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Chris Cornell shares 'Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart'

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Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell releases his fourth solo studio album, Higher Truth, on Sept. 18. To ramp up excitement for his first lone studio effort since 2009’s Scream (Cornell released the solo live record Songbook in 2011), he’s shared Higher Truth opener “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart.”

The cut, which largely draws on the Zeppelin-esque folk that defined much of Soundgarden’s work, premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show Tuesday. Like all of Higher Truth, “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart” is produced by Brendan O’Brien, who’s worked on recent records by AC/DC, Pearl Jam, and the Killers and mixed Soundgarden’s 1994 classic Superunknown. Cornell kicks off a lengthy fall tour in support of the album on Sept. 17 in Phoenix.

Check out a stream of “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart” below—and revisit EW‘s 2014 interview with Chris Cornell commemorating the 20th anniversary of Superunknown here.