SYR3: Invito al ĉielo

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SYR3: Invito al ĉielo
EP by Sonic Youth/Jim O'Rourke
Released March 2, 1998
Recorded 1997
Genre Free improvisation
Length 56:18
Label SYR
Producer Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth/Jim O'Rourke chronology
SYR2: Slaapkamers Met Slagroom
(1997)
SYR3: Invito Al Ĉielo
(1998)
A Thousand Leaves
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (1-star Honorable Mention)[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2.5/5 stars[3]

SYR3: Invito al ĉielo is an EP by American alternative rock band Sonic Youth. It was released on March 2, 1998, and is the third in a series of experimental releases put out on the band's own SYR label. SYR3 marks the beginning of the band's collaborations with producer and musician Jim O'Rourke; his continuing work with the group after SYR3 resulted in O'Rourke becoming an official member of Sonic Youth by 2002's Murray Street.

Background[edit]

SYR3 follows the band's tradition of having the liner notes for SYR releases written in foreign languages, in this case using Esperanto. "Invito al ĉielo" translates to "An Invitation to Heaven". However, the words that Kim Gordon are heard singing are in English.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Invito al ĉielo" ("An Invitation to Heaven") 20:54
2. "Hungara vivo" ("Hungarian Life") 6:16
3. "Radio-amatoroj" ("Radio Amateurs") 29:21

Personnel[edit]

Sonic Youth
Jim O'Rourke
Technical

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