I guess I'm not the first to vocalize my disappointment with Chris Cornell's new style. Did anyone read what Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails Twittered about Scream? Here's the link to the Rolling Stone magazine article about it:
Trent Reznor Uses Twitter To Slam Chris Cornell's "Scream"
Word does get around amazingly fast. Sure enough, Chris Cornell got wind of Trent Reznor's remarks and lashed back on his own Twitter. Here's an article on what Chris responded:
Chris Cornell responds to Trent Reznor Twitter diss
I'll leave it up to you to form your own opinion about Chris Cornell's R&B crossover. For me, it's just not my cup of tea.