Tagged: Soundgarden

Burden in My Hand

“Burden in My Hand” by Soundgarden

Kim Thayil, one of the members of Soundgarden, described “Burden in My Hand” as a modern-day version of “Hey Joe“. “Hey Joe”, which is considered a classic tune by many, dates back to 1965, and its main character...

Spoonman

“Spoonman” by Soundgarden

Let’s start off by saying that the lyrics of this song can be interpreted in a variety of ways – to say the least. So instead of running of the risk of overanalyzing, we will...

Rusty Cage

“Rusty Cage” by Soundgarden

The titular “rusty cage” is akin to a feeling of imprisonment that defines the vocalist’s life. And all lyrics considered, this construct is not meant to be taken literally. For instance, the real-life inspiration behind the...

Boot Camp by Soundgarden

“Boot Camp” by Soundgarden

Rock bands have a tendency to, shall we say not be overly fond of the powers that be. And they all have their own respective ways of expressing this sentiment. And on “Boot Camp”, Chris Cornell...