Soundgarden celebrates 20th anniversary of ‘Superunknown’ with deluxe versions

Soundgarden will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their groundbreaking album, Superunknown, with two deluxe special edition reissues. Available June 3rd via A&M Records/UME, fans can buy a 2 CD set featuring the remastered album along with a bonus disc consisting of demos, rehearsals, B-sides and more and a 5 CD package featuring the remastered album, additional demos, rehearsals and B-sides with the fifth disc being a Blu-ray Audio 5.1 Surround Sound mix of the album.

The Super Deluxe Edition is incredibly packaged in a hardbound book with a lenticular cover, liner notes by David Fricke and newly re-imagined album artwork designed by Josh Graham. It also features never before seen band photography by Kevin Westerberg.

A 2 LP gatefold of the original 16 vinyl tracks remastered on 200-gram vinyl in a gatefold jacket will also be made available.

In addition, Superunknown: The Singles and associated B-sides with newly interpreted artwork sleeves by Josh Graham will be reissued as a set of five limited edition 10″ vinyl records on Record Store Day, Saturday, April 19th.

2 CD | 5 Disc Super Deluxe | 2 LP

CD 1 – Remastered Album

1. Let Me Drown
2. My Wave
3. Fell on Black Days
4. Mailman
5. Superunknown
6. Head Down
7. Black Hole Sun
8. Spoonman
9. Limo Wreck
10. The Day I Tried to Live
11. Kickstand
12. Fresh Tendrils
13. 4th of July
14. Half
15. Like Suicide
16. She Likes Surprises

CD 2: B-Sides & More

1. The Day I Tried To Live (Alternate Mix)^
2. Spoonman (Alternate Steve Fisk Remix)^
3. Beyond The Wheel (Live)
4. Fell On Black Days (Live)
5. Birth Ritual (Original Demo Version)
6. Jesus Christ Pose (Live)
7. Like Suicide (Acoustic Version)
8. Kickstand (Live)
9. My Wave (Live)
10. Spoonman (Steve Fisk Remix)
11. Exit Stonehenge
12. Kyle Petty, Son of Richard
13. Black Days III*
14. Ghostmotorfinger**
15. Jerry Garcia’s Finger
16. Fell On Black Days (Video Version)

CD 3: The Demos (Unreleased)

1. Let Me Drown (Demo)
2. Fell On Black Days (Demo)
3. Superunknown (Demo)
4. Black Hole Sun (Demo)
5. Spoonman (Demo)
6. Fresh Tendrils (Demo)
7. 4th of July (Demo)
8. Half (Demo)
9. Like Suicide (Demo)

CD 4: The Rehearsals (Unreleased)

1. Black Hole Sun (Rehearsal)
2. Bing Bing Goes To Church (Rehearsal)
3. Half (Rehearsal)
4. Head Down (Rehearsal)
5. Kyle Petty, Son Of Richard (Rehearsal)
6. Let Me Drown (Rehearsal)
7. Limo Wreck (Rehearsal)
8. My Wave (Rehearsal)
9. Fresh Tendrils (Rehearsal)
10. Like Suicide (Rehearsal)
11. Ruff Riff-Raff (Rehearsal)
12. Exit Stonehenge (Rehearsal)
13. Spoonman (Rehearsal)
14. The Date I Tried To Leave (Rehearsal)
15. The Day I Tried To Live (Rehearsal)

Disc 5: Blu-ray Audio 5.1 Mix

1. Let Me Drown (5.1 Mix)
2. My Wave (5.1 Mix)
3. Fell On Black Days (5.1 Mix)
4. Mailman (5.1 Mix)
5. Superunknown (5.1 Mix)
6. Head Down (5.1 Mix)
7. Black Hole Sun (5.1 Mix)
8. Spoonman (5.1 Mix)
9. Limo Wreck (5.1 Mix)
10. The Day I Tried To Live (5.1 Mix)
11. Kickstand (5.1 Mix)
12. Fresh Tendrils (5.1 Mix)
13. 4th Of July (5.1 Mix)
14. Half (5.1 Mix)
15. Like Suicide (5.1 Mix)
16. She Likes Surprises (Int’l Vers & Us 12″) (5.1 Mix)

Singles 5 LP Box Set

LP 1 – Spoonman

1. Spoonman
2. Fresh Tendrils
3. Cold Bitch
4. Exit Stonehenge

LP 2: The Day I Tried To Live

1. The Day I Tried To Live
2. Like Suicide (Acoustic Version)
3. Kickstand (Live)
4. Limo Wreck

LP 3: Black Hole Sun

1. Black Hole Sun
2. Jesus Christ Pose (Live)
3. Beyond The Wheel (Live)
4. Fell On Black Days (Live)

LP 4: My Wave

1. My Wave
2. Spoonman (Steve Fisk Remix)
3. Birth Ritual (Original Demo Version)
4. My Wave (Live)

LP 5: Fell On Black Days

1. Fell On Black Days
2. Kyle Petty, Son of Richard
3. Ghostmotorfinger**
4. Fell On Black Days (Video Version)
5. Girl U Want
6. Black Days III*

* Originally titled “Fell On Black Days (Demo – Early Version)”
**Originally titled “Motorcycle Loop (Short Version)”
^ Previously Unreleased

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