SONIC YOUTH // 1988 Tour Statistics

Main Statistics

  • Number of shows played: 53
  • Number of tour shows: 47
  • Number of off-tour shows: 6
  • Number of tours: 2

    Number of Appearances in 34 Partial or Complete Set Lists:

    Brother James		       13
    Burning Spear			1	10/04/88 Barcelona, Spain
    Candle			       23
    Confusion is Next		1	10/16/88 London, England
    Cross the Breeze	       31
    Eliminator Jr		       31
    Eric's Trip		       25
    Hey Joni		       30
    Hyperstation		       33
    I Love Her All The Time	       18
    I Wanna Be Yr Dog	        9
    Jumpin' Jack Flash jam		1	12/10/88 Charlottesville, VA
    Kissability		       30
    Rain King			8
    Rowche Rumble			1	12/11/88 Washington, DC
    Silver Rocket		       29
    The Sprawl		       19
    Teenage Riot		       34
    Total Trash			2
    The Wonder		       33

    Current Release: Daydream Nation

    Songs from albums: Daydream Nation 13 Bad Moon Rising 1 Kill Yr Idols EP 1 Confusion is Sex 2 Sonic Youth EP 1

    Other Statistics

    Unreleased at time: 0

    Number of different songs played: 19

    Non-LP songs performed: 2

  • Rowche Rumble -- Fall cover (recorded at 10/88 Peel Session)
  • Jumpin Jack Flash jam -- Stones cover, segued into from a noisy version of "BE YR DOG" - very sloppy and rough (and bad)

    Note: The statistics above only reflect the information available on this site in the form of gig dates, set lists, and tour schedules. Since many set lists are either missing or incomplete, and not all concert dates are available, it's impossible to offer 100% accuracy, but this is as close as the site can come w/ the information available. Your help to make the site more complete would be greatly appreciated. Contact Chris Lawrence with any info you have.

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