On June 26, 1990.


On June 26, 1990, “DGC” label released “Goo”, the sixth Sonic Youth studio album. It was recorded in 1990, at “Sorcerer Sound Recording Studios” and “Greene St. Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Nick Sansano, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Kim Gordon, Steve Shelley, and Ron Saint Germain, The cover art is by Raymond Pettibon, based on a paparazzi photo of Maureen Hindley and David Smith.


  • Thurston Moore – vocals, guitar
  • Lee Ranaldo – vocals, guitar
  • Kim Gordon – vocals, bass guitar
  • Steve Shelley – drums, percussion
  • J Mascis– backing vocals, additional production
  • Don Fleming – percussion, backing vocals, additional production
  • Chuck D– additional vocals
  • Nick Sansano– recording, additional percussion
  • Ron Saint Germain– engineer, mixing
  • Nick Sansano – additional engineering
  • Dan Wood – engineer assistant
  • John Herman – engineer assistant
  • Judy Kirschner – engineer assistant
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Jim Waters – additional recording
  • Kevin Reagan – art direction
  • Suzanne Sasic – artwork
  • Michael Lavine – photography

Track listing:

All music by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley.

  1. Dirty Boots – lyrics by Thurston Moore
  2. Tunic (Song for Karen) – lyrics by Kim Gordon
  3. Mary – Christ – lyrics by Thurston Moore
  4. Kool Thing – lyrics by Kim Gordon
  5. Mote – lyrics by Lee Ranaldo
  6. My Friend Goo – lyrics by Kim Gordon
  7. Disappear – lyrics by Thurston Moore
  8. Mildred Pierce – lyrics by Thurston Moore
  9. Cinderella’s Big Store – lyrics by Kim Gordon
  10. Scooter + Jinx
  11. Titanium Expose – lyrics by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon

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