Chris Cornell & Timbaland – Scream

It’s been some months since I’ve had any interest at all in any music at all.

This collaboration is interesting and sophisticated.

Chris Cornell is one of those rare ‘90s rock gods who’s still inspired enough by music to take big chances. The rocker from legendary grunge bands Soundgarden and Audioslave recently released Scream, a collaboration with the superstar hiphop and R&B producer Timbaland (known for his work with Justin Timberlake, Aaliyah, Missy, and Jay-Z). Timbaland makes slick, futuristic tracks that don’t seem to have a clear fit into the musical world of Cornell, a man from Seattle who grew up intensely listening to the Beatles. But the two spent months in Miami collaborating on Scream which, Cornell says by phone from Detroit, “Is an ambitious album which is one hour of non-stop music, almost from a movie soundtrack.”

The Daily Beast

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… Scream is the third solo studio album by American musician Chris Cornell. Released on March 10, 2009, it marked a shift from Cornell’s previous musical efforts with the massive exclusion of guitars and rock elements that were replaced with producer Timbaland’s electronic pop soundscapes. The album was promoted with the release of five digital singles and three music videos, and was generally met with mixed to negative reviews. …

… Billboard noted that “Sometimes it’s good bizarre. Other times it’s bad bizarre.” …


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