"Dirty Boots" was the third and final single from Sonic Youth's 1990 album Goo. It was released in 1991 on DGC.
Dirty Boots (edit) - 4.49,
White Kross (live) - 5.06,
Eric's Trip (live) - 3.28,
Cinderellas Big Score (live) - 6.34,
Dirty Boots (live) - 6.13,
The Bedroom (live & previously unreleased) - 3.37,
All live songs are taken from November 3, 1990 at University of California, Irvine's Crawford Hall in Irvine, California.
The music video for Dirty Boots was directed by Tamra Davis. The video features a boy and girl who meet and fall in love at a Sonic Youth concert. At the climax, both the boy and girl get onstage and kiss passionately while the band continues to play; both the boy and girl are then escorted by bouncers into the audience via stage dive. The video was shot in a now defunct club called Beowolf on Ave A close to East 6th St. in New York City. The girl is played by Lisa Stansbury of Neptune, New Jersey. The band selected her for the video after seeing her dance at a Dinosaur Jr. show at Maxwell's in Hoboken.
On the front cover, Thurston Moore is wearing a Roland Kirk t-shirt.,
The main girl in the video wears a Nirvana t-shirt, 5 months before the release of their breakthrough album Nevermind,
While technically an EP, it is considered the final single from the album,
The music video for "Lazy Eye" by the Silversun Pickups bears a strong resemblance to the music video for 'Dirty Boots', the latter being filmed and released almost 16 years prior.,
The song lyrics contain sexually themed euphemisms, such as "jelly roll",
Dirty Boots was covered by the Japanese singer KOTOKO (With the name of Outer). This version was included in an I've Sound EP called Dirty Gift, that was released in December 2002.,
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