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Listen To Chris Cornell Covering Guns N’ Roses Patience

Chris Cornell’s cover of Guns N’ Roses’ Patience has been unearthed on his birthday

A previously unheard Chris Cornell cover of Guns N’ Roses 1989 single Patience has been released on what would have been the Soundgarden frontman’s 56th birthday.

The unreleased track is thought to have been recorded during sessions for what would have been a solo album with producer Brendan O’Brien.

One of Chris’s engineers recently reminded me of Chris’s recordings from sessions in 2016, which he still had. Patience was one of them,” wrote Vicky Cornell on Facebook. “That recording was inspired by our daughter Toni, who was a huge GNR fan and asked her dad to teach her to play it on the guitar. His cover is so hauntingly beautiful; it brought it all back in a rush of bittersweet memories.

His birthday seemed the perfect time to share this and celebrate Chris, his voice, music , stories and art. A man is not dead while his name is still spoken… and, through his art, an artist’s soul still burns as bright upon all those that look up to him and his memory. Releasing music that was special to Chris keeps a part of him here with us – his heart and his soul. His love and his legacy.

The memory of your smile still makes my heart, broken as it is, beat as fast as the first time we met. We love you Chris, Happy Birthday.”

Listen to the previously unheard cover below.

Posted on July 20th 2020, 5:26pm
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