In March 1985.

In March 1985, “Blast First-Homestead” labels released “Bad Moon Rising”, the second Sonic Youth album. It was recorded September-December 1984, at “Before Christ Studios” in Brooklyn, and was produced by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo, Bob Bert, Martin Bisi and John Erskine.


  • Thurston Moore– lead vocals, guitars, prepared guitar
  • Kim Gordon – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Lee Ranaldo– guitars, percussion, backing vocals
  • Bob Bert– drums
  • Lydia Lunch– lead vocals
  • Martin Bisi– engineer
  • Ethan James– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Intro
  2. Brave Men Run (In My Family) – Kim Gordon
  3. Society is a Hole – Thurston Moore
  4. I Love Her All the Time – Thurston Moore
  5. Ghost Bitch – Kim Gordon
  6. I’m Insane – Thurston Moore
  7. Justice is Might – Thurston Moore
  8. Death Valley ’69 – Lydia Lunch, Thurston Moore

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