SOUNDGARDEN’s ‘King Animal’ Cracks U.S. Top 5

“King Animal”, the first collection of all-new material in 16 years from grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN, and first since the group reunited in 2010, sold 83,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 5 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD arrived in stores on November 13 via Tom Whalley‘s new record label, a partnership between his Seven Four Entertainment and Republic Records.

“King Animal” track listing:

01. Been Away Too Long
02. Non-State Actor
03. By Crooked Steps
04. A Thousand Days Before
05. Blood On The Valley Floor
06. Bones of Birds
07. Taree
08. Attrition
09. Black Saturday
10. Halfway There
11. Worse Dreams
12. Eyelid’s Mouth
13. Rowing

SOUNDGARDEN blasted through 23 songs in front of 1,000 people at New York City’s Irving Plaza nightclub on November 13 in the first of three such shows to celebrate the arrival of “King Animal”.

The band reunited in 2010 after a 13-year break, releasing a retrospective collection called “Telephantasm” and a concert album titled “Live On I-5”.

“Been Away Too Long” video:

 

 

 

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