Black Hole Sun

original song written and composed by Chris Cornell; first recorded by Soundgarden

"Black Hole Sun" is a 1994 grunge song by the American grunge band Soundgarden, from their fourth studio album Superunknown, which was released in 1994. The song was written by Chris Cornell. It is a playable song in the video game, Rock Band.[1]

"Black Hole Sun"
Single by Soundgarden
from the album Superunknown
B-side"Like Suicide" (acoustic) / "Kickstand" (live)
ReleasedMay 1994
RecordedJuly–September 1993 at Bad Animals Studio, Seattle, Washington
GenreGrunge, psychedelic rock
Length5:20 (Album)
4:31 (Edit)
LabelA&M
Songwriter(s)Chris Cornell
Producer(s)Michael Beinhorn
Soundgarden singles chronology
"The Day I Tried to Live"
(1994)
"Black Hole Sun"
(1994)
"My Wave"
(1994)
"The Day I Tried to Live"
(1994)
"Black Hole Sun"
(1994)
"My Wave"
(1994)

The song won the Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance and it was also nominated for Best Rock Song.[2] The music video for Black Hole Sun won a MTV Video Music Award for Best Metal/Hard Rock Video in 1994.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden". My Rock Band Songs. Retrieved 2014-11-11.
  2. "37th Grammy Awards - 1995". Rock On The Net. Retrieved 2014-11-11.
  3. "1994 MTV Video Music Awards". Rock On The Net. Retrieved 2014-11-11.

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