Toni Cornell, the 12-year-old girl of Chris Cornell, joined OneRepublic in front of an audience amid Friday’s Good Morning America to play out a powerful form of Leonard Cohen’s “Glory be.” They committed the cover to the Soundgarden artist and Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, two companions who kicked the bucket by suicide this year.
“It’s a respect to play out this for my father and Chester and to sing for them,” Toni Cornell said in an announcement.
Cornell and OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder rotated lead vocals on the track, singing as one toward the end. Group of onlookers individuals were unmistakably sobbing amid the execution. Linkin Park were planned to perform at Central Park Friday as a major aspect of Good Morning America’s Summer Concert arrangement.
Chris Cornell died in May at age 52. Bennington died in July at age 41. On May 26th, Bennington, close by Linkin Park bandmate Brad Delson, performed “Glory be” as Cornell was being let go at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles. “My name is Chester,” Bennington told the grievers assembled there. “I had the immense benefit of being a companion of Chris and welcomed to be an individual from his family.” He likewise paid tribute to Cornell on Twitter: “Your voice was delight and torment, outrage and absolution, love and despair all wrapped up into one. I assume that is the thing that we as a whole are. You helped me comprehend that.”
Linkin Park as of late played out the title track from their most recent LP, One More Light, on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in tribute to Chris Cornell.