AOTY 2019
Chris Cornell - Scream
Critic Score
Based on 14 reviews
2009 Ratings: #850 / 851
User Score
Based on 18 ratings
March 10, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Mosley, Suretone / Label
Pop Rock, Electropop / Genres
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Entertainment Weekly

What’s more surprising than Scream‘s R&B bells and whistles (provided by überproducer Timbaland) is that Cornell almost succeeds at that goal without tarnishing his hard-rawkin’ legacy.

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The record sounds phoned in, plain and simple, and its awkward concessions to cliché, its trash heap lyrical conceits, and its dopey production have a cumulative effect that would be insulting if it weren’t so transparently uninspired and uninteresting.
If this was the only album Chris Cornell ever released, he would be one of the most insufferable artists of all time in my eyes. Luckily, his legacy with Soundgarden remains (and is untarnished by this disasterpiece), but so does Scream. And it sucks.
I would give Chris Cornell the respect for trying to sound like Justin Timberlake. The problem is that he is late by 3 years from the FutureSex/LoveSounds album and its far from catchy and poppy, as it should be.
One of the best albums ever!
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Track List

  1. Part Of Me
  2. Time
  3. Sweet Revenge
  4. Get Up
  5. Ground Zero
  6. Never Far Away
  7. Take Me Alive
  8. Long Gone
  9. Scream
  10. Enemy
  11. Other Side Of Town
  12. Climbing Up The Walls
  13. Watch Out
  14. Lost Cause
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