Drunken Butterfly

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"Drunken Butterfly"
Single by Sonic Youth
from the album Dirty
B-side"Stalker", "Tamra"
ReleasedAugust 1993
FormatCD single
GenreNoise rock, grunge, experimental rock
Songwriter(s)Kim Gordon, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelley
Sonic Youth singles chronology
"Sugar Kane"
"Drunken Butterfly"
"Bull in the Heather"

"Drunken Butterfly" is a song by Sonic Youth, released as the fourth and final single from their 1992 album Dirty. It was released in 1993 on DGC.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Drunken Butterfly (LP Version)" - 3:03
  2. "Stalker" - 2:59
  3. "Tamra" - 8:53

Music video[edit]

The video for "Drunken Butterfly" was directed by Stephen Hellweg, the winner of an MTV 120 Minutes contest in which fans were asked to send in videos for any song on Dirty. It featured puppets and dolls made up to look like Sonic Youth performing the song onstage. This video was featured in The Brothers Grunt episode "If I Could Grunt to the Animals."

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