"Stones" as written by and Kim Gordon Thurston Moore....
Lights on the stones on backed up drain
Warped lovers loosed on languid stain
We've come together to gather stars
Shooting up stones our powdered hearts

Dead or alive
There's danger
The dead are all right, with me
We're not gonna run away,
We're not gonna leave you stranger
Turn the light on, yr lonely love

Camera on the haunted stones
Bloodshed a gentle painted score
Notes dance in ink across yr skin
Hieroglyphic lover, nature friend

Dead or alive
There's danger
The dead are all right, with me
We're not gonna run away,
We're not gonna leave you stranger
Turn the light on, yr lonely love


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"Stones" as written by Kim Gordon Jim Orourke

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    General Commenti think this song is quite obvious, its about being on crack or meth, and making love to a stranger,
    "Warped lovers loosed on languid stain" two lovers who are both high on the drug, languid stain being the slowed sluggish effect you get from the drug, maybe?
    l1am_st0n3ron May 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentmeth and crack are both uppers and wouldnt have slowed sluggish effects.
    "Shooting up stones our powdered hearts" this points clearly to heroin.
    Drewb18c1on July 19, 2006   Link
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    General Commentfair cop, i only smoke pot, so i wouldnt know.
    love the song tho, the intro could go on forever and i wouldnt mind. I've found SY to be so under rated, there are some real gems in their discography.
    l1am_st0n3ron August 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthard to say what the lyrics are about (I'm usually not too good at this) but this is by far, definitely one of my all time favourite Sonic Youth songs. So incredibly awesome.
    scrimshawon September 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyeah drugs bla bla but it makes me feel good coz i dont wanna be left alone. thurston moore anytime
    hazzamatazzaon June 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWithout doubt my favourite Sonic Youth song - the melodic guitar layers are simply gorgeous. There are enough melodies in here to have spawned several great songs, and they went and crammed it all into one, the cheeky gits.
    mickylaneon April 01, 2013   Link

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