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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Darkness_Fish » 18 May 2017, 16:33

Beyond the majestic "Jesus Christ Pose", I was always disappointed with Soundgarden's output, they never followed up on that promise to my ears. But that's really not important here, another man with everything to live for gone far too soon. It's unexpected, and genuinely very sad.
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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 18 May 2017, 16:37

Always a sad day when another rock icon dies.

RIP


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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby sloopjohnc » 18 May 2017, 16:46

I was listening to his live album a couple months ago and played this song over and over a couple times. I got home, took a shower and learned it to this video. I always thought this was pretty prophetic to what he saw in his life.



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Postby sloopjohnc » 18 May 2017, 16:52

From his first album - a beautiful song. His first album was a revelation and excellent from front to back. Lots of Beatles tricks in this one.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Sneelock » 18 May 2017, 18:02

man, I listen to Soundgarden all the damned time. I never warmed so much to C.C. solo or anything after they got back together but I think that original run of Soundgarden albums is simply terrific.

I'm sort of shell shocked.
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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby sloopjohnc » 18 May 2017, 19:35

Thang-y wrote:Apparently, 'In My Time Of Dying' was the last song he sang on stage. That could be me adding 2 + 2 = 7. Grim either way. :(


And apparently, it wasn't listed on the songlist and was played on the spur of the moment. They've played it before live, though.
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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Loki » 18 May 2017, 19:55

This is the story my sister saw on CNN this morning, which is different from the one posted in this thread. He was found a different way.....

http://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news/sin ... spartandhp
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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby pcqgod » 18 May 2017, 20:08

Loki wrote:This is the story my sister saw on CNN this morning, which is different from the one posted in this thread. He was found a different way.....

http://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news/sin ... spartandhp


Tragic. I believe today is the anniversary of the death of Ian Curtis, which may or may not be relevant.

But, "hanging by suicide"? Come on, people.
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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Sneelock » 18 May 2017, 20:25

I stopped reading at "bassist Kim Thayill"
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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Neige » 18 May 2017, 20:40

I don't care what anyone says, this is an amazing song.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Hightea » 18 May 2017, 20:42

sneelock wrote:I stopped reading at "bassist Kim Thayill"
:lol: hey whats a few strings anyway. :lol:

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Hightea » 18 May 2017, 20:43

they also did the entire setlist in order from last nights show.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby !!VAPRANT!! » 18 May 2017, 20:49

So it WAS suicide. Fuck. That's so sad.

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Postby Pool Hall Richard » 18 May 2017, 20:54

I was never a huge Soundgarden fan, I liked them but never followed them, although did buy Black Hole Sun. I did see them live at Reading Festival, mid 90's, they were very good.

But what I really liked Cornell for was his contributions to the Singles soundtrack (which is being re-released tomorrow.) 'Seasons' from that album is a stunner, one of my alltime favourite track. I love his voice on this.

This isnt the actual soundtrack version but still cool with band. His voice when it goes high midway through, (double tracked on the recorded version,) just gets me every time. One of "those" moments for me. R.I.P. Chris.


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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Hightea » 18 May 2017, 21:49

Pool Hall Richard wrote:
But what I really liked Cornell for was his contributions to the Singles soundtrack (which is being re-released tomorrow.) 'Seasons' from that album is a stunner, one of my alltime favourite track. I love his voice on this.

This isnt the actual soundtrack version but still cool with band. His voice when it goes high midway through, (double tracked on the recorded version,) just gets me every time. One of "those" moments for me. R.I.P. Chris.



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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby sloopjohnc » 18 May 2017, 22:36

Like Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament, Cornell was a huge Seattle Supersonics fan and went on a rant when they moved to Oklahoma City and he saw someone wearing a Durant jersey in the crowd.



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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby joels344 » 18 May 2017, 23:38

pcqgod wrote:
Loki wrote:This is the story my sister saw on CNN this morning, which is different from the one posted in this thread. He was found a different way.....

http://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news/sin ... spartandhp


Tragic. I believe today is the anniversary of the death of Ian Curtis, which may or may not be relevant.

But, "hanging by suicide"? Come on, people.


I know. Similar suicides as well from two vocalists which were both massive influences in their respective music scenes. Pretty strange, especially the hanging part at his age, though.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Loki » 19 May 2017, 05:13

pcqgod wrote:But, "hanging by suicide"? Come on, people.

I know right? It's not like it's their job to use the correct wording. Sheesh.
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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby sloopjohnc » 19 May 2017, 16:42

Cover of Nothing Compares 2 U.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Geezee » 19 May 2017, 20:15

The fact that he took his own life has really just taken my breath away. If it's not too bad to say, I was "hoping" it was natural causes, or even an overdose. This is just awful.
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