Down on the Upside

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  • Down on the Upside reached number two on the Billboard 200 album chart.
  • The title Down on the Upside comes from a line in the song "Dusty".
  • The lyric is "I think it's turning back on me/I'm down on the upside."
  • "Burden in My Hand" became the most successful song from Down on the Upside on the American rock charts.
  • The footage is taken from a pre-release European promotional kit for Down on the Upside.
  • Also, we had to concern ourselves with the length of the record and how much time we could fit on one disc, so we never finished it before Down on the Upside came out.
  • At one point the cover art image for the "Blow Up the Outside World" single was considered for use as the cover art image for Down on the Upside.
  • The cover art is taken from photographs by Catherine Chalmers, and at one point this image was considered for use for Down on the Upside.
  • It was recorded by Soundgarden in Seattle, Washington during the Down on the Upside sessions.
  • Thayil said that the song was not included on Down on the Upside because the band was not pleased with the mixing that was done on the song and the band already had enough songs.
  • Down on the Upside would end up becoming Soundgarden's final studio album for sixteen years as tensions within the band led to its break-up in April 1997.
  • "Rhinosaur" is a song by American rock band Soundgarden on their 1996 album Down on the Upside.
  • In 1996, the band released its fifth studio album, Down on the Upside; while successful, the album could not emulate the precedent set by Superunknown.
  • In 2010, the band reworked the original recording with Down on the Upside co-producer Adam Kasper, who was working with the band on archival material.
  • "Burden in My Hand" was the most successful song from Down on the Upside on the rock charts, spending a total of five weeks at number one on the Mainstream Rock charts and reaching number two on the Modern Rock charts.
  • Their singles effectively conveyed all of their best ideas, from their sludgy early Sub Pop recordings to the elaborate, post-metal psychedelia of their last two albums, Superunknown and Down on the Upside.
  • In 1997, soon after the release of Down on the Upside, the band broke up due to a clash of artistic differences between Kim Thayil and Chris Cornell.
  • In 1996, Soundgarden released Down on the Upside, in which six of the sixteen album tracks were lyrically and/or musically composed by Shepherd.
  • Ben kept a mixture of Ampeg and Mesa, but led more to the Mesa's toward the end of Soundgarden and almost used them exclusively on Down On the Upside.
  • Guitarist Kim Thayil on the song: That came from the Down on the Upside session and originally the record company was interested in it being on the album, but we weren't interested in putting it on the album because we weren't happy with the mix we got for it.
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