THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
641-Sonic Youth-Bull In The Heather.
1994-Number 24 single.
Best Bit-At 0.15.The best song ever written about a racehorse.
Singer and bassist Kim Gordon who was five months pregnant when recording this video explained what the song is about.’Using passiveness as a form of rebellion-like,I’m not going to participate in your male dominated culture,so I’m just going to be passive.’
Bob Nastanovich who is a member of American Indie Rock Band Pavement and big horse racing fan had told Kim Gordon about a horse called Bull In The Heather who had won at big odds.In the context of the song the horse’s odds probably represent coming out on top even when the odds are against you.
‘Betting on the bull in the heather.’
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