5 thoughts on “Silverchair – Miss You Love”

  1. I remember really enjoying these guys, but this review pretty well sums them up.

    Silverchair's debut album, Frogstomp, faithfully follows the alternative rock tradition of Nirvana and Pearl Jam, which means that the group of Australian teenagers winds up sounding not like their idols, but like Stone Temple Pilots and Bush. For their age, their instrumental capabilities are quite impressive, as the guitars and vocals growl with the force of rockers in their early 20s. At the same time, their songwriting abilities aren't as strong, and they are never able to break away from the standard grunge formula. Nevertheless, the record does deliver a collection of songs replicating the thunder of "Tomorrow."
    -Stephen Thomas Erlewine

  2. Their third record is kind of interesting musically as a sort of grunge/post-grunge/orchestral fusion (although there's probably a threshold requirement to be a little interested in post-grunge in the first place) and you can kind of see some of the signs of this on their second album (which this song is from). Daniel Johns never really figured out how to write lyrics that made sense, though, and their fourth album went a little overboard completely.

    1. Whoops, I think I left out an album in this accounting, since this song is from their third album, and the sort-of-interesting one is their fourth.

  3. When I worked at Randall's grocery in NU, one of the other baggers (who had MTV or something) told me about this great new band out of Australia that were as good as Soundgarden or Alice In Chains* and were just teenagers. Never having heard of them, I was curious, so he lent me the CD (Frogstomp) a few days later. I dubbed it and got it back to him and probably listened to it ten times over a few days and never saw what was great about them, or even that good. I listened a few more times over the next few months, assuming I was missing something, but nope. I still have that tape in my basement. I have no desire to dig it out.

    *Seriously, nearly everyone considered the four Seattle bands to be co-equals (these two plus Nirvana and Pearl Jam). A few who were also metalheads distinctly preferred Alice in Chains, probably because of "Man in the Box" (but maybe also because of "Would?", and definitely not because of "Rooster".)

Comments are closed.

Recent Top Videos
The Ohio Players - Fire 5 LTEs
6 votes, average: 9.67 out of 106 votes, average: 9.67 out of 106 votes, average: 9.67 out of 106 votes, average: 9.67 out of 106 votes, average: 9.67 out of 106 votes, average: 9.67 out of 106 votes, average: 9.67 out of 106 votes, average: 9.67 out of 106 votes, average: 9.67 out of 106 votes, average: 9.67 out of 10 (6 votes, average: 9.67 out of 10)
You must be a WGOM Citizen to rate WGOM Videos.
Loading...
The Allman Brothers Band - One Way Out 1 LTEs
5 votes, average: 9.80 out of 105 votes, average: 9.80 out of 105 votes, average: 9.80 out of 105 votes, average: 9.80 out of 105 votes, average: 9.80 out of 105 votes, average: 9.80 out of 105 votes, average: 9.80 out of 105 votes, average: 9.80 out of 105 votes, average: 9.80 out of 105 votes, average: 9.80 out of 10 (5 votes, average: 9.80 out of 10)
You must be a WGOM Citizen to rate WGOM Videos.
Loading...
Victor Borge - Clair de Lune 9 LTEs
7 votes, average: 9.43 out of 107 votes, average: 9.43 out of 107 votes, average: 9.43 out of 107 votes, average: 9.43 out of 107 votes, average: 9.43 out of 107 votes, average: 9.43 out of 107 votes, average: 9.43 out of 107 votes, average: 9.43 out of 107 votes, average: 9.43 out of 107 votes, average: 9.43 out of 10 (7 votes, average: 9.43 out of 10)
You must be a WGOM Citizen to rate WGOM Videos.
Loading...
John Fogerty - Centerfield 7 LTEs
5 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 10 (5 votes, average: 9.60 out of 10)
You must be a WGOM Citizen to rate WGOM Videos.
Loading...
Private Interests - I Need You 0 LTEs
5 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 105 votes, average: 9.60 out of 10 (5 votes, average: 9.60 out of 10)
You must be a WGOM Citizen to rate WGOM Videos.
Loading...
Prince - Nothing Compares 2 U 1 LTEs
6 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 10 (6 votes, average: 9.33 out of 10)
You must be a WGOM Citizen to rate WGOM Videos.
Loading...
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Somewhere Over The Rainbow/Wonderful World 2 LTEs
6 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 106 votes, average: 9.33 out of 10 (6 votes, average: 9.33 out of 10)
You must be a WGOM Citizen to rate WGOM Videos.
Loading...
The Ohio Players - Love Rollercoaster 1 LTEs
5 votes, average: 9.40 out of 105 votes, average: 9.40 out of 105 votes, average: 9.40 out of 105 votes, average: 9.40 out of 105 votes, average: 9.40 out of 105 votes, average: 9.40 out of 105 votes, average: 9.40 out of 105 votes, average: 9.40 out of 105 votes, average: 9.40 out of 105 votes, average: 9.40 out of 10 (5 votes, average: 9.40 out of 10)
You must be a WGOM Citizen to rate WGOM Videos.
Loading...
Karen O & Danger Mouse - Woman 10 LTEs
9 votes, average: 9.00 out of 109 votes, average: 9.00 out of 109 votes, average: 9.00 out of 109 votes, average: 9.00 out of 109 votes, average: 9.00 out of 109 votes, average: 9.00 out of 109 votes, average: 9.00 out of 109 votes, average: 9.00 out of 109 votes, average: 9.00 out of 109 votes, average: 9.00 out of 10 (9 votes, average: 9.00 out of 10)
You must be a WGOM Citizen to rate WGOM Videos.
Loading...
Nirvana - The Man Who Sold The World 3 LTEs
5 votes, average: 9.20 out of 105 votes, average: 9.20 out of 105 votes, average: 9.20 out of 105 votes, average: 9.20 out of 105 votes, average: 9.20 out of 105 votes, average: 9.20 out of 105 votes, average: 9.20 out of 105 votes, average: 9.20 out of 105 votes, average: 9.20 out of 105 votes, average: 9.20 out of 10 (5 votes, average: 9.20 out of 10)
You must be a WGOM Citizen to rate WGOM Videos.
Loading...