Chris Cornell’s legacy continues to reside on.
On Sunday, the late musician posthumously gained Finest Rock Efficiency for his tune “When Dangerous Does Good” on the 2019 Grammys.
Readily available to simply accept the award on Cornell’s behalf had been his two youngest kids —14-year-old daughter Toni and 13-year-old son Christopher Jr.
Chatting with reporters backstage, the 2 admitted it was “bittersweet” to be on the award present accepting the respect.
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“It was very troublesome as a result of clearly, we miss him a lot,” Toni, who wore a white shirt with a black-and-white picture of her father, defined. “We noticed him work on this so laborious like he was all the time engaged on his music. It was simply his ardour.”
She continued: “It was actually unhappy in a approach to really feel like he could not be there himself to simply accept it for one thing that he was so happy with and labored so laborious on. However once more, we’re so happy with him, and it was superb. On the similar time, it was bittersweet.”
The late Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman died at age 52 in Could 2017. His dying was dominated a suicide.