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Trees Outside the Academy


Download links and information about Trees Outside the Academy by Thurston Moore. This album was released in 2007 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 47:30 minutes.

Artist: Thurston Moore
Release date: 2007
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 13
Duration: 47:30
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No. Title Length
1. Frozen Gtr 4:06
2. The Shape Is In a Trance 4:39
3. Honest James 3:50
4. Silver>Blue 5:50
5. Fri/End 3:31
6. American Coffin 3:56
7. Wonderful Witches + Language Meanies 2:24
8. Off Work 4:12
9. Never Day 4:01
10. Free Noise Among Friends 0:37
11. Trees Outside the Academy 6:05
12. Thurston @13 2:37
13. Marika 1:42



Yes, the second solo album from Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore does present a softer, more reflective musician. Whereas bleeding feedback squalls often accentuate the percolating chaos that permeates Sonic Youth’s experimental works, on his own Moore has turned down the volume and allowed Samara Lubelski’s strings to weave their hypnotic spell around the dense drones that he’s also been focusing on with Rather Ripped-era Sonic Youth. “The Shape is in a Trance” recalls a late-‘60s English-folk aura, while “Honest James” sounds nearly country in its demure cadence, singer Christina Carter adding atmospheric and chilling background vocals to Moore’s plaintive mumble. Even the introductory feedback of “Fri/ End” serves as a tease, a short prelude to a quick-stepping singalong that could come from the Meat Puppets’ ‘80’s catalog. “American Coffin” is closer to SY’s experimental forays, offering a piano instrumental that sounds like incidental music to a short indy film. “Wonderful Witches + Language Meanies” ups the tempo, but it’s still a quiet rocker compared to Moore’s usual sprawl. Seems Moore has struck mellow gold.