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Daydream Nation

Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
1988 Ratings: #12 / 125
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Based on 550 ratings
1988 Ratings: #1
October 1, 1988 / Release Date
LP / Format
Enigma / Label
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81
I have been meaning to listen to this for many months now, but just haven't gotten around to it. Daydream Nation is not one of my favorite albums, and to put it bluntly, I think there are many, many albums that are better than it. Sonic Youth's style of rock is not exactly what I look for, but something I can definitely appreciate and listen to all the way through, and have a good time.
Despite my feelings towards Daydream Nation, I cannot deny the enormous influence that this album had on ... read more
eliiiiiiii
95
Usually regarded as Sonic Youth's magnum opus, Daydream Nation is an alternative rock masterpiece that features each member of the band doing their best to creating a very diverse project full of outstanding and masterful tracks. Featuring the casual heaviness and infectiousness of SY's instrumentals, with a worth-mentioning performance from Lee Ranaldo with his noisy, erratic and trippy guitar riffs that give the album a huge feeling of experimentation without sacrificing the more accessible ... read more
DEEPSLEEP
83
All I know is when Total Trash is playing, I am another man's treasure
paulogeov
100
PUNK PROGRESSIVO
Nihao757
90
Despite some dull moments, this album is flawless
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Track List

  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 
  13. Trilogy: Hyperstation 
  14. Trilogy: Eliminator Jr.
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