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The fifth album from Soundgarden turned out to be their last before an acrimonious break-up and a break of more than a decade and a half. Listen carefully and hear the seeds of their arguments! These mostly stemmed from a push towards less heavy, more experimental sounds, which in Chris Cornell’s defence it must be said were fairly interesting. Down On The Upside is reissued by Universal.

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Down On The Upside by Soundgarden 1 review. Add your own review. 6/10
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6/10 Customer review, 9th August 2016

“Down On The Upside” was released after Soundgarden’s creative peak with “Badmotorfinger” and “Superunknown”. Whilst their fist two albums, "Ultramega OK" and "Louder Than Love", saw them searching for an identity, this album sees them starting to lose it. Funnily enough it found them on the downside of their career in my opinion. Whilst there are some good moments such as opener “Pretty Noose” and the noisy “Ty Cobb” it mostly sounds like songs that weren’t good enough to feature on “Superunknown”. “Blow Up The Outside World”, for example, is like the poor relation of “The Day I Tried To Live”. They tried a few new things on here like the piano-led “Burden In My Hand” but I find that it doesn’t suit them. Their more recent comeback album ”King Animal” is better.




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