I don't think Kurt would have agreed with you. And nor do I. I think they were genuinely in love with one another but had so many crazy issues and demons, both of them.
It's a damn shame Frances Bean didn't grow up without her father. I can't imagine what it's like to be her, considering the...
Not only that, but if you took a snapshot of Pearl Jam and their fan base circa 1997 you'd have never known that they'd made Ten - and that's the way they wanted it to be.
One could argue that Nirvana were doing the same thing with In Utero ie. consciously winnowing out their fanbase via making...
Great comments, all. Thanks.
I dunno, I guess I sense an elitism in Cobain’s comments (and those of many others, he was by no means alone) that kind of rubs me the wrong way. Maybe that’s just me.
Will always love Nirvana in any case.
Kurt Cobain famously would publicly criticize and even mock bands that he didn’t like, especially “cock rock” bands. The most notorious case was that of Guns N Roses, in part because that escalated to a personal feud with Axl Rose - and anything involving Axl is bound to be controversial (side...
Oh great, look what I started.
I just posted a fun little thread appreciating Hendrix...and it’s turned into “Well actually, Jimi was no Coltrane, also musical quality is quantifiable and 2 + 3 = you’re wrong and I’m right.”
...I tell them to listen to Are You Experienced.
If they aren’t convinced, I then tell them to listen to Axis: Bold As Love.
If they still aren’t convinced, I tell them to listen to Electric Ladyland.
And if they’re still not convinced, I shake my head and write them off as a sad lost soul...