Originally from Dublin and Sydney. The music video begins with the band walking down the sidewalk wearing glam rock clothing during the evening. $1.99. The song was inspired by an interview bassist/singer Kim Gordon conducted with LL Cool J for Spin. Kool Thing (Live) by Sonic Youth, released 14 December 1992 The video was also the band's first for a major label. "Kool Thing" is a song by American rock band Sonic Youth, released in June 1990 in the United States (as a promotional single) and September 1990 in Europe, as the first single from their sixth studio album Goo. Kool Thing is a Berlin based band consisting of members Jon Dark and Julie Chance. The video focused on Gordon's fascination with 1960s radicalism (particularly Patty Hearst and the Black Panthers), and featured the band wearing glam style clothing. Rock Band 4. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Sonic Youth - Kool Thing at Discogs. $1.99. Kool Thing is a song written and performed by alternative rock band Sonic Youth for their album Goo (1990). Public Enemy's Chuck D contributes some vocals in the song. ‘Kool Thing’: Kim Gordon’s 1989 interview with LL Cool J that inspired the Sonic Youth song In the September 1989 issue of SPIN magazine, Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon interviewed LL Cool J to get a feminist perspective on the male-dominated world of hip-hop. 4 5. They were aware of us – I think they were kind of curious about us. The only easy parts are the Chorus sections (the "I don't wanna" sections). Thomas, Robert "Spike" Mickens, Charles Smith, George Brown, and Ricky West.They have undergone numerous changes in personnel and have explored many musical styles throughout their history, including jazz, soul, funk, rock, and pop music. " Kool Thing " is a song by American rock band Sonic Youth, released in June 1990 in the United States (as a promotional single) and September 1990 in Europe, as the first single from their sixth studio album Goo. Sorcerer Sound Recording Studios and Greene Street Recording, "Kool Thing (8 Track Demo Version)" – 4:15, "Dirty Boots (Rock & Roll Heaven Version)" – 5:28, This page was last edited on 29 December 2020, at 23:34. Buy as gift. The song was inspired by an interview bassist/singer Kim Gordon conducted with LL Cool J for Spin. Tomika goes to great lengths to prove she is cool to the new girl in school, eventually lying about knowing a music superstar. Directed by Tamra Davis. kool thing are a Berlin based band consisting of Julie Chance and Jon Dark. Initially composed of only Kim Gordon, Thurston Moore and a revolving-door lineup of drummers, the band As a bassist, singer, and guitarist in Sonic Youth, Kim Gordon was responsible for some of the band's most uncompromising songs. 1988 compilation by one of the most successful rhythm and blues band with a number of big hits during 70s and 80s turned out to be an incomplete one as a "greatest hits" mainly because this U.S version misses some of their signature hits such as Celebration. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. Although he is never mentioned by name, the song's lyrics contain several references to LL Cool J. Gordon's lyrics make reference to several of the rapper's works, including the single "I Can't Live Without … [3], 1990 single by Sonic Youth featuring Chuck D, Brian Molko - Radio XFM - Part 4 - Takeover Show The Residency - 27.12.2009 + some Pictures, "STAYING KOOL SONIC YOUTH SURVIVES A MAJOR LABEL", "Sonic Youth Chart History (Alternative Airplay)", SYR6: Koncertas Stan Brakhage prisiminimui, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kool_Thing&oldid=997089987, Short description is different from Wikidata, Singlechart usages for Billboardalternativesongs, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz release group identifiers, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz work identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Chuck D appeared in the video. Sonic Youth were a New York based experimental rock outfit founded in 1981. However, Geffen vetoed the plan. Sonic Youth performs in the music video "Kool Thing" from the album "Goo" recorded for Geffen Records. SONICYOUTH; Likely related crossword puzzle clues. On 12 Feb 2015 changed their name to Evvol. "Kool Thing" is a song by Sonic Youth which was their first major label single. Brian Molko of Placebo said that "Kool Thing" was the first song he ever heard by Sonic Youth, adding that if it were not for them, his own band would never have existed. Rated 4 out of 5 stars. Kool Thing--and its associated photo shoot--were an obvious (and perhaps slightly desperate) effort by Geffen to put Sonic Youth on the pop charts. The song was inspired by an interview bassist/singer Kim Gordon conducted with LL Cool J for Spin. However, many people like it on Rock Band, because it's fun on drums Gordon initially wanted to wear a beret and carry an Uzi, as a self-described "poseur-leftist girl lusting after Black Panthers concept". This content requires a game (sold separately). One of the most complained about songs on gh3. "NIALLER9 Review & stream: Kool Thing’s debut album" koolthing Jon Dark and Julie Chance’s music as Kool Thing to date, has shapeshifted in forms between a range of touchstones: elements of ’80s electronic, ’90s indie, brooding cold electronica and everything in-between. See System Requirements "Kool Thing" - Sonic Youth. Which failed, despite this being among the band's more accessible songs. About “Kool Thing” 1 contributor This song was inspired by a 1989 interview Kim Gordon conducted with LL Cool J for Spin Magazine, in which the two struggled to find much in common. Complete your Sonic Youth collection. Their scene is aware ours exists, but it all melts together. 1 Walkthrough 2 Appears In 3 Song Stats 4 Star Power Paths 5 Video 6 Triva This song is relatively hard for the fourth tier. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Chuck D also contributed spoken vocals to the song. Contact: koolthingband@googlemail.com Kool & the Gang is an American band formed in Jersey City, New Jersey, in 1964 by brothers Robert "Kool" Bell and Ronald Bell, with Dennis "D.T." With Sonic Youth, Chuck D, Kim Gordon, Thurston Moore. "Kool Thing" is a song by American rock band Sonic Youth, released in June 1990 in the United States (as a promotional single) and September 1990 in Europe, as the first single from their sixth studio album Goo. The band explored their relationship to pop culture further on songs such as the Chuck D collaboration "Kool Thing," which hit number seven on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. 3 talking about this. Chuck was around, Kim (Deal) asked him if he'd come in, do the song, say those lines –and he elaborated on it a bit, and grooved along.". The song was inspired by an interview bassist/singer Kim Gordon conducted with LL Cool J for Spin in which the two artists clashed. 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