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Chris Cornell covers Prince/Sinead O’Connor’s “Nothing Compares 2 U”

Posted by on September 23, 2015

When you’re the singer of a band like Soundgarden, you can basically do whatever you want musically and it’ll be great. Chris Cornell proved that fact after he coveres the Prince-written “Nothing Compares 2 U” (which was made famous by Sinead O’Connor) during an acoustic performance at the Sirius XM Studios.

Cornell just started his solo tour promoting Higher Truth and he took the chance to play the 1990 classic for Sirius XM’s 90s-themed Lithium channel after an in-depth interview with the station and you can watch a video of the song below. Listening to the song with Cornell’s voice gives it a fresh approach and his voice is just phenomenal to do this sort of thing. His setlist includes more classic songs like U2’s “One,” John Lennon’s “Imagine,” Led Zeppelin’s “Thank You,” Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changin'” and “I Threw It All Away,” and Franz Schubert’s “Ave Maria.”

As we mentioned before, it may be a little longer before we can hear some new Soundgarden but if you wanna catch Chris playing some acoustic songs, make sure to go to any of the following dates:

Chris Cornell 2015 tour dates:

9/26 – Oakland, CA @ Paramount Theater
9/27 – Modesto, CA @ Gallo Center for the Arts
9/29 – Seattle, WA @ Benaroya Hall
9/30 – Vancouver, BC @ Orpheum Theatre
10/2 – Denver, CO @ Paramount Theatre
10/3 – Salina, KS @ Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts
10/5 – Minneapolis, MN @ State Theatre
10/6 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre
10/8 – Lakewood, OH @ Lakewood Civic Auditorium
10/9 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
10/11 – Buffalo, NY @ University at Buffalo – Center for the Arts
10/12 – New Brunswick, NJ @ State Theatre
10/14 – N. Bethesda, MD @ Strathmore Music Theatre
10/15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Merriam Theater
10/17 – Wilkes Barre, PA @ Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
10/18 – New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre
10/21 – Boston, MA @ Shubert Theater
10/23 – Wilmington, DE @ Grand Opera House
10/24 – York, PA @ Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center
10/26 – Atlanta, GA @ Atlanta Symphony Hall
10/27 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
10/29 – Miami, FL @ The Knight Concert Hall
10/30 – Saint Petersburg, FL @ Mahaffey Theater
11/1 – Dallas, TX @ The Majestic Theatre
11/2 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater

[via theprp.com]

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