Unreleased Chris Cornell Tracks To Be Unveiled The Day After Soundgarden Frontman’s Death

One day after the tragic death of Chris Cornell, some never-before-heard music from the late Soundgarden frontman is slated to be released — with the date of release coincidentally announced months ago.

As reported by SPIN back in January, 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of Cameron Crowe’s grunge-era movie “Singles”, which boasted a soundtrack featuring such Seattle acts as Pearl Jam, Mudhoney and Soundgarden.

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To celebrate the anniversary, a special edition of the “Singles” soundtrack will be released on Friday, May 19, including a bonus disc of unreleased material that never made it onto the original soundtrack.

Among the new tracks are several featuring Cornell, who was found dead of an apparent suicide in a hotel room following a Wednesday night show in Detroit.

The bonus tracks include Cornell’s “Nowhere But You,” “Spoon Man,” “Flutter Girl” and “Missing”, in addition to two other tracks, “Ferry Boat #3” and “Score Piece #4”. There will also be an unreleased live track from Soundgarden, “Birth Ritual.”

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“His wife Vicky and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing, and they will be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause,” reads a statement from Cornell’s rep, Brian Bumbery. “They would like to thank his fans for their continuous love and loyalty and ask that their privacy be respected at this time.”

 

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