Soundgarden recently released the highly anticipated first single "Been Away Too Long" off their forthcoming King Animal album. Co-produced by the band along with Adam Kasper (Foo Fighters, Nirvana) and mixed by Joe Barresi (Queens of the Stone Age, Tool), King Animal is Soundgarden's first new studio album in over 15 years and will hit stores on Nov. 13.

In this Noisecreep video exclusive, we watch Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell and drummer Matt Cameron break down the story behind "Been Away Too Long," the first track on the King Animal album. There's also some cool live footage featured in the clip.

Watch The Story Behind 'Been Away Too Long'
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Listen to 'Been Away Too Long'


Soundgarden will release King Animal on Nov. 13 via Seven Four Entertainment and Republic Records. The album can be pre-ordered at this link.