Soup is the second studio album by American rock band Blind Melon, released eight weeks before vocalist Shannon Hoon's fatal drug overdose.
The album proved to be a challenging, gripping record that is just as strong and perhaps even more rewarding than their debut album.
''2 X 4'' is about Hoon's experience at a drug detox, ''Galaxie'' is about Hoon's experience with his car, a 1964 Ford Galaxie and ''Skinned'' is about serial killer Ed Gein.
The producer of the album, Andy Wallace, is seen on the cover, sipping soup.
In 2005, Soup was ranked number 357 in Rock Hard magazine's book of 'The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time'.
The records are housed in a deluxe gatefold jacket with the original 4 page ''Menu'' booklet.
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180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL
INCLUDING 4 PAGE BOOKLET WITH LYRICS
INCLUDES ''GALAXIE'', ''SKINNED'' AND ''NEW LIFE''
RANKED NUMBER 357 IN ROCK HARD MAGA- ZINE'S BOOK OF 'THE 500 GREATEST ROCK & METAL ALBUMS OF ALL TIME'
2. 2 X 4
5. Toes Across The Floor
8. Car Seat (God's Presents)
2. The Duke
3. St. Andrew's Fall
4. New Life
5. Mouthful Of Cavities