Chris Cornell quote is an eerie reflection on what happens when an artist dies
The sudden death of Chris Cornell has sent shockwaves among first-generation grunge fans and the younger ones who appreciated his later solo works or with the Audioslave super group.
Cornell, one of the most powerful, soulful, eclectic voices of his generation, wrote some eerily prophetic words about David Bowie’s death last year.
Musing for Rolling Stone on the meaning of art, Cornell seems to say that an artist’s work isn’t fully appreciated until their death:
Formed in 1984, Cornell’s Soundgarden were among the architects of the Seattle-based grunge movement in the 1990s. Read more…