Multiple Grammy® Award-winning, Golden Globe nominated and acclaimed singer and songwriter Chris Cornell has revealed the official music video for his song “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart”, the debut single from his forthcoming solo album Higher Truth.
The video envisioned by Cornell and directed by Jessie Hill features a cameo by acclaimed Hollywood actors Eric Roberts (Runaway Train, Heroes, The Expendables), W. Earl Brown (Deadwood), as well as Chris Cornell making his acting debut. It tells a love story in a quintessential Wild West setting with an unexpected ending. The video demonstrates Cornell’s instinctive ability to incorporate fascinating stories into his music. “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart” is quickly climbing the Active Rock, Mainstream Rock, and Triple A charts. It was the most added song for two consecutive weeks at Triple A and Mainstream Rock and the most added at Active Rock for four weeks in a row – well on its way to entering the Top 10 at all three formats.
Higher Truth will be released on Friday, September 18, 2015 via Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), and fans can pre-order the deluxe version of the album, which contains four bonus tracks, HERE. Produced by Brendan O’Brien (Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Neil Young), Higher Truth showcases Cornell’s constant evolution as a master songwriter, lyricist and musical craftsman – telling human stories which transcend musical genres. Inspired by the stark arrangements of musicians like Nick Drake, Daniel Johnston and White Album-era Beatles, Cornell creates a musical universe unlike anything he has done before.
In celebration of the album’s release, on Thursday September 17th Cornell will perform “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart” live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. To watch the performance, tune in to NBC at 11:35/10:35c (check local listings).
Cornell will kick off the Higher Truth acoustic tour on September 18th in San Diego, CA at the Balboa Theatre, stopping at famed North American venues like the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Massey Hall in Toronto and more before winding down on November 4th in Phoenix, AZ at the Orpheum Theatre. A full list of dates can be found below.
|9/18/15||San Diego, CA||Balboa Theatre|
|9/20/15||Los Angeles, CA||Walt Disney Concert Hall|
|9/21/15||San Pedro, CA||Warner Grand Theatre|
|9/23/15||Santa Barbara, CA||Granada Theatre|
|9/24/15||Santa Rosa, CA||Wells Fargo Center for the Arts|
|9/26/15||Oakland, CA||Paramount Theater|
|9/27/15||Modesto, CA||Gallo Center for the Arts|
|9/29/15||Seattle, WA||Benaroya Hall|
|9/30/15||Vancouver, BC||Orpheum Theatre|
|10/2/15||Denver, CO||Paramount Theatre|
|10/3/15||Salina, KS||Stifel Theatre for the Performing Arts|
|10/5/15||Minneapolis, MN||State Theatre|
|10/6/15||Chicago, IL||Chicago Theatre|
|10/8/15||Lakewood, OH||Lakewood Civic Auditorium|
|10/9/15||Toronto, ON||Massey Hall|
|10/11/15||Buffalo, NY||University at Buffalo Ctr for the Arts|
|10/12/15||New Brunswick, NJ||State Theatre|
|10/14/15||N. Bethesda, MD||Strathmore Music Theatre|
|10/15/15||Philadelphia, PA||Merriam Theater|
|10/17/15||Wilkes Barre, PA||Kirby Center for the Performing Arts|
|10/18/15||New York, NY||Beacon Theatre|
|10/19/15||New York, NY||Beacon Theatre|
|10/21/15||Boston, MA||Shubert Theater|
|10/23/15||Wilmington, DE||Grand Opera House|
|10/24/15||York, PA||Strand Capitol Perf. Arts Ctr|
|10/26/15||Atlanta, GA||Atlanta Symphony Hall|
|10/27/15||Nashville, TN||Ryman Auditorium|
|10/29/15||Miami, FL||The Knight Concert Hall|
|10/30/15||Saint Petersburg, FL||Mahaffey Theater|
|11/1/15||Dallas, TX||The Majestic Theatre|
|11/2/15||Austin, TX||ACL Live @ The Moody Theater|
|11/4/15||Phoenix, AZ||Orpheum Theatre|