Sonic Youth Reveal More Details About New Album: The Eternal

    Sonic Youth Eternal Album CoverDetails about Sonic Youth’s upcoming 19th album, The Eternal, have been leaking out a snail’s pace over the last few months. First there was news that the band signed to Matador. Then the album was announced with  a June 2009 release date. Then they started Tweeting about song titles.


    Now the Matablog has the hard details regarding The Eternal–It’s slated for a June 9 release, it has 12 tracks (see the full list below), features a bunch of shared vocal duties between Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, and Kim Gordon, has a cover (to your upper left), and will feature the album debut of Sonic Youth touring bassist Mark Ibold, who was a member of Pavement from 1992-1999.


    Matador has announced they’ll be releasing the album through their Buy Early Get Now program with bonus material, which will be announced at a later date.


    Here’s The Eternal‘s track list:


    01 Sacred Trickster
    02 Anti-Orgasm
    03 Leaky Lifeboat(for Gregory Corso)
    04 Antenna
    05 What We Know
    06 Calming The Snake
    07 Poison Arrow
    08 Malibu Gas Station
    09 Thunderclap For Bobby Pyn
    10 No Way
    11 Walkin Blue
    12 Massage The History