CHRIS CORNELL – ” A Career Retrospective ” Box Set

Posted: September 21, 2018 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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Chris cornell boxset

The first post-humous Chris Cornell release has finally been announced and it’s huge! The self-titled album is a career spanning set of tracks from the iconic artist who passed away last year. Released by Cornell’s wife, Vicky Cornell on behalf of The Chris Cornell Estate through UMe, the album is available in a standard 17 track edition as well as a massive 64 track limited edition deluxe box-set.

Out on the 16th of November, the collection of tracks covers Cornell’s lengthy career. Featuring tracks from his solo career as well as music from his bands Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, and Audioslave, it will include previously unreleased music. The first of the 11 unreleased tracks “When Bad Does Good” is out now.

Produced, recorded, and mixed by Cornell, the song was found in his personal recordings archive, the track was a favourite of his. Cornell’s friend Josh Brolin reminded Vicky of the unreleased song which she decided to share with his fans. On the upcoming release, Vicky Cornell says “Since Chris’ sudden passing I have put all my efforts and energy into sharing his music and legacy with his fans from all over the world”, says Vicky.  “I felt we needed to create a special collection to represent all of him – the friend, husband and father, the risk taker and innovator, the poet and artist.  His soaring vocals found their way into the hearts and souls of so many.  His voice was his vision and his words were his peace. This album is for his fans”.

The standard edition also features Cornell’s stunning rendition of Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U“, whilst the deluxe edition boasts nine more unheard tracks and two unreleased videos.

Cornell passed away in May 2017, a coroner reported suicide as cause of death, and confirmed that it was not due to an overdose. Since his death, many artists have paid tribute to the iconic artist.

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