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Riff: Soundgarden – “Eyelid’s Mouth”

Nov 12, 2012

Who let the water run down? (Cry Internal)/Who let the river run dry? (Live Internal)

from Eyelid's Mouth lyrics by Soundgarden

Heavy and satisfying, “Eyelid’s Mouth” doesn’t break new ground, but does give Soundgarden fans what they want, and radio rock listeners what they need. I’m not sure which “river running dry” it is that Cornell’s worried about, but it doesn’t really matter.

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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