In the liner notes to the Chris Cornell profession retrospective album, Tom Morello particulars what he envisioned a brand new Audioslave album with Chris Cornell would have seemed like because the followup to Revelations.
“On the Out of Exile document we continued the journey. ‘Be Yourself’ was the religious inheritor to ‘Like a Stone.’ Chris’ lyrics of craving and self-acceptance resonating deeply. We then took the present on the highway and ‘Doesn’t Remind Me’ blew the roof off each enviornment, each night time…all the way in which to Cuba!
Audioslave was the primary band from the United States to EVER play in Cuba. We single handedly demolished the rock n’ roll blockade towards Cuba and what a thrill it was to pour each ounce of our Soul Power into the efficiency in entrance of 70,000 folks in Havana. We toured the world and continued to evolve and develop as musicians and as a band.
In making the Revelations document, produced by Brendan O’Brien, we discovered one more gear and delved into charted musical territory. The music ‘Revelations’ hits laborious however has nuances of R&B and soul. ‘Shape Of Things To Come’ is a MONSTER and certain a form of issues to come back had we continued as a band. But our time was up and we went our separate methods.”