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Sonic Youth / Lydia LunchDeath Valley '69

Label:Blast First – BFFP 2, Homestead Records – HMS 021
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, 45 RPM, EP
Country:UK & US
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:Noise, Indie Rock

Tracklist

ASonic Youth With Lydia LunchDeath Valley '69
Backing VocalsLee Ranaldo
DrumsBob Bert
Producer, EngineerMartin Bisi
Producer, Engineer [Assistant]John Erskine
VocalsThurston Moore
Vocals, Lyrics ByLydia Lunch
5:27
B1Sonic YouthI Dreamed I Dream
DrumsRichard Edson
EngineerDon Hunerberg*
5:13
B2Sonic YouthInhuman
DrumsJim Sclavunos
Guitar [Zither]Lee Ranaldo
Producer, EngineerWharton Tiers
Producer, Engineer [Assistant]John Erskine
VocalsKim Gordon
3:58
B3Sonic YouthBrother James
DrumsBob Bert
Producer, EngineerWharton Tiers
Producer, Engineer [Assistant]John Erskine
VocalsKim Gordon
3:10
B4Sonic YouthSatan Is Boring
DrumsBob Bert
EngineerMartin Bisi
Engineer [Assistant]John Erskine
ProducerErskine*, Bisi*, SY*
VocalsThurston Moore
5:01
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Notes

Released in conjunction with Homestead Records in the USA as HMS021.

Issued with wraparound gatefold insert:
Page 1 - Death Valley '69 lyric sheet by Savage Pencil.
Page 2 - Interview from Jan 13th 1985 titled '...and the sound of screwdrivers' by Clutch fanzine no.7.
Page 3 - b/w gig photo, shot from behind drums - Mojave desert, California Jan 1985 by Alan Peak.
Page 4 - tracklist and band line-up.

A side 45rpm
B side 33rpm

c Savage Conquest/Rough Trade Music
Cover photo: Seattle-Jan 1985

"Death Valley '69" taken from the LP Bad Moon Rising (1985).
"I Dreamed I Dream" taken from the LP Sonic Youth (1982).
"Inhuman" taken from the LP Confusion Is Sex (1983).
"Brother James" taken from the mini album Kill Yr. Idols (1983).
"Satan is Boring" is from the Bad Moon sessions, included in 1986 on the CD version of the album.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched, variant 1): BFFP 2 A1 = HMS 021 A1 RAY GUN OR MANSON, ITS THE SAME THING. A PORKY PRIME CUT. MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched, variant 1): BFFP 2 B2 = HMS 021 B2 THE S.FACTOR WAS OK ON THE DAY A PORKY PRIME CUT. MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched, variant 2): BFFP 2 A1 RAY GUN OR MANSON, ITS THE SAME THING. A PORKY PRIME CUT. MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched, variant 2): BFFP 2 B2 THE S.FACTOR WAS OK ON THE DAY A PORKY PRIME CAT. MPO

Other Versions (3)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Death Valley '69 (12", 33 ⅓ RPM, 45 RPM, EP, Test Pressing)Blast FirstBFFP 2UK1985
Death Valley '69 (12", 33 ⅓ RPM, 45 RPM, EP, Repress)Homestead RecordsHMS 021US1987
Death Valley '69 (12", 33 ⅓ RPM, 45 RPM, EP, Repress)Homestead RecordsHMS 021USUnknown

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  • piersonprevost's avatar
    Incredible collection of songs from this era of SY. Perfect for the coming halloween season

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