Chris Cornell Announces New Solo Album 'Songbook'

Soundgarden's Chris Cornell has announced plans to release an acoustic album.

Chris Cornell Announces New Solo Album 'Songbook'
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Soundgarden's Chris Cornell has announced plans to release an acoustic album. The LP - "Songbook" - features tracks from his band Soundgarden and former groups Audioslave and Temple Of The Dog. The release will also feature covers by Led Zeppelin including "Thank You" and John Lennon's classic hit "Imagine". The album is set for release in the UK on November 21. The full tracklisting is as follows: 01. As Hope And Promise Fade 02. Scar On The Sky 03. Call Me A Dog 04. Ground Zero 05. Can't Change Me 06. I Am The Highway 07. Thank You 08. Cleaning My Gun 09. Wide Awake 10. Fell On Black Days 11. All Night Thing 12. Doesn't Remind Me 13. Like A Stone 14. Black Hole Sun 15. Imagine 16. The Keeper Cornell recently revealed that he couldn't read or write music and he regretted not persisting with piano lessons at an early age. But he said the fact he can't read or write music hasn't hindered him in any way to becoming a successful singer and songwriter, and he can still explain his ideas to people. Thanks for the report to NME.com.

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    Eifler121
    I'm surprise Seasons and Sunshower didn't make it. Those are like his 2 best songs.
    rd93
    ringo23rsr wrote: no. soundgarden album. do it.
    Solo album sounds interesting but this is a better idea.
    lpwjbklyn
    Pagan_Poetry wrote: I usually hate the idea of covers, but I'm very curious to hear his take on Imagine. I have a feeling he'd do a great job with it.
    Not sure if this is the same version that will be on the album but here's his performance of Imagine from Conan in '09.
    Pagan_Poetry
    At first when I read songbook, I thought he was releasing tabs or something, and I thought "but he can't write music?" (Im aware he could have someone else write it out for him). I usually hate the idea of covers, but I'm very curious to hear his take on Imagine. I have a feeling he'd do a great job with it.
    Minkaro
    His album "Unplugged in Sweden" is very good, so I have high hopes for this one.
    stephenunknown
    rd93 wrote: ringo23rsr wrote: no. soundgarden album. do it. Solo album sounds interesting but this is a better idea.
    They are in the process of writing a new soundgarden record that is coming up next year. Its good news both sides. Songbook tour was freakin amazing however the tracklist could have been chosen so much better for the album.