Black Hole Sun: 1994 Apocalyptic Realness

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I was at a party yesterday,and “Black Hole Sun” came on…and I got psyched. I was never a huge Soundgarden fan, but this song and video struck a major chord with me back in 1994. The melody and the apocalyptic vibe of the song are kind of Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver (“Someday a real rain will come and wash all this scum off the streets.”) and the totally grotesque video still gives me the creeps almost 20 years later (groan). So dark, so twisted – I love it. Watch/listen below: