Thurston Moore Opens Up About Kim Gordon Split

...and his relationship with Eva Prinz
Thurston Moore

For decades, Sonic Youth pairing Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon seemed to contradict the rule that rock 'n' roll and marriage don't mix.

Sadly, though their relationship came to an end in 2011. Remaining quiet over the reasons for some time, an interview with Elle last year saw Kim Gordon reveal that her husband had fallen in love with another woman.

"It ended in a kind of normal way - midlife crisis, starstruck woman," she explained. "Thurston was carrying on this whole double life with her. He was really like a lost soul."

Speaking in this month's edition of The Fly, Thurston Moore gave his version of events. The 'starstruck woman' is publisher Eva Prinz, and the two have been involved in a close relationship for six years.

"I’ve had some life issues" the guitarist said. "In your 40s and 50s things can change in ways that upset the order of things that have been established over 25 years-plus of marriage. It’s really distressing. You have to work through it, it’s very personal and I don’t really talk about it so much. It’s just something I work through in my own world."

"I’m involved in a really sweet relationship and it really does make me happy, it truly does. But I’ll always have that experience of sadness that a separation brings, especially one that was as important, not just to me but everybody around us. There have been some fall-outs, but that’s to be expected. It’s pretty heavy."

Check out the video for Thurston Moore's 'Heavenmetal' below.

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