Former SOUNDGARDEN/AUDIOSLAVE singer Chris Cornell was interviewed earlier this week by "The BJ Shea Morning Experience" on the Seattle station KISW 99.9 FM. Watch the 10-minute chat below.
Cornell's third solo album, "Scream", a collaboration with producer Timbaland, is now due to be released late this year or early next. The CD has already caused controversy for ditching Cornell's hard rock roots in favor of a more pop and urban sound.
Cornell and Timbaland recently spent time on the road performing the entire album together, with the trek finishing with a November 2 show in Cornell's hometown of Seattle.
"It was great," Cornell told The Province of performing an hour solid of "Scream". "It was one of the best tours I've ever been on."
The songs translate from the studio to the stage, despite being alien to an audience.
"I knew from the obviousness of it all, that it would be different from anything I'd done before," Chris told The Province. "It's a clear difference between what you can do in a band and what you can do solo. In a band, you have the guitar player or drummer to consider; solo you can do what you want, even if that means having a track that doesn't have drums. The biggest difference is that I can do what I want."
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