“Black Hole Sun” by Soundgarden (1994)

Chris Cornell didn’t really know what “Black Hole Sun” was about. Allegedly. “Regarding “Black Hole Sun”, Cornell stated, “It’s just sort of a surreal dreamscape, a weird, play-with-the-title kind of song.”[5] He also said that “lyrically it’s probably the closest to me just playing with words for words’ sake, of anything I’ve written. I guess it… Read More “Black Hole Sun” by Soundgarden (1994)

“Big Empty” by Stone Temple Pilots (1994)

The unofficial first single from STP’s big-deal sophomore effort, and a featured song from a movie I still have yet to see (”The Crow”),  “Big Empty” brooded in the manner of much ‘90s-era grunge. The quiet verse/loud chorus dynamic worked its best here, and Weiland’s anguished growl proved him a worthy successor (or mimicker) to Vedder,… Read More “Big Empty” by Stone Temple Pilots (1994)