It’s not what you think

Couldn’t have said it any better than this. Please read and share.

I can clearly recall being in 8th grade and hearing Soundgarden’s “Badmotorfinger” for the first time. The power and raw elegance of Chris Cornell’s voice can’t be understated. He’ll be sorely missed.

The First Ten Words by Rich Larson

Chris Cornell, 1964-2017

Chris Cornell died early Thursday morning. His band Soundgarden played a show on Wednesday night at the Fox Theater in Detroit. Two hours after the show ended, he was gone.

For two days, I’ve been working on a piece to pay tribute to him, and it’s been a struggle. Usually when I have a problem like this it’s because I’m staring at a blank screen trying to figure out what I want to say. That’s not the problem this time. The problem is I have way too much to say.

I’m not going to sit here and claim to have been a huge fan of Soundgarden. I didn’t dislike them, I just had to take them in small doses. I was a fan of Cornell. I love “Seasons,” the solo song he had on Cameron Crowe’s movie, Singles. It’s a droning acoustic song about isolation and the…

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  1. #1 by Doug Brown on May 24, 2017 - 4:15 pm

    Totally gutted by this loss.

    • #2 by Brian Hartz on May 24, 2017 - 5:48 pm

      Me too. It took a few days to really sink in and hit me.

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