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Sonic Youth Look Back On Daydream Nation

Sonic Youth Look Back On Daydream Nation

[b]Sonic Youth[/b] played the first night of a three date residency at London's Roundhouse last night (August 30).

Playing as part of the [b]Don’t Look Back Festival[/b] organised by All Tomorrow's Parties, the band were reprising their 1988 double album [b]Daydream Nation[/b].

Starting with 'Teenage Riot' - highlights from the album included Hendrix tribute 'Hey Joni' and 'Eric's Trip.'

Afterwards, Sonic Youth were joined by new bass player Mark Ibold, formerly of [b]Pavement[/b], for a set of material from new album [b]Rather Ripped[/b].

They played only one track from their the rest of their past back catalogue - 'Mote' from 1990's '[b]Goo[/b]'.

“That’s enough of our old shit!” commented guitarist [b]Thurston Moore[/b].

For Uncut.co.uk's [b]full report[/b] on the show - click here for Reviews Editor John Robinson's blog.

Sonic Youth play the Roundhouse again tonight (August 31) and tomorrow (September 1).

The full set list last night was:

Teen Age Riot
Silver Rocket
The Sprawl
Cross The Breeze
Eric's Trip
Total Trash
Hey Joni
Providence
Candle
Rain King
Kissability
Trilogy - Wonder/Hyperstation /Eliminator Jr

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Incinerate
Reena
Mote
Do You Believe In Rapture
Jams Run Free
Pink Steam
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Shaking Hell

Other bands to feature in the series of events include the House Of Love and Cowboy Junkies.

Pic credit: Shot2bits


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