Kurt Cobain

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Quotes (16)

  • Punk is musical freedom. It's saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster's terms, 'nirvana' means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that's pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock.

  • I was looking for something a lot heavier, yet melodic at the same time. Something different from heavy metal, a different attitude.

  • Kurt: We have no right to express an opinion until we know all of the answers.

  • Kurt: I really haven't had that exciting of a life. There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life. So I pretty much like to make it up. I'd rather tell a story about somebody else.

  • Kurt: I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.

  • Kurt: (After his daughter was born.) I can't believe how much happier I am. At times I even forget that I'm in a band, I'm so blinded by love. I know that sounds embarrassing, but it's true. I could give up the band right now. It doesn't matter, but I'm under contract.

  • Kurt: (Told a friend in school this at one time.) I'm going to be a super star musician, kill myself and go out in a flame of glory.

  • Kurt: I remember feeling ashamed all the time. I desperately wanted to have the classic, you know, typical family.

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Trivia (35)

  • In May 2008, Kurt's ashes were stolen from Courtney Love's home.

  • Kurt often said that Drain You was his favourite song to play live.

  • Kurt had a long running feud with Guns N Roses lead singer Axl Rose.

  • Ewan McGregor has been asked to play Kurt Cobain in a movie about his life, by Kurt‘s widow, Courtney Love. Courtney acquired the rights to Heavier Than Heaven - a biography about Kurt that was written by Charles Cross and has decided to make it into a movie.

  • Cobain is a big fan of White Zombie's early works.

  • The Kurt Cobain case was once featured on an episode of Unsolved Mysteries.

  • Kurt never would have thought Smells Like Teen Spirit would instantly became the most recognizable song and most demanded.

  • Cobain formed and reformed a series of bands before Nirvana came to be in 1986.

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