Rank Sonic Youth's top 3 albums of all time.

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  1. radiohead625

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    Go ahead do it, I dare you!
     
  2. bassethound

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    EVOL
    Dirty
    Goo

    Would be my top 3.
     
  3. A-Bone

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    Daydream Nation
    EVOL
    Bad Moon Rising

    Are my favorites, although I love many of their albums.
     
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    EVOL
    Daydream Nation
    Washing Machine (just for an outside pick).

    Sister is pretty damn great, too.
     
  5. Neer

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    Personally, I really like A Thousand Leaves. I like whatever record has Bull and the Heather, too.
     
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    I like A Thousand Leaves too.
     
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    EVOL
    Bad Moon Rising
    Sister




    I confess that I lost interest after Sister almost entirely. I've never understood the love for Daydream Nation, and that was where the band and I parted ways.
     
  8. greenlander

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    Love the older classic songs (Teen Age Riot, Expressway, etc.), but my personal Top 3 albums are:

    Washing Machine
    Sonic Nurse
    Rather Ripped
     
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    Any word on whether the band is staying together after Kim and Thurston's divorce?
     
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    1) Dirty

    2) Goo

    3) Bad Moon Rising

    runner-up : "Confusion is Sex" for the great title

    extra : "Ciccone Youth"
     
  11. radiohead625

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    I like this list
     
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    For me, I don't really like much after Washing Machine. I think the big thing is that Steve Shelley turned into a 'normal' drummer and not the insane Keith Moon forever drum fill guy like on the earlier records. They just quit being intense, which is what I like about everything up to that point.
     
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    "Bull In The Heather": That'd be Experimental Jet Set, an album I've been revisiting a lot lately. Great Record. Personally, A Thousand Leaves is my least favorite SY record. "Hits of Sunshine" just meanders a little too much and causes the whole thing to lose steam.

    Too hard to rank The Best. Even on the lessor ones there's always three or four great songs. Hands down my favorite band, hence my moniker here. I hope the Kim/Thurston breakup doesn't mean the end for them, but only time will tell.
     
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    I Like EVOL, Bad Moon Rising and Daydream Nation.

    And also Sonic Death. I had it on cassette and used to listen to it when I was in eighth grade. Long minimalistic jams.
     
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    EVOL
    Bad Moon Rising
    Murray Street


    I saw them open for Pearl Jam when I was 14, and didn't really know what to make of it. I really didn't start appreciating them til years later, but damn if they aren't one of the greatest bands I've ever heard.
     
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    Same top three and same reaction to daydream nation ... but did still try to see them live if i could .
     

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