Sonic Youth: Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon Split, Couple Requested Privacy

By on Oct 16, 2011 in Announcement, Entertainment, Music, Television, United States Comments

Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore
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Sonic Youth members, Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon have split after 27 years, and have requested people to “respect their privacy.” This is according to several US entertainment sites, October 15, 2011.

Reportedly, the news of the split of Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon was issued by a rep of Matador Records, the couple’s record label.

Sonic Youth is an American alternative rock band, which started in 1981. It has gained popularity throughout the years with albums like “Sonic Youth mini-LP,” and “Bad Moon Rising.”

Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon got married in 1984, and have a daughter, Coco Hayley Gordon Moore. The band had some changes in its members through the years.

The rest of its current members are Mark Ibold, Lee Ranaldo, and Steve Shelley.

Further reports stated that Sonic Youth’s scheduled South American tour will still push through.

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