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Thurston Moore

197 Psychic Hearts by Thurston Moore

Psychic Hearts

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On his debut solo album, Sonic Youth frontman/guitarist Thurston Moore strips down and condenses the songs, for better or worse

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This week we’re revisiting the 1995 debut solo release Psychic Hearts by former Sonic Youth frontman/guitarist Thurston Moore. With a new solo album just released, it’s the perfect time to check out Moore’s first solo outing, with the inevitable comparisons to his (then) full-time gig in Sonic Youth. Shorter, stripped down and condensed songs dominate the album, but is the lack of experimentation a blessing or a curse? Tune in to find out.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Psychic Hearts
  • 5:22 - History of the Band
  • 15:37 - Patti Smith Math Scratch
  • 19:17 - Ono Soul
  • 21:40 - Tranquilizers
  • 25:53 - Queen Bee and Her Pals
  • 29:48 - Staring Statues
  • 32:01 - Cindy (Rotten Tanx)
  • 49:45 - Pretty Bad

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