Sonic Youth - Sister
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1987 Ratings: #3 / 84
User Score
Based on 182 ratings
1987 Ratings: #4
June 1, 1987 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

98
Pitchfork

At turns paranoid and explosive, Sister marks a climactic finish to the early albums that carved the New York band’s sound into punk and alternative culture.

MiaWatterson
88
I had a wrong idea about this band, I'm glad I checked them out!
SoundAura
94
It’s ability to become so loud and droning to soft and reflective is Sister’s biggest strength. These alternations are found over all ten tracks and almost never misses a beat. Kim Gordon’s mellow and toneless vocals mirror Thurston Moore’s upbeat and indie-style voice with perfection. The instrumentals here are so in your face varied that it demands you to listen. Sonic Youth has one of the most interesting sounds of any band from the 80s and no album showcases that ... read more
80
As I've been working my way chronologically through the albums of Sonic Youth, I've found a great disconnect between the early albums and the little of Sonic Youth I know, which is essentially just the song "Teenage Riot." I've always liked that song - despite never really listening to any of their other work - because of its experimentation, and the journey is takes the listener on, while still being relatively catchy. After listening to several Sonic Youth records and being quite ... read more
GABRIELinHELL
90
Amazing
notanalt
80
Cows! :D
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#8/Consequence of Sound

Track List

  1. Schizophrenia
  2. (I Got A) 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. Kotton Krown
  10. White Kross
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