it’s good…

So, what does CHRIS COR­NELL’S un­heard song sound like?

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A swell of warm Ham­mond or­gan, a mi­nor chord, and then

that voice slides smoothly over the top – even if one re­moves it from the tragic cir­cum­stances un­der which it’s be­ing re­leased, it is a won­der that When Bad Does Good has re­mained un­re­leased un­til now. It is, quite sim­ply, clas­sic Chris Cor­nell singing right into your ear from the very bot­tom of his heart. As the song rises, it blos­soms into an enor­mous, sweep­ing rock epic, with shades of David Bowie’s later-pe­riod re­flec­tive melan­choly seep­ing through the acous­tic gui­tar and Chris’ vo­cal lines. And speak­ing of that cen­tral fea­ture of all the great man’s songs, his voice wastes no time in re­veal­ing it­self as the full-bore, dy­namic dy­na­mite that made him one of the finest singers of his gen­er­a­tion. But it’s the ca­sual ease of it all that gives When Bad Does Good so much of its soul. It sounds loose and free, while show­cas­ing the kind of song­writ­ing nous and ef­fort­lessly stun­ning vo­cal ta­lent that are sim­ply a cut above the com­pe­ti­tion. All of which, as a re­flec­tion on Chris Cor­nell, is quite apt.

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