Best Sonic Youth Songs

The Top Ten

1 Teen Age Riot

One of the greatest songs ever from one of the best alternative albums ever. Truly an awesome guitar song, and is just such a great song.

I would say one of the greatest rock songs ever written.

This song rules. - PhoenixAura81

2 Kool Thing

This song sends chills down my spine. So does Teen Age Riot.

3 Schizophrenia

That riff is awesome

4 Sugar Kane

And I Know - Glauberson

5 Superstar
6 The Diamond Sea

A masterpiece. - JCHOW

7 Eliminator Jr.
8 Expressway to Yr Skull
9 Incinerate

HOW is not this masterpiece at least in the top 5? No way...

10 Dirty Boots

The Contenders

11 100%

A Blast In The Underworld - Glauberson


12 Eric's Trip

I can't see anything as far as I'm concerned - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

13 Little Trouble Girl
14 Silver Rocket

The live version will always be better, but it's still an amazing song

Just incredible noise

15 Disappearer
16 Wish Fulfillment
17 Mote
18 Total Trash
19 NYC Ghosts & Flowers
20 Unmade Bed
21 Starpower

This song is awesome. - JCHOW

22 Purr
23 Shadow of a Doubt

I have not listened any other song in which Kim sounds so cryptic, yet so powerful.

24 My Friend Goo
25 Skink
26 Chapel Hill
27 Youth Against Fascism
28 Cinderella's Big Score
29 Hits of Sunshine (For Allen Ginsberg)
30 Panty Lies
31 Theresa's Sound World
32 Bull In the Heather

This song is infectious

This is one of their best. I’d say top 10 for sure.

33 Sunday

Give this song an upvote will ya?

34 Scooter & Jinx
35 I Love Her All the Time
36 'Cross the Breeze

This song deserves a far higher spot in the list. Such raw energy instrumentals and vocals.
This is pure noise rock. - RockNRoll

Some of the greatest guitar I have ever heard put to tape.

Intense piece of music, just blows you away

37 Candle
38 Green Light
39 Or
40 Unwind
41 Kotton Krown
42 Hey Joni
43 Titanium Expose
44 Confusion is Next
45 I Love You Golden Blue
46 Anti-Orgasm

NOT YOUR SEX SLAVE! - TheGodfatherOfCoolStuff

47 Becuz
48 Bee-Bee's Song
49 Tuff Gnarl

Whatever it's about, it is an emotional and touching song and deserves a place on this list.

50 Ineffable Me
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Top Remixes (7)

1. Eliminator Jr.
2. Teen Age Riot
3. Schizophrenia
1. Sugar Kane
2. Kool Thing
3. 100%
1. The Diamond Sea
2. NYC Ghosts & Flowers
3. Wish Fulfillment

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