Sonic Youth - A Thousand Leaves 12 inch
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A Thousand Leaves is an album by Sonic Youth. It was the group's first major album to be recorded in their private Manhattan studio, dubbed Echo Canyon. There are several French references on A Thousand Leaves. On the CD label the phrase mille feuille is crossed out and a thousand leaves is written under it. The name of the first song, "Contre le Sexisme", means against sexism in French. "French Tickler" refers to a sex toy of the same name. It was Thurston Moore who came up with the title, which is inspired by Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass.