Recognition
2. Unmade Bed
3. Dripping Dream
4. Kim Gordon and the Arthur Doyle Hand Cream
5. Stones
6. Dude Ranch Nurse
7. New Hampshire
8. Paper Cup Exit
9. I Love You Golden Blue
10. Peace Attack

Rather Ripped

Rather Ripped Sonic Youth Albums

Released 2006

CD Track Listings:

1. Reena
2. Incinerate
3. Do You Believe in Rapture?
4. Sleepin Around
5. What a Waste
6. Jams Run Free
7. Rats
8. Turquoise Boy
9. Lights Out
10. The Neutral
11. Pink Steam
12. Or

The Eternal

Sonic Youth Albums The Eternal

Released 2009

CD Track Listings:

1 Sacred Trickster
2 Anti-Orgasm
3 Leaky Lifeboat (For Gregory Corso)
4 Antenna
5 What We Know
6 Calming the Snake
7 Poison Arrow
8 Malibu Gas Station
9 Thunderclap for Bobby Pyn
10 No Way
11 Walkin Blue
12 Massage the History

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