The secret meaning behind Chris Cornell's Soundgarden song "Black Hole Sun"

MrSwindler I want to start off with sometimes we do not make art but rather it happens to us in a subconscious level. The single has sold over three million copies worldwide.

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Log in. Views Read Edit View history. You gotta check out. MrSwindler edit "isn't awesome" lol.. So, when I heard today that Chris Cornell died, it was like one mosaic stone of the great picture got broken. The song remains the band's highest charting single in the United Kingdom to date.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Cookie Policy. He said, "The song had a psychedelic edge to it especially evident in the verse's guitar part , as the composition shifted between sedate melodicism and gargantuan guitar riffs.

Basically, when Timothy Leary was endorsing drug use and embracing the counterculture, he asked Lennon to write a song for his California gubernatorial campaign.

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The Earth is not Young, but the Sun's nuclear reaction, is Despite peaking at number two on the Modern Rock Tracks , "Black Hole Sun" still finished as the number-one track of for that chart. It's really difficult for a person to create their own life and their own freedom. Accidental Revolution: Then I wrote the lyrics and that was similar, a stream of consciousness based on the feeling I got from the chorus and title.

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I was just absolutely stunned. I could also thank the teacher that got me interested in music, or grandpa who gave me a kickstart to learn it. Recommended video. GfK Entertainment Charts. Please enter a Username. It crosses all barriers, and it sucks every time. Don't make me do this again. My first music teacher was an old woman, my favorite English teacher, but at the same time also the worst music teacher you could imagine. Louder Than Live Live on I Science Fact: But I'm not sure what.

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It's like a jigsaw where you've got one piece, then you make up all the others to fit in. Not being rude, but the meaning is more than clear: The video is also featured in season 5 episode 1, "Held Back", of Beavis and Butt-Head , in which Butt-Head gives a succinct description of a black hole. I'm so glad I'm not the only one who sees this.