Sinéad O’Connor popularized Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” when she released her cover of the track on the 1990 album I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got, but she’s not the only star with a take on the song. Chris Cornell, who died Wednesday at age 52, performed an acoustic rendition for SiriusXM back in 2015.
The Soundgarden frontman strummed a guitar for the stripped-down, in-studio performance, which showed off his singular vocals.
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Cornell co-founded Soundgarden with bassist Hiro Yamamoto and guitarist Kim Thayil in 1984. Over his decades-long career, he also fronted Audioslave and Temple of the Dog and put out five solo albums.
Hear his cover of “Nothing Compares 2 U” above.
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