The Destroyed Room: B-sides and Rarities, a band-chosen collection of Sonic Youth songs, will be released on Geffen Records December 12th. The album contains tracks previously available only on vinyl, limited-release compilations, b-sides and international singles. The first person to email usounds AT gmail DOT com with “Sonic Youth” in the subject line wins a copy of this CD and a full-sized poster of Lou Diamond Philips.
Fire Engine Dream – (2003) outtake from “Sonic Nurse;” previously unreleasedFauxhemians – (2001) from The Noho Furniture Sessions; originally released on the “All Tomorrow’s Parties 1.1” compilation ATP Records.Is It My Body? – (1991) from the 2×7″ “Alice Cooper Tribute” originally released on Sub Pop Records
Razor Blade – (1994) b-side from the “Bull in the Heather” single
Blink – (1999) from the “Pola X” soundtrack
Campfire – (2000) from the “At Home With The Groovebox” compilation originally released on Grand Royal Records.
Loop Cat – (2003) from the “You Can Never Go Fast Enough” compilation originally released on Plain Recordings.
Kim’s Chords – (2003) Japanese bonus track from “Sonic Nurse”
Beautiful Plateau – (2003) Japanese bonus track from “Sonic Nurse”
Three Part Sectional Love Seat – (2001) from The Noho Furniture Sessions; previously unreleased
Queen Anne Chair – (2001) from The Noho Furniture Sessions; previously unreleased
The Diamond Sea – (1995) LP version with alternate ending, b-side from The Diamond Sea CD single