Just recently released Chris Cornell covers Guns N’ Roses classic song.
To celebrate what would have been Chris Cornell’s 56th birthday, the Cornell family did a surprise release his haunting and deep cover of Gun N’ Roses’ “Patience”. The cover received instant critical and fan acclaim for Cornell’s darker approach to the song.
A full album of covers produced by Brendan O’Brien was rumored to be finished in 2017 a few months prior to his death.
Soundgarden, the band which Chris Cornell fronted, supported Guns N’ Roses on their ‘Use Your Illusion’ tour back in the early 90s. Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose even proclaimed Chris Cornell as the best rock vocalist.
The following months after Chris Cornell’s passing Guns N’ Roses would regularly cover the Soundgarden song “Black Hole Sun” in their set as a tribute to Cornell.
The original version of “Patience” was featured on the 1988 Guns N’ Roses album ‘GN’R Lies”.
One of Chris’s engineers recently reminded me of Chris’s recordings from sessions in 2016, which he still had….
Posted by Chris Cornell on Sunday, July 19, 2020
More info here from Blabbermouth.net
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