Editors’ Notes With Superunknown, Soundgarden left grunge behind for good. Arriving just as Nirvana were in their death throes and Pearl Jam were becoming increasingly weary of life in the spotlight, Soundgarden’s fourth album eagerly seized the mantle for arena-ready alternative rock. From the bone-cracking thrust of “My Wave” to the Beatlesesque power ballad “Black Hole Sun” to the doomy metallic monster “4th of July,” Superunknown blew Soundgarden’s musical scope wide open and foregrounded their latent pop sensibility—but not at the expense of the band’s essential, mosh-pit-baiting heaviosity.

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Let Me Drown
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3:52
 
My Wave
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5:12
 
Fell On Black Days
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4:43
 
Mailman
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4:26
 
Superunknown
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5:06
 
Head Down
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6:09
 
Black Hole Sun
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5:18
 
Spoonman
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4:06
 
Limo Wreck
9
5:47
 
The Day I Tried to Live
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5:20
 
Kickstand
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1:34
 
Fresh Tendrils
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4:16
 
4th of July
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5:08
 
Half
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2:14
 
Like Suicide
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7:03
 
She Likes Surprises
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3:17
 
The Day I Tried to Live (Alternate Mix)
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5:26
 
Spoonman (Alternate Steve Fisk Remix)
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5:21
 
Beyond the Wheel (Live At Exibition Stadium, Toronto 1993)
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5:49
 
Fell On Black Days (Live At Pine Knob Music Theater, Clarkston, MI 1993)
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4:51
 
Birth Ritual (Demo Version)
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5:50
 
Jesus Christ Pose (Live At Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, SD 1993)
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7:09
 
Like Suicide (Acoustic Version)
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6:12
 
Kickstand (Live At Jones Beach Amphitheatre, Wantagh, NY 1993)
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1:59
 
My Wave (Live At Jones Beach Amphitheatre, Wantagh, NY 1993)
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4:28
 
Spoonman (Steve Fisk Remix)
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6:57
 
Exit Stonehenge
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1:21
 
Kyle Petty, Son of Richard
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4:06
 
Black Days III
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4:03
 
Ghostmotorfinger
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1:33
 
Jerry Garcia's Finger
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3:24
 
Fell On Black Days (Video Version)
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5:27
 
Let Me Drown (Demo Version)
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4:11
 
Fell On Black Days (Demo Version)
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4:54
 
Superunknown
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5:37
 
Black Hole Sun
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5:39
 
Spoonman (Demo Version)
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3:38
 
Fresh Tendrils (Demo Version)
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3:47
 
4th of July (Demo Version)
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5:06
 
Half (Demo Version)
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1:37
 
Like Suicide (Demo Version)
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9:10
 
Black Hole Sun
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5:46
 
Bing Bing Goes to Church (Rehearsal Version)
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2:05
 
Half (Instrumentally) [Rehearsal Version]
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3:42
 
Head Down (Rehearsal Version)
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5:26
 
Kyle Petty, Son of Richard (Rehearsal Version)
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3:29
 
Let Me Drown (Rehearsal Version)
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3:54
 
Limo Wreck (Rehearsal Version)
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5:42
 
My Wave (Rehearsal Version)
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4:36
 
Fresh Tendrils (Rehearsal Version)
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4:19
 
Like Suicide (Rehearsal Version)
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6:48
 
Ruff Riff-Raff (Rehearsal Version)
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3:43
 
Spoonman (Rehearsal Version)
12
4:34
 
The Date I Tried to Leave (Rehearsal Version)
13
2:20
 
The Day I Tried to Live (Rehearsal Version)
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6:03
 

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