Hold That Tiger (album)

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Hold That Tiger
Holdthattiger.jpg
Live album by Sonic Youth
Released 1991
Recorded October 14, 1987
Studio Chicago, United States
Genre
Length 58:38
Label Goofin'
Sonic Youth live album chronology
Walls Have Ears
(1986)Walls Have Ears1986
Hold That Tiger
(1991)
Live at the Continental Club
(1992)Live at the Continental Club1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Hold That Tiger is a live album by American alternative rock band Sonic Youth, recorded at the Cabaret Metro in Chicago on October 14, 1987. It featured songs from the album Sister.[2][3] It was released on vinyl in 1991, with a CD release in 1998.

Reception[edit]

Writing for AllMusic, Brian Flota said, "Sonic Youth is on safe ground here, not indulging themselves in the guitar freakouts that they frequently showcase during their live sets".[1]


Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Sonic Youth except for the encore.

  1. "Intro" - 00:43
  2. "Schizophrenia" - 04:31
  3. "Tom Violence" - 02:44
  4. "White Cross" - 02:58
  5. "Kotton Krown" - 04:05
  6. "Stereo Sanctity" - 03:28
  7. "Brother James" - 03:22
  8. "Pipeline/Kill Time" - 04:04
  9. "Catholic Block" - 03:55
  10. "Tuff Gnarl" - 03:27
  11. "Death Valley '69" - 4:50
  12. "Beauty Lies in the Eye" - 02:40
  13. "Expressway to Yr. Skull" - 04:33
  14. "Pacific Coast Highway" - 05:00

Encore - Ramones Covers

  1. "Loudmouth" - 02:02
  2. "I Don't Want to Walk Around with You" - 01:34
  3. "Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World" - 02:01
  4. "Beat on the Brat" - 02:41

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Flota, Brian. "Hold That Tiger – Sonic Youth : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. AllRovi. Retrieved April 17, 2013. 
  2. ^ Chick, Stevie (2009). Psychic Confusion: The Sonic Youth Story. Music Sales Group. ISBN 0857120549. Retrieved April 17, 2013. 
  3. ^ Browne, David (2008). Goodbye 20th Century: A Biography of Sonic Youth. Da Capo Press. ISBN 030681515X.