Sad news from Sonic Youth camp. This statement comes via Matador Records:
Musicians Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore, married in 1984, are announcing they have separated. Sonic Youth, with both Kim and Thurston involved, will proceed with its South American tour dates in November. Plans beyond that tour are uncertain. The couple has requested respect for their personal privacy and does not wish to issue further comment.
Kim and Thurston have been married for 27 years ago and have one daughter, 17-year-old Coco Hayley Gordon Moore. Fans are sharing condolences on sonicyouth.com. Here’s the couple being interviewed in ’91…
…and Kim on Gossip Girl in 2009, officiating the wedding ceremony of Lily and Rufus:
We’ll always have Goo. Share your favorite SY track in the comments.