Initiated by Chris Cornell, Temple of the Dog was an expression of mourning. His friend and roommate, Andy Wood of Mother Love Bone, died of an accidental heroin overdose on March 19, 1990.

Cornell initially wrote "Reach Down" and "Say Hello 2 Heaven", a set of tracks which expanded after the rest of the members of TotD were recruited. Cornell's initial intentions were not a full release.

"The more we talked about it, the more songs kept flying out, and it ended up being an album. It didn't feel like a morose project. It felt sort of celebratory." -- Cornell to Reflex Magazine (1991)

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Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1991 If We Give You This CD, Will You be Our Best Friend? Various Artists 1
1992 Metal CD, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1993 New Rock: Hard, Heavy and Grunge Various Artists 1
1993 The Trip Various Artists 1
1993 What’s Up? The Greatest Rock Hits of the 90’s Various Artists 1
1994 Stolen Prayers Soundgarden 1
1995 Alternative / Grunge Ballads Various Artists 1
2000 Was het nu 70, 80 of 90? Various Artists 1
2007 The Roads We Choose: A Retrospective Chris Cornell 1
2007 One Shot 1992 Various Artists 1
2007 The Best Rock Ballads …Ever! Various Artists 1
2009 Born Into The 90s Various Artists 1
2011 Alternative Nation: 100 Alternative Classics Various Artists 1
2011 De Afrekening, Volume 50 Various Artists 1
2013 Pop-Rock Station, Volume 2 Zégut 2
2017 Greatest Hits Chris Cornell 1
2018 Chris Cornell Chris Cornell 1
TM Century: GoldDisc 4415 Various Artists 1
Tribute to Andy Wood Various Artists 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2015 Sonic Evolution Mad Season & Seattle Symphony 2

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 Pearl Jam Twenty Pearl Jam 3

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