Sunday (Sonic Youth song)

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Single by Sonic Youth
from the album A Thousand Leaves
B-side "Moist Vagina," "Silver Panties," "Sunday (edit)"
Released April 23, 1998
Format CD single
Genre Alternative rock
Length 4:52 (album version)
3:15 (edit version)
Label Geffen Records
Writer(s) Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth singles chronology
"Little Trouble Girl"
"Nevermind (What Was It Anyway)"

"Sunday" is a song by Sonic Youth, released as the first and only single from their 1998 album A Thousand Leaves.

A different recording of the song was also featured on the soundtrack of the film subUrbia.

The riff was taken from Helium's song "Skeleton".[1]

Single tracklisting[edit]

  1. "Sunday" (LP version) – 4:52
  2. "Moist Vagina" – 3:04 (Kurt Cobain)
  3. "Silver Panties" – 4:27
  4. "Sunday" (edit) – 3:15

Moist Vagina was originally by Nirvana, who were friends of the band, and appeared in the film 1991: The Year Punk Broke while touring with Sonic Youth.

Music video[edit]

The video for Sunday is directed by Harmony Korine and stars Macaulay Culkin and Rachel Miner. The video makes liberal use of slow and fast motion cameras and images of ballerinas dancing.

Singles chart[edit]

Year Single Chart Peak
1998 "Sunday" UK Singles Chart No. 72[2]


The opening of this song appears in the first scene of TV's series Daria, episode "Fair Enough" (season 2)


  1. ^ Sonic Youth Site Menu
  2. ^ "Sonic Youth | Artist | Official Charts". Retrieved April 27, 2013. 

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