Details on the 20th Anniversary Edition of Soundgarden’s Superunknown

As deluxe reissues go, this is pretty comprehensive.  Here’s what fans will be able to buy as of June 3:

Let’s start with the 2-CD deluxe edition

CD ONE – 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 TWO – Demos, Rehearsals, B-Sides & More

1. Let Me Drown (Demo)^

2. Black Hole Sun (Demo)^

3. Half (Demo)^

4. Head Down (Rehearsal)^

5. Limo Wreck (Rehearsal)^

6. The Day I Tried to Live (Rehearsal)^

7. Like Suicide (Acoustic)

8. Black Days III*

9. Birth Ritual (Original Demo Version)

10. Exit Stonehenge

11. Kyle Petty, Son of Richard

12. Jerry Garcia’s Finger

13. Spoonman (Alternate Steve Fisk Remix)^

14. The Day I Tried To Live (Scott Litt Mix)^

15. 4th of July (Instrumental)^

16. Superunknown (Instrumental)^

 

Then there’s another 2-CD edition.  The first disc is also the remastered edition of Superunknown.  The second disc features:

1. Let Me Drown (Demo)^

2. Black Hole Sun (Demo)^

3. Half (Demo)^

4. Head Down (Rehearsal)^

5. Limo Wreck (Rehearsal)^

6. The Day I Tried to Live (Rehearsal)^

7. Like Suicide (Acoustic)

8. Black Days III*

9. Birth Ritual (Original Demo Version)

10. Exit Stonehenge

11. Kyle Petty, Son of Richard

12. Jerry Garcia’s Finger

13. Spoonman (Alternate Steve Fisk Remix)^

14. The Day I Tried To Live (Scott Litt Mix)^

15. 4th of July (Instrumental)^

16. Superunknown (Instrumental)^

 

Now let’s move on to the super-deluxe edition.  Like the other two, it begins with the remastered album. It then continues thusly:

CD TWO – 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 (AcousticVersion)

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 THREE – 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 FOUR – 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. Spoonman (Rehearsal)

13. The Date I Tried To Leave (Rehearsal)

14. The Day I Tried To Live (Rehearsal)

 

DISC FIVE – 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)

 

If you’re still looking for more, there’s this:

SUPERUNKNOWN: THE SINGLES – FIVE 10-INCH VINYL SET

  1. SPOONMAN

Fresh Tendrils

Cold Bitch

Exit Stonehenge

 

  1. THE DAY I TRIED TO LIVE

Like Suicide (Acoustic Version)

Kickstand (Live)

Limo Wreck

 

  1. BLACK HOLE SUN

Jesus Christ Pose (Live)

Beyond The Wheel (Live)

Fell On Black Days (Live)

 

  1. MY WAVE

Spoonman (Steve Fisk Remix)

Birth Ritual (Original Demo Version)

My Wave (Live)

 

  1. FELL ON BLACK DAYS

Kyle Petty, Son of Richard

Ghostmotorfinger**

Fell On Black Days (Video Version)

Girl U Want

Black Days III*

 

* Originally titled “Fell On Black Days (Demo – Early Version)”

**Originally titled “Motorcycle Loop (Short Version)”

^ Previously Unreleased

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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