Watch: Chris Cornell’s daughter Lily covers Alice in Chains in her first-ever public performance

She performed a heartfelt rendition of Alice in Chains’ Black Gives Way To Blue.

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Lily Cornell Silver, daughter of the late Chris Cornell, has made her debut public performance at the MoPOP Founders Award Ceremony on Tuesday evening (1 December).

The show was held in tribute to Alice in Chains and saw the late Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman’s eldest daughter perform a rendition of Black Gives Way To Blue. Listen to Cornell Silver’s cover of the Alice in Chains track at the 1:43:30 mark above.

The two-and-a-half-hour show featured performances from a wide array of alt-rock heroes, with members of Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden and many more paying tribute to the iconic rockers.

“So very honoured and excited to be a part of this year’s Founders Awards honouring Alice in Chains and benefitting the Museum of Pop Culture,” Cornell Silver said in a statement. “These guys are, and always have been, my family, and I feel so lucky to be honouring them alongside so many amazing artists. I’m singing a song that is super meaningful to me.”

Jerry Cantrell, guitarist and co-lead vocalist of Alice in Chains, expressed his gratitude to the many artists who showed up to honour the band.

“It feels truly special to receive the MoPOP Founders Award in our home town of Seattle. It’s also humbling to be joined by so many of our friends, peers and heroes to rock some AIC tunes,” he said. “I hope people watching enjoy the show as much as we did putting it together. A big hearty thanks to everyone who participated in making this virtual thing happen during these strange times.”

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