Sunday (Sonic Youth song)

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"Sunday"
Single by Sonic Youth
from the album A Thousand Leaves
B-side "Moist Vagina", "Silver Panties", "Sunday (edit)"
Released April 23, 1998
Format CD
Genre Alternative rock
Label Geffen
Writer(s) Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth singles chronology
"Superstar"
(1995)
"Sunday"
(1998)
"Incinerate"
(2006)

"Sunday" is a song by American alternative rock band Sonic Youth. It was released in 1998 by record label Geffen as the first and only single from their tenth studio album, A Thousand Leaves.

Release[edit]

"Sunday" was released on April 23, 1998 by record label Geffen as the first and only single from their tenth studio album, A Thousand Leaves. It reached number 72 in the UK Singles Chart.[1]

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

Content[edit]

The riff was taken from Helium's song "Skeleton".[2]

One of the single's B-sides 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.

Track listing[edit]

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

Chart positions[edit]

Year Single Chart Peak
1998 "Sunday" UK Singles Chart No. 72[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sonic Youth | Artist | Official Charts". Official Charts. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sonic Youth Site Menu". sonicyouth.com. Retrieved March 29, 2015. 

External links[edit]