Watch Chris Cornell’s Daughter Toni Cornell Perform Cover Of Prince‘s “Nothing Compares 2 U” On “The Late Late Show With James Corden”

Last night (April 18), Chris Cornell’s daughter Toni Cornell paid tribute to her late father by performing a cover of Prince‘s “Nothing Compares 2 U” on “The Late Late Show With James Corden.” You can see footage of that below:

Chris Cornell’s Daughter Toni Cornell Pays Tribute To Her Late Father With Cover Of Prince‘s “Nothing Compares 2 U” On “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Last night (December 16), Chris Cornell’s daughter Toni Cornell paid tribute to her late father by performing a cover of Prince‘s “Nothing Compares 2 U” on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” You can see footage of that below:

Chris Cornell’s Daughter Toni Cornell To Pay Tribute To Her Late Father On “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Chris Cornell’s daughter Toni Cornell will be paying tribute to her late father with a special performance on the December 16 episode of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” She said the following about that:

“Tune in Thursday!!! So excited to perform a special song in honor of my dad on @fallontonight @jimmyfallon.”

Chris Cornell’s Family Reach Settlement With Doctor Who Prescribed The Singer Drugs

According to Deadline, Chris Cornell’s family have reached a settlement with the late Soundgarden frontman’s former doctor Robert Koblin. This news comes after Cornell’s widow Vicky previously filed a malpractice suit against Koblin after accusing him of prescribing drugs that led to the singer’s suicide.

Attorneys for the Cornell family had the following to say in some court papers:

“After years of litigation and settlement negotiations, plaintiffs and (Dr. Robert Koblin and Robertson Cardiovascular Center LLC) have reached a confidential settlement agreement to resolve all claims asserted by each plaintiff. Unfortunately, as with many celebrity cases, this action has also attracted the attention of troubled individuals who have harassed plaintiffs, including by threatening the life and safety of plaintiffs Toni Cornell and Christopher Nicholas Cornell.”

Vicky originally filed the suit due to Koblin allegedly prescribing Chris 940 doses of the anti-anxiety drug Lorazepam (aka Ativan) and doses of Oxycodone during the last 20 months of his life. The suit went on to say that the doctor was writing prescriptions without re-examining Chris, despite the fact that he had a history of addiction. It also mentioned that Lorazepam can lead to impaired judgment and increased suicide risks in those that are prone to addiction and that Koblin did not warn Chris about the increased risk of suicidal thoughts.

For his part, Koblin claimed that Chris was aware of the dangers associated with the anti-anxiety medication he was prescribed and that he asked to “not to be informed” of potential side effects. He was also previously seeking to have the suit dismissed, saying that he was covered by a malpractice law that protects doctors during the death’s of certain patients.

Chris Cornell’s Widow Confirms Volume Two Of “No One Sings Like You Anymore” Is In The Works

Chris Cornell’s widow Vicky Cornell has confirmed that the late frontman’s estate is planning to release a second volume of his covers album “No One Sings Like You Anymore.” The first volume was digitally released in December and physical copies are set to be released on March 19. Vicky told 105.7 The Point’s “The Rizzuto Show” the following about the follow-up:

“There is a volume two. The thing with this volume one, though, that makes it special is that he mastered it, he sequenced it — this is all Chris from beginning to end. And the other one was mastered, not sequenced, volume two. And then, because he was just such a prolific writer, we’re blessed, because he has left us lots of music. Not in completely finished form, but there’s enough to work with, and the Cornell stamp is all over it. So that’s really special. So there’s a lot of music.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Watch Lyric Video For Chris Cornell’s Cover Of John Lennon’s “Watching The Wheels”

A lyric video has been released for Chris Cornell’s cover of John Lennon’s “Watching The Wheels.” That track is from the Soundgarden frontman’s posthumous covers album “No One Sings Like You Anymore,” which was digitally released earlier this month. Physical copies are expected to be released on March 19, 2021.

Chris Cornell’s Posthumous Covers Album “No One Sings Like You Anymore” Released

Late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell’s posthumous covers album “No One Sings Like You Anymore” has received a digital release. You can find that on the service of your choice or pre-order a physical copy (out March 19) HERE.

“No One Sings Like You Anymore” Track Listing:

01. “Get It While You Can” (Howard Tate/Janis Joplin cover)
02. “Jump Into The Fire” (Harry Nilsson cover)
03. “Sad Sad City” (Ghostland Observatory cover)
04. “Patience” (Guns N’ Roses cover)
05.v“Nothing Compares 2 U” (Prince cover)
06. “Watching The Wheels” (John Lennon cover)
07. “You Don’t Know Nothing About Love” (Carl Hall cover)
08. “Showdown” (Electric Light Orchestra cover)
09. “To Be Treated Rite” (Terry Reid cover)
10. “Stay With Me Baby” (Lorraine Ellison cover)

Cornell‘s widow Vicky said the following:

“This album is so special because it is a complete work of art that Chris created from start to finish. His choice of covers provides a personal look into his favorite artists and the songs that touched him. He couldn’t wait to release it. This moment is bittersweet because he should be here doing it himself, but it is with both heartache and joy that we share this special album. All of us could use his voice to help heal and lift us this year, especially during the holiday season. I am so proud of him and this stunning record, which to me illustrates why he will always be beloved, honored, and one the greatest voices of our time.”

His daughter Toni also commented:

“When my dad was making this album, it was so fun – I remember waking up in the morning, having breakfast with him and going with him into the studio. We would take our piano lessons there, and Christopher would play video games with Brendan and my dad. We got to experience so much with him and have so many amazing memories. I’m really happy to be sharing this album. We love you, daddy”

His son Christopher added:

“We had so much fun in the studio during this time, and on days off we’d go to Tree People and hike around there. We would also play hide and go seek inside the Beverly Hills Hotel and when security would show up they would think it was so funny that my dad was running through fire escapes with us. For me, this album represents who my dad was. I’m really proud of him and his work. I hope you all love this record as much as I do.”

Chris Cornell Movie “Black Days” Is “Not Sanctioned Or Approved” By His Estate

It was previously revealed that the new movie focusing on the late Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, etc.), “Black Days,” is set to begin filming in October. However, a representative from Cornell’s estate has since issued a statement to Pitchfork saying that the film is “not sanctioned or approved by the estate” and that “no one contacted the estate for any information.” This news comes after a casting call was recently posted on Backstage.

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Chris Cornell Movie “Black Days” To Begin Filming In October

“Black Days,” the new movie focusing on the late Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, etc.), is scheduled to begin filming in October. The film will star John Holiday (“Walk The Line,” etc.) and a casting call for additional roles can be found HERE. COVID-19 guidelines will be required on set.

[via Blabbermouth]

Chris Cornell Statue In Seattle, WA Vandalized

The statue of the late Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, etc.) at Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) has sadly been vandalized. Chris’ widow Vicky commented:

“My children and I are heartbroken to learn of the vandalization of Chris’s statue at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle. The statue is not only a work of art but a tribute to Chris, his incomparable musical legacy and everything that he stood for. It represents Chris, who is beloved not only in Seattle, but worldwide. In the face of this hate and destruction, we are thankful once again to the fans who stood up to support him and showed such immense love. It lifted our hearts to hear that fans brought supplies and attempted to clean up the heartbreaking vandalism. The statue will be restored. Hate will not win.”