Darkher Drop "Like Suicide" Soundgarden Cover

We've made a point at Getting It Out to heavily cover the upcoming release of Magnetic Eye Records Superunknown and Best Of Soundgarden additions to their Redux series. That started with episode 304 of Getting It Out Podcast, where label director Jadd Shickler detailed the releases and has continued with subsequent track premieres. The latest song comes from London's DARKHER covering Superunknown closer "Like Suicide".

Singer and multi-instrumentalist Jayn Maiven explains, "When I was approached for my own rendition of 'Like Suicide' by Soundgarden, I felt it was important to do a version which sensitively captured the spirit of the original song. Yet I also decided to take the lyrics musically on a different journey."

Shickler adds, "The death of Chris Cornell hit fans and musicians like a bomb, myself included. In an inexplicable way, it felt almost like I'd lost a personal friend.  I did not actually know him, but there was so much longing and melancholy in a lot of his music that one could almost feel that he'd spent his life fighting to hold himself together and eventually just couldn't fight anymore. When the time came to assemble the artists to re-imagine 'Superunknown', it felt important to make a statement about losing him, so I specifically asked Darkher to consider taking on 'Like Suicide'. I knew that her delicate, haunting nature would recast this song as something more tragic and amplify the visceral sense of loss that so many of us feel about Chris being gone. And just as I expected, her rendition is a perfectly heartbroken goodbye."

Pre-order Superunknown Redux and Best Of Soundgarden Redux HERE.

Superunknown Redux Tracklist:
1. Ufomammut 'Let Me Drown
2. High Priest feat. Bobby Ferry (16) 'My Wave'
3. Marissa Nadler 'Fell on Black Days'
4. Somnuri 'Mailman'
5. Valley of the Sun 'Superunknown'
6. Frayle 'Head Down'
7. Spotlights 'Black Hole Sun'
8. Horseburner 'Spoonman'
9. Witch Mountain 'Limo Wreck'
10. Beastwars 'The Day I Tried to Live'
11. Jack Harlon & The Dead Crows 'Kickstand'
12. The Age of Truth 'Fresh Tendrils'
13. Marc Urselli's SteppenDoom feat. Matt Cameron (Soundgarden, Pearl Jam), Igor Sydorenko (Stoned Jesus), Alain Johannes (Queens of the Stone Age, Eleven), Albert Kuvezin (Yat-Kha) & Utelo '4th of July'
14. Dozer 'Half'
15. Darkher 'Like Suicide'

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Dan started Getting It Out back in 2018 as a stand alone podcast. He’s been writing for music websites for over a decade and finally decided to start his own. Now living in Lancaster, Pennsylvania with his wife and kids, he briefly sang for Baltimore’s Pleasant Living.

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