Sonic Youth - A Thousand Leaves
NME.COM feature on Sonic Youth - A Thousand Leaves album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 11 May 1998
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- Contre Le Sexism
- Female Mechanic Now on Duty
- Wildflower Soul
- French Tickler
- Hits of Sunshine (For Allen Ginsberg)
- Karen Koltrane
- The Ineffable Me
- Snare, Girl
- Heather Angel
Sex, anger and more twists and turns than ever – c’mon, what did you expect?
- Jun 2, 2009
- Jul 13, 2007
- Jul 2, 2002
Guitarist will stage workshop on October 28 at New York’s Other Music.
Former Sonic Youth singer to work with Lena Dunham, she says
Frontman tells east London audience: 'We're keeping things bookish tonight'
Sonic Youth - A Thousand Leaves: Wikipedia Album Entry
A Thousand Leaves is the twelfth album by Sonic Youth. It was the group's first major album to be recorded in their private Manhattan studio, dubbed Echo Canyon.
Several references to France can be found on A Thousand Leaves. First, on the CD label the phrase "mille feuille" is crossed out and "a thousand leaves" is written under it. Mille-feuille is a French phrase that means "thousand leaves". Then, the first song's name is in French : Contre le Sexisme means Against Sexism. Last, the 6th song is named French Tickler.
"A Thousand Leaves" peaked at #38 on the UK Album Chart, in May 1998.
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