Motorvision

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Motorvision
Video by Soundgarden
Released November 17, 1992
Recorded March 5–6, 1992, Paramount Theatre, Seattle, Washington
Genre Grunge, alternative metal, heavy metal
Length 57 minutes
Language English
Label A&M
Director Kevin Kerslake
Soundgarden chronology
Louder Than Live
(1990)
Motorvision
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Motorvision is a home video by the American grunge band Soundgarden. It was released on November 17, 1992.

Overview[edit]

It features eight songs performed live at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, Washington on March 5, 1992 and March 6, 1992 during the Badmotorfinger tour. Allmusic gave it three out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Greg Prato said, "Motorvision is an excellent sample of Soundgarden in concert."[1] Motorvision was released on VHS only, with no official DVD version available.

The video features candid footage of the band and people associated with it, including Sub Pop co-founders Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman. Before the first song begins, the band is introduced on stage by a clown, J. P. Patches. The performance of "Slaves & Bulldozers" includes lyrics from Pearl Jam's "Alive" and The Doobie Brothers' "Jesus Is Just Alright".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Searching with My Good Eye Closed"
  2. "Rusty Cage"
  3. "Outshined"
  4. "Little Joe"
  5. "Mind Riot"
  6. "Room a Thousand Years Wide"
  7. "Jesus Christ Pose"
  8. "Slaves & Bulldozers"

Personnel[edit]

Soundgarden
Production

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
US Top Music Videos[2] 25

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Prato, Greg. "allmusic ((( Motorvision > Review )))". Allmusic. Retrieved May 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Soundgarden: Top Music Videos". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-03-09. [dead link]

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