Soundgarden - Superunknown

 (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition 4 CD + Blu-Ray Audio + Book)




4 CD + 1 Blu-ray package features remastered album, added demos, rehearsals, B-sides

Fifth disc features album mixed in Blu-ray Audio 5.1 Surround Sound

41 unreleased tracks and mixes, 71 tracks total

Incredibly packaged in an 80-page hardbound book with lenticular cover

Liner notes by David Fricke and newly reimagined album artwork by Josh Graham

Never-before seen band photography by Kevin Westerberg

Ranked No. 336 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time

2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Superunknown, the pivotal album from Soundgarden that changed alternative rock. 

Via A&M Records and Universal Music Enterprises, this super deluxe edition is a 5 disc package of incredible rarity-packed riches for Soundgarden fans! Featuring the remastered album, additional demos, rehearsals and B-sides; the fifth disc is the album mixed in Blu-ray Audio 5.1 Surround Sound. Incredibly packaged in a hardbound book with a lenticular cover, plus new liner notes (David Fricke), artwork (Josh Graham) and band photos (Kevin Westerberg). This set truly is too good to pass up!

Soundgarden is diving back into Superunknown with this set and other multi-disc special editions of their breakthrough 1994 album. The album debuted at No. 1 when it was originally released and has been certified five times platinum by the RIAA in the United States, selling about nine million copies worldwide. It remains Soundgarden's most successful album and in 2003, was ranked No. 336 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. The album was ranked number 38 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Albums of the Nineties, and No. 5 on Guitar World magazine's Top 10 list of Guitar Albums of 1994.

Superunknown catapulted Soundgarden into "known" status after getting some attention with 1990'sBadmotorfinger. Sputnik Music calls it "an essential early-'90s album, often grouped with Nirvana'sNevermind and Pearl Jam's Ten." Memorable tracks include the title track, "Spoonman," "Fell On Black Days" and "Black Hole Sun," Soundgarden's biggest hit.

"Soundgarden was far beyond the general feelings and talents of the 'grunge' scene; their sound was darker, spookier, and more complex. And unlike the beloved Kurt Cobain, this band had great singing AND guitar work. The theme of this album is along the lines of a band's journey into stardom and the perils, decisions, and prices to be paid for the high cost of fame." — Sputnik Music, March 1994

 



Disc 1: (Remastered Album)
Let Me Down
My Wave
Fell On Black Days
Mailman
Superunknown
Head Down
Black Hole Sun
Spoonman
Limo Wreck
The Day I Tried To Live
Kickstand
Fresh Tendrils
4th of July
Half
Like Suicide
She Likes Surprises

Disc 2: (B-Sides and More)
The Day I Tried To Live (Alternate Take)
Spoonman (Alternate Take Fisk Remake)
Beyond The Wheel (Live)
Fell On Black Days (Live)
Birth Ritual (Original Demo Version)
Jesus Christ Pose (Live)
Like Suicide (Acoustic Version)
Kickstand (Live)
My Wave (Live)
Spoonman (Steve Fisk Remix)
Exit Stonehenge
Kyle Petty, Son of Richard
Black Days III
Ghostmotorfinger
Jerry Garcia’s Finger
Fell On Black Days (Video Version)

Disc 3: (Demos – Previously Unreleased)
Let Me Drown
Fell On Black Days
Superunknown
Black Hole Sun
Spoonman
Fresh Tendrils
4th of July
Half
Like Suicide

Disc 4: (Rehearsals – Previously Unreleased)
Black Hole Sun
Bing Bing Goes To Church
Half (Instrumentally)
Head Down
Kyle Petty, Son of Richard
Let Me Drown
Limo Wreck
My Wave
Fresh Tendrils
Like Suicide
Ruff Riff-Raff
Spoonman
The Date I Tried to Leave
The Day I Tried To Live

Disc 5 (Blu-Ray Audio 5.1 Surround Mix) (Previously Unreleased):
Let Me Drown
My Wave
Fell On Black Days
Mailman
Superunknown
Head Down
Black Hole Sun
Spoonman
Limo Wreck
The Day I Tried To Live
Kickstand
Fresh Tendrils
4th of July
Half
Like Suicide
She Likes Surprises

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