On-sale information is available at Cornell’s official site, and the singer will donate $1 from every ticket sold to the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation, benefiting “the most vulnerable children facing problems such as homelessness, poverty, abuse or neglect.”, In This Article: Watch the lyric video below. "Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart" (2015) "The Promise" (2017) "The Promise" is a song by American singer-songwriter Chris Cornell.The Promise" is a song by American singer-songwriter Chris Cornell. Graphics: Mohak | Original Photo: The High Note Blog/Twitter. From Nirvana to Soundgarden, it was a treasure trove. Regardless of the inevitable loss, his music will always find its place in playlists around the world. It was the most added song for two consecutive weeks at Triple A … “Our Time in the Universe” 15. “Say Hello 2 Heaven” (Temple of the Dog), 12. “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart” 13. “Nothing Compares 2 U” (Live at Sirius XM) *, 7. Was more but I forgot. The news brought back a cascade of memory slides, those of growing up with rock and roll, and months, days and hours spent immersed in unadulterated music of Cornell. [5], The song is described as having gentle, acoustic verses leading into a powerful chorus containing a "lush orchestral" sound. Into the vaults for Bruce Pollock's 1984 conversation with the esteemed bluesman. But when you think, it doesn’t really matter. “The Promise” 18. [6] After starting over, the creation of the final version came together much faster, with Cornell no longer trying to force things on how the songs should sound. [8] The song was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Rock Performance category for 2018,[14] and for an International Press Academy Satellite Award for Best Original Song. So the creep factor has just gone way down. Ozzy biting a dove? So every open A string on the mandolin and is played on an upstroke. In those formative years, with no knowledge of genres and artists, I could have taken a liking to pop music or rap. Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Sometimes it just happens without us even noticing. He was very yin, she was very yang. A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs, This mandolin-driven track was released as the lead single from, The Old West-themed video was envisioned by Cornell and directed by Jessie Hill (Sawyer Fredericks' ", "I was on tour with Soundgarden, and I remember writing down the title," Cornell recalled in 2015 Yahoo interview. 1. Apart from the sudden bombardment of reminiscence, a part of me felt numb, as if on the verge of paralysis.