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Tighter & Tighter

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Soundgarden was an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1984 by lead singer and drummer Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto. Matt Cameron became the band’s permanent drummer in 1986 and bassist Ben Shepherd became a permanent replacement for Yamamoto in 1990. Soundgarden was one of the key bands in the creation of grunge, a style of alternative rock that developed in Seattle and was based around the band’s record label Sub Pop. Soundgarden was the first grunge band to sign to a major label, but Soundgarden did not achieve commercial success until Seattle contemporaries Nirvana and Pearl Jam popularized grunge in the early 1990s. Soundgarden achieved its biggest success with the 1994 album Superunknown which debuted at number one on the... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Sleep tight for me ... Sleep tight for me ,I'm gone

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Anonymous wrote on May, 21st 2008 at 12:48pm:
"Down On The Upside" was one of Soundgarden's most underrated CDs - and this song, the longest on the CD, is an example of what made it so great; Chris Cornell wrote the music and lyrics for "Tighter and Tighter" (superb, as usual), & check out the incredible guitar work...Soundgarden broke my heart when they disbanded after this, their last CD release, but thank God Chris Cornell has never stopped making incredible music, and continues his successful solo career today!!!!!!!!

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