The official Instagram account of Audioslave and Soundgarden‘s late frontman Chris Cornell posted the photo of a biography book dedicated to him which brought up the questions of whether his wife Vicky had the rights of Chris’ final recordings.
Three years ago, the world lost an iconic musician, Chris Cornell, at the age of 52. Cornell had been suffering from depression for a long time up until his death on May 18, 2017. He was found dead in a hotel room following his performance at the Fox theatre. The cause of his death later revealed as suicide by hanging himself.
Since his death, Chris’ wife Vicky and their daughters have been trying to keep his legacy alive. They share the stories from Chris’s personal life and music career often on social media. His daughter Lilly Cornell also started an initiative to raise awareness about mental health available on her social media accounts.
Recently, the official Instagram dedicated to Chris Cornell posted the photo of the biography book named ‘Total F*cking Godhead‘ written by Corbin Reiff. The book describes the personal life and music career of Chris Cornell. On the caption of the post, Vicky Cornell thanked Reiff for telling the story of her husband and mentioned how much she liked the title of the book.
Here’s what Vicky Cornell stated on the caption of the post:
“Thank you Corbin Reiff for helping tell Chris’ story and hopefully allowing people all over the world to discover his music and his words for the first time. Not to mention you chose the best title ever! Repost Vicky Cornell“
However, in the comment section of the post, the fans posted several comments wondering whether Vicky owned the rights of Chris’ unreleased recordings.
A fan named Jackson Waldeck started the discussion by suggesting:
“Release all the recordings already man.“
As a response to the comment, Vick Cornell wrote:
“Tell the powers that be – I’m with you!”
Another fan joined the conversation and asked:
“Aren’t you the powers that be?”
Vicky revealed that she wasn’t the powers and added:
“If that were true, it would already be done!”
A Chris Cornell fan also reacted to Vicky’s answer and wrote:
“Oh no. Then in that case, probably Universal will release everything in about 50 years (if they manage not to burn it ofc.).”
Vicky replied with a comment promising she would do everything she could to keep Chris’ legacy alive and stated:
“Lol! Wasn’t that insane? All I can do is promise that I will do everything in my power to make this happen as soon as possible.”
You can see the photo the official Instagram account of Chris Cornell posted below.