Hunger Strike

From the Album Temple Of The Dog
April 16, 1991 | Format: MP3

$1.29
Song Title
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30
4:06

Product Details

  • Original Release Date: April 16, 1991
  • Release Date: April 16, 1991
  • Label: A&M
  • Copyright: (C) 1990 A&M Records Inc.
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  • Duration: 4:06 minutes
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  • ASIN: B001NTSQ12
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,937 Paid in Songs (See Top 100 Paid in Songs)

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Love every song.
Mary E. Jensen
They donít make music like this anymore.
McMueller
Great mix of both bands.
tony o

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By B. Wallace on January 21, 2015
Hunger strike song review
By Brad Wallace.

A deep and troubling tune that harkens back to depression era struggles. The song focuses on Eddies reminiscent and visual description of his life in the shanty with his kin Chris Cornell. It is obvious from the lyrics and video that Eddie has wondered off and lost his way home, metaphorically and literally. Like in "an american tale" where feivel sings under the moon the camera shows back and forth vocal diatribe between the separated singers who long for each others comforts in a cold and foodless world.

Song grade B+
Video grade A-
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Phillip Kyle Valentine on January 25, 2012
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I heard this song when I was a kid. I didn't know what it was called, or who sang it, or the lyrics. I was so psyched that Amazon had it. Real easy to download.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Tony on May 2, 2014
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With Chris Cornell and Eddie Vedder, you really can't go wrong. This song was always my favourite on the CD and since the CD "disappeared" I decided to just purchase this song rather than the whole CD again. The download went well and fast. I am please to have this in my collection again.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By tony o on October 18, 2013
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Soundgarden and Pearl Jam together. Can't go wrong. Great mix of both bands. Bring back the flannel, go Seattle! Long live grunge
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a lot of people love this song but dont know its true meaning. chris cornell has been quoted as saying that the lyrics are about an olden cabin in the middle of the woods, and a family that stole bread from decadance, they killed a deer and spilled blood on the table, the fire was cookin' and they choked on blood at some point but its origins are unknown at this time. pearl jam heard of this story and were compelled to visit the olden cabin with their band gear and a gas generator. they all jammed out, including matt cameron of soundgarden fame and then told fables of the olden family and their trials in the foodless lands.
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By CharlieGirl on July 11, 2014
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Great music
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By Stoltzie on April 23, 2014
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Always liked the song; also a fan of Pearl Jam. Good sound and a good message.
I'm considering getting the entire album.
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By Dave McCulloch, III on January 16, 2014
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i have been looking for this for a while, and it was easy to find the song on amazon MP3 downloads.
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