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Black Hole Sun

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“Black Hole Sun” is a song by the American rock band Soundgarden. Written by frontman Chris Cornell, “Black Hole Sun” was released in 1994 as the third single from the band’s fourth studio album Superunknown (1994). It is arguably the band’s most recognizable and most popular song, and remains a well known song from the 1990s. The song topped the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, where it spent a total of seven weeks at number one. The song was included on Soundgarden’s 1997 greatest hits album A-Sides and appeared again on the 2010 compilation album Telephantasm. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Won't you come ... Black hole sun ... And wash away the rain

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Anonymous wrote on March, 19th 2009 at 10:10pm:
Chris /Cornell is going to be on NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno March 20, 2009. Check it out!!Honeylamb03192009

Anonymous wrote on March, 14th 2009 at 8:13pm:
Chris Cornell is out with his new album SCREAM!! Go and get in now!! In stores everywhere and on itunes!!LuisLamb03142009

Anonymous wrote on August, 11th 2008 at 9:44am:
a really interesting video.. this song is great when chris plays it on his acoustic

Anonymous wrote on May, 29th 2008 at 2:29am:
One of my favorite Soundgarden songs. I can never get tired of it. Cornell rocks!!!

Anonymous wrote on May, 27th 2008 at 2:24am:
I really love the way Cornell changed the ending to Black Hole Sun during his 2007 tour. It gave a fresh new sound to a classic!

Anonymous wrote on May, 19th 2008 at 1:14pm:
This is one of my favorite songs that I still hear on the local alternative and rock radio stations. Love that voice!! (TXJEN)

Anonymous wrote on May, 18th 2008 at 10:08am:
This song is a true classic! Every song on this album - Superunknown is gold! Cornell is a rock god! Check out his work with Audioslave, solo, Temple of the Dog and watch out for his new solo album released later this year. One of the best songwriters of a time - such an amazing voice! STEW (Tassie)

Anonymous wrote on May, 16th 2008 at 11:32pm:
Black Hole Sun is such a classic - one of, if not THE best song of the 90's!!!

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