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The intro section features a repeating, hypnotic guitar melody, and kim gordon reciting in a stream-of-consciousness manner such utterances as youre it, no youre it say it, dont spray it miss me, dont dismiss me spirit desire we will fall. (we will fall is a reference to the stooges song of the same name from their debut eponymous album). About teen age riot the debut track of sonic youths 1988 classic, daydream nation is a sort of call for the underground audiences of new york to unite, according to pitchfork. Teen age riot is one of sonic youths most recognizable songs, 1 yet it is something of an oddity amongst their repertoire, consisting of a traditional verse-chorus pop song structure. The song was included in the rock and roll hall of fames 500 songs that shaped rock and roll and is an on-disc track in rock band 2. The song is called teen age riot for a good reason it is about the desire for rebellion, for free thinking, for excess in the lives of teenagers in the late 80s. Drugs (free-speed nation) lack of attention span (hypernation, an interesting play on hybernation) and a growing tension between the rebels and the establishment (stormy weather). Sonic youth is an american alternative rock band from new york city, formed in 1981. Their most recent lineup consisted of thurston moore (guitar and vocals), kim gordon (bass guitar, vocals, and guitar), lee ranaldo (guitar and vocals), steve shelley (drums), and mark. The opening track on 1988s breakthrough daydream nation, its the first song to combine the quartets trademark glenn branca-inspired sonic assaults with a genuinely catchy melody, hummable guitar riffs and witty lyrics that look askance at the mainstream popular culture of the late 80s and imagine dinosaur jr. Teenage riot by sonic youth song meaning, lyric interpretation, video and chart position. The photo-painting, kerze, that adorned the daydream nation album was the work of avant-garde german artist gerhard richter. The original canvas was sold at sothebys in london in february. provided to youtube by tunecore teen age riot sonic youth daydream nation (deluxe edition) 1988 squeaky squawk released on auto-generated by.