In March 1982, “Neutral” label released the debut, self-titled Sonic Youth EP. It was recorded December 1081-January 1982, at “Radio City Music Hall Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Richard Edson.
- Thurston Moore – vocals, guitar, bass guitar
- Kim Gordon – vocals, bass guitar, guitar
- Lee Ranaldo – vocals, guitar, power drill
- Richard Edson – drums
- Don Hunerberg – engineer
All music by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Richard Edson.
- The Burning Spear – lyrics Thurston Moore
- I Dreamed a Dream – lyrics Richard Edson, Lee Ranaldo
- She Is Not Alone – lyrics Thurston Moore
- I Don’t Want to Push It – lyrics Kim Gordon
- The Good and the Bad