Little Trouble Girl

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"Little Trouble Girl"
Single by Sonic Youth
from the album Washing Machine
B-side CD single: "Little Trouble Girl (instrumental)," "Terry's Carrot"
12" single: "My Arena," "The Diamond Sea (edit)"
Released May 1996
Format CD single
Genre Alternative rock, experimental rock, psychedelic rock
Length 4:29
Label Geffen Records
Writer(s) Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth singles chronology
"The Diamond Sea"
"Little Trouble Girl"

"Little Trouble Girl" is a song by Sonic Youth, released as the second and final single from their 1995 album Washing Machine. Guest vocals for the song were provided by Kim Deal.


CD single[edit]

  1. "Little Trouble Girl" (album version) - 4:29
  2. "Little Trouble Girl" (instrumental version) - 3:56
  3. "Terry's Carrot" - 18:21

"Terry's Carrot" is an 18-minute studio improvisation

12" single[edit]

  1. "Little Trouble Girl" (album version) - 4:29
  2. "My Arena" - 2:19
  3. "The Diamond Sea" (edit) - 5:15

The b-sides on the 12" single also appeared on The Diamond Sea single.

Music video[edit]

The video for Little Trouble Girl was directed by Mark Romanek. The video was shot in Los Angeles and features Kim Deal of the Pixies and The Breeders. The theme of the video is centered around an alien girl exploring the inside of a desolate building.

Singles chart[edit]

Year Single Chart Peak
1996 "Little Trouble Girl" UK Singles Chart No. 85

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