Soundgarden - Superunknown
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Based on 5 reviews
1994 Ratings: #15 / 379
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Based on 291 ratings
1994 Ratings: #17
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March 8, 1994 / Release Date
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So much better than Radiohead, I love the singing on this unlike Radiohead's Soundgarden wannabe singing. This album gave me chills front to back. I love Soundgarden but not Radiohead
This album makes okay with the fact that grunge music was a thing.

Song Ratings:

Let Me Down: 95
My Wave: 100
Fell On Black Days: 100
Mailman: 93
Superunknown: 100
Head Down: 90
Spoonman: 100
Black Hole Sun: 100
LImo Wreck: 92
The Day I Tried To Live: 100
Kickstand: 86
Fresh Tendrils: 96
4th of July: 90
Half: 84
Like Suicide: 99
Grunge itself was always a prominent genre for Seattle giants Soundgarden. If not the creators themselves, Soundgarden was always shaping the genre into the very thing it would become. With the astounding efforts of Cornell's sharp but skilled and equally angry voice coinciding with Kim Thayil's complex but down-right heavy guitars, they maintained themselves as a ferocious landmark in the heavy grunge sound. But they were not short of creative effort nor changing up their game. In every sense ... read more
What is there to say about this album?

Probably one of the only albums from my early days of listening to music that I still think is just as good as I thought it was then.

A pure example of how a good early 90s rock album should sound. A 90s grunge masterpiece. The album that Nirvana wish they could have written if everyone didn't think Nevermind was the be all, end all of that era and genre of music.

Now 16 years later after hearing it for the first time in a world without Chris Cornell in ... read more
It's really good.
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Track List

  1. Let Me Drown 
  2. My Wave 
  3. Fell On Black Days 
  4. Mailman 
  5. Superunknown 
  6. Head Down 
  7. Black Hole Sun 
  8. Spoonman 
  9. Limo Wreck 
  10. The Day I Tried To Live 
  11. Kickstand 
  12. Fresh Tendrils 
  13. 4th Of July 
  14. Half 
  15. Like Suicide
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