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GOO was Sonic Youth's major label debut and allowed the band to blend its skewed sense of aesthetic and cultural criticism into a more understandable stab at pop culture. GOO unleashed the band's ability to create monster riffs out of fuzzy, unlikely tunings, while bringing their once aloof songwriting into a more pop-sensitive light.

GOO's stunning collection of material once again highlighted Sonic Youth's unique writing talents. "Dirty Boots" and "Mary Christ" showed Thurston Moore's delicious slant on rock melody. Yet it was Kim Gordon who stole the show with her chilling "Tunic (Song For Karen)" and the brilliant "Kool Thing."

In "Tunic," Gordon wrapped her cunning insight around the Karen Carpenter story: "I feel like I'm disappearing/Getting smaller every day/But I look in the mirror/And I'm getting bigger in every way..." The song was one of the album's many attempts at understanding the mechanics of pop stardom.

Track Listing:

Disc 1:
The Original Album (Released 06/26/90):
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
Out-Takes, B Sides & Rehearsals:
12. Lee #2
13. That's All I Know (Right Now)
14. The Bedroom (Live)
15. Dr. Benway's House
16. Tuff Boyz

Disc 2:
8 Track Demos:
1. Tunic
2. Number One (Disappearer)
3. Titanium Exposé
4. Dirty Boots
5. Corky (Cinderella's Big Score)
6. My Friend Goo
7. Bookstore (Mote)
8. Animals (Mary-Christ)
9. DV2 (Kool Thing)
10. Blowjob (Mildred Pierce)
11. Lee #2
More Goo:
12. I Know There's An Answer
13. Can Song
14. Isaac
15. Goo Interview Flexi

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  • Store location: Upper Hutt City, Wellington, NZ

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