Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped

Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped
Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Geffen Records (00602547491831)
Special Attributes: Reissue on 180 Gram heavyweight vinyl
Release Date: 07/2016
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"...Rather Ripped continues the winning streak, without sounding all that much like any of the others" (

"...In principle, this is a sketchy idea, since Sonic Youth are better at meandering and atmospherizing than verse-chorus-verse. Concise and catchy has never been their thing. In practice, however, Rather Ripped is an excellent record, one of the strongest to emerge from Sonic Youth's amazing late period. Thurston Moore dominates, singing six of the songs, and it has the same vibe as his 1995 solo gem, Psychic Hearts: The guitars ring out with a sense of emotional urgency, as if he has something incredibly important to say to some girl who's standing incredibly close, and he doesn't have time to diddle around about it. So in highlights like "Incinerate" and "Pink Steam," he gets out of the way and lets his guitar communicate live and direct..." (

Track List (Listen the album in full)

A1 Reena     
A2 Incinerate     
A3 Do You Believe In Rapture?     
A4 Sleepin' Around     
A5 What A Waste     
A6 Jams Run Free     

B1 Rats     
B2 Turquoise Boy
B3 Lights Out     
B4 The Neutral     
B5 Pink Steam     
B6 Or

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