Chris Cornell to Appear on New Album Featuring Johnny Cash’s Poetry

SEATTLE, WA - APRIL 10: Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs an acoustic set hosted by 99.9 KISW at Aston Manor on April 10, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Mat Hayward/FilmMagic)

A new Johnny Cash tribute album will feature another posthumous release of new music from Chris Cornell. Johnny Cash Forever Words: The Music is produced by Cash’s son John Carter Cash, and features artists setting music to poems by his father that were recently published as Forever Words: The Unknown PoemsCornell will feature on the album along with Brad Paisley, Jewel, T-Bone Burnett, Kacey Musgraves, Jamey Johnson and more. A release date or tracklist has not yet been released.

Yesterday, Cornell’s final music video for “The Promise,” a song he wrote for the film of the same, was released. Listen to Cash’s cover of Soundgarden’s “Rusty Cage” below.

[Rolling Stone]

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