Matador Records has announced the release of Sonic Youth’s Battery Park, NYC: July 4, 2008 on June 7. Culled from the band’s show at Battery Park’s River to River Festival, the setlist spans Sonic Youth’s 30-year career.
Battery Park, NYC: July 4, 2008 was initially sold as a bonus item alongside the 2009 release of Sonic Youth’s final album, The Eternal. The live recording will now be available on streaming services and as a stand-alone physical package for the first time ever.
In advance of the release, you can check out a live version of “Bull in the Heather” here, as well as the cover art and full track list below.
Battery Park, NYC: July 4, 2008 track list:
01 She Is Not Alone
02 The Sprawl
03 World Looks Red
04 Jams Run Free
05 Hey Joni
06 The Wonder
08 Bull In The Heather
10 Making the Nature Scene