Sonic Youth announce The Eternal

Today on Matador Records’ Matablog, the label announced information of Sonic Youth’s 16th album, The Eternal. The record was produced by John Agnello (who we hear is working with Dinosaur Jr.) and the band themselves. This is their first album on Matador, and it will be released June 9th.

Also to note, this is Mark Ibold’s studio debut with Sonic Youth, so we have that to look forward to, and according to the blog post, “shared vocals” by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, and Lee Ranaldo will appear.

The tracklist will follow, and the late John Fahey’s cover painting is above.

1. Sacred Trickster
2. Anti-Orgasm
3. Leaky Lifeboat(for Gregory Corso)
4. Antenna
5. What We Know
6. Calming The Snake
7. Poison Arrow
8. Malibu Gas Station
9. Thunderclap For Bobby Pyn
10. No Way
11. Walkin Blue
12. Massage The History

The Eternal is out June 9th via Matador.

-Ryan Nichols