His range. From the monotone delivery in the verses, to the lift in that chorus melody - and the growls toward the end, its perfection.
Good gosh, Chris Cornell was an incredible vocalist. We know this, but it's nice to reminisce, especially around significant dates. Though recognizing the occasion a day late, Chris Cornell would have turned 57 on July 20th, 2021.
In case you've never delved into the first Audioslave record (it's got a lot of the singles you know) here's my favorite track - and, dare I say, my favorite Chris Cornell performance... "Shadow on the Sun."
I never tire of listening to it.