This massive collection of b-sides, cover songs, Peel Sessions, remixes, and unreleased tracks tells the Soundgarden story from a fascinating angle. Though their studio albums were carefully crafted projects, Echo of Miles reveals the band’s looser side. Whether it’s songs that landed on compilations (like “Birth Ritual” for the Singles soundtrack and “Sub Pop Rock City” from Sub Pop 200) or their many amazing covers (like The Rolling Stones’ “Stray Cat Blues” and The Stooges’ “Search and Destroy”), Soundgarden were far ahead of their competition as the premier hard rock band of the late ‘80s and ’90s.
Great, But Not Essential
For a guy like me who has all of Soundgarden’s studio and live albums and EP’s…