Album
King Animal
Critic Reviews
User Reviews
Artist
Soundgarden

King Animal by Soundgarden

Soundgarden - King Animal
CRITIC SCORE
64
Based on 13 reviews
2012 Ranking: #567 / 708
USER SCORE
69
Based on
12 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

70
Drowned in Sound

As an album King Animal remains a somewhat numbing listen, its components, as excellent as they individually often are, making for a rather wearing collective, undeniably muscular but curiously unmemorable. 

70
Paste

Soundgarden deserves to be commended for recapturing the feeling of grunge and reintroducing it today.

67
A.V. Club

In spite of the lack of innovation, King Animal rarely feels like a legacy act halfheartedly retreading its past glories. 

60
Consequence of Sound

Unfortunately, King Animal too often leaves the listener imagining what a song would have sounded like without the sanitizing.

60
NME

All those years in Audioslave have smoothed Cornell’s appealingly rough edges, and as grand as ‘King Animal’ occasionally sounds, it lumbers when it should roar. 

60
PopMatters

Everything the sarcastic flannel-wearer hibernating inside of us all might hope for is present: Cornell’s weathered yet still sturdy wail, a weighty rhythm section, and an unending stream of detuned riffs in weird time signatures.

59
Pitchfork

King Animal makes for a respectable display of Soundgarden's proficiency, but lacks their once-imposing majesty.

50
musicOMH

King Animal would have been better had it foregone the regal pretensions and just stuck to being a feral beast.

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DETAILS

RELEASED: November 13, 2012
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Seven Four/Republic
GENRE: Alternative Rock
WEBSITE: www.soundgardenworld.com
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TRACK LIST
  1. Been Away Too Long 
  2. Non-State Actor 
  3. By Crooked Steps 
  4. A Thousand Days Before 
  5. Blood On The Valley Floor 
  6. Bones Of Birds 
  7. Taree 
  8. Attrition 
  9. Black Saturday 
  10. Halfway There 
  11. Worse Dreams 
  12. Eyelid’s Mouth 
  13. Rowing
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Added on: September 17, 2012