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Wide Awake

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Audioslave was an American rock supergroup that formed in Los Angeles, California in 2001. It consisted of former Soundgarden lead singer/rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell and the former instrumentalists of Rage Against the Machine: Tom Morello (guitar), Tim Commerford (bass and backing vocals) and Brad Wilk (drums). Critics initially described Audioslave as an amalgamation of Rage Against the Machine and Soundgarden, but by the band’s second album, Out of Exile, it was noted that they had established a separate identity. The band’s trademark sound was created by blending 1970s hard rock with 1990s alternative rock. Moreover, Morello incorporated his well-known, unconventional guitar solos into this mix. As with Rage Against the Machine, the band prided themselves on the fact that all... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I find you guilty of a crime of sleeping at a time ... So I can sleep tonight despite what I've seen today ... When you should have been wide awake

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Anonymous wrote on May, 24th 2008 at 1:10am:
Awesome song! One of the best Audioslave choruses (perhaps my fav). Written about Hurricane Katrina. Can't believe this wasn't a single (the bass line alone should have been released as a single). From Revelations their last album this is Cornell at his most political and his voice sounds incredible! Keep an eye out for Chris Cornell's upcoming new solo album (produced by Timbaland). STEW (Tassie)

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