Massage the History

Album: The Eternal (2009)
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  • Sonic Youth explained this 10 minute acoustic-tinged epic on production notes as "The long way home, where blood rules the universe and time becomes myth."

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  • Tee Flaherty from Cocoa, FlThis was the last song the band recorded and pretty important to mention that now.
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