The Story About How I Came to Love Soundgarden. It’s a bit long, because, frankly, it took me a while.
Sure, I’d heard of Soundgarden. Or, no, not really. I’d heard “Black Hole Sun” from time to time on the radio, but I never really liked it. It was boring and I didn’t give it much attention. The fact that there was a band called Soundgarden passed me by. Back in the early 90’s when the grunge movement started to spread I wasn’t aware of it. There was Nirvana, of course, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” was everywhere. I liked what I heard, but didn’t explore it further. I was not really that much into music at all, since all I had were the radio charts that only picked up mainstream hits. I never had access to MTV back in the days when they were actually a music channel. Sadly.
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