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Corporate Ghost (2004)

A compilation of 24 music videos by Sonic Youth ranging from 1990 to 2002.
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Credited cast:
Pierre Bailly Pierre Bailly ... Self in 'Nevermind (What Was It Anyway)'
Eszter Balint ... Band Member in 'Disconnection Notice'
Bill Bartell Bill Bartell ... Self in 'Cinderella's Big Score'
Karen Carpenter ... Self in 'Superstar' (archive footage)
Chuck D ... Self in 'Kool Thing'
Chris Cohen Chris Cohen ... Self in 'Cinderella's Big Score'
Joe Cole Joe Cole ... Self in 'My Friend Goo'
Sofia Coppola ... Joan Crawford in 'Mildred Pierce'
Macaulay Culkin ... Self in 'Sunday'
Kim Deal ... Self in 'Little Trouble Girl'
Karen Disney Karen Disney ... Scooter in 'Money Love'
Sally Edroso Sally Edroso ... Sally STP in 'Mildred Pierce'
Kim Gordon ... Sonic Youth
Kathleen Hanna ... Dancer in 'Bull In The Heather'
Spike Jonze ... Spike
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A compilation of 24 music videos by Sonic Youth ranging from 1990 to 2002.

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Features Goo (1991) See more »

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Drunken Butterfly
Performed by: Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo, and Steve Shelley
Written by: Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo, and Steve Shelley
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Almost perfect
8 August 2005 | by erwan_tichelerSee all my reviews

Since this is a compilation of songs starting at the Goo album,I won't be too harsh on the fact that Sonic Youth made a lot of great albums before that(EVOL and Daydream Nation rank amongst the greatest albums ever made)which aren't present on this DVD.

This DVD is a great add-on for any fan of the band as I am myself.The videos might be cheezy at times,but it's obviously all about the music which is brilliant.Highlights on this DVD are Mote which has a great video and Hoarfrost.It is a shame that some of the songs are edited like Sugar Kane,Sunday and most of all The Diamond Sea.Sugar Kane and Sunday are slightly shorter than their album originals which is directly noticed by any fan but the short version of the epic song Diamond Sea is a mayor let down.Where the songs clocks at 20 minutes on the album Washing Machine,on the DVD it only clocks at about 5 minutes which means that the entire noise explosion at the end of the song is taken away from us.

Despite that obvious negative point it still is a great disc which can be put on at any party as background or foreground music.And when you reach Diamond Sea just put on Washing Machine and play the original classic.

A definite must have for any SY fan!


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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 2004 (USA) See more »

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Sonic Youth: Corporate Ghost See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Geffen Records See more »
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Dolby Digital

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1.33 : 1
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