The Meaning and Mystery Behind Black Hole Sun

Black Hole Sun” is a song by Soundgardenwritten by Chris Cornell, the lead singer and guitarist of the band. It was released as the third single from their fourth album, “Superunknown”, in 1994. The song is one of Soundgarden’s most famous and popular songs. It reached the top of the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and won a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance in 1995.

The song has a dark and psychedelic sound, with heavy guitars and haunting vocals. The lyrics are vague and surreal, using metaphors and imagery to describe a dystopian world where people are unhappy and hopeless. Some people have interpreted the song as a commentary on environmental issues, social problems or personal struggles. Cornell said that he wrote the song after dreaming about a black hole sun that would destroy everything.

The song also has a famous music video, directed by Howard Greenhalgh. The video shows various scenes of people and animals in bizarre situations, such as smiling mannequins, levitating spoons, melting faces and burning crosses. The video ends with a giant black hole sun swallowing everything up. The video was praised for its creativity and visual effects.

Enjoy the beautiful video and the song by clicking on the link above.
Giovanni Gagliano

Passionate about music I wrote my first article for "Given To Rock" in 2012, reaching now 30K global followers. I am also a musician, gigging around London.

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