Moonchild

Album: Euphoria Morning (1999)
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Songfacts®:

  • Chris Cornell told Spin magazine in November 1999 that the song is about his then-wife, Susan Silver. The song finds him thinking of her from far away.
  • On "Moonchild," Cornell affectionately describes how his wife (and former Soundgarden manager), Susan Silver, "gets really freaked out during the full moon." Cornell and Silver were married from 1990-2004.

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