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Now Look What Their Doing To Kurt Cobain: He’s A Musical

by | 3rd, April 2014

Kurt Cobain's stash box

 

WHEN Kurt Cobain died, a whole generation lost one of their favourite icons. While he wasn’t necessarily a spokesperson for everyone through his songs, there was something very pleasing about his stance against business, phoney or otherwise. He was just about the only superstar who actively championed bands who needed the publicity as well.

Can you imagine any band now hailing the virtues of Teenage Fanclub and The Vaselines on international TV?

However, Cobain died and we didn’t see his like again. So what became of his legacy? Well, it didn’t take too long for unreleased music to get hastily stuck on some compilations and Nirvana t-shirts to get reissued by the buttload. And then Cobain appeared in a video game, which was fun but weird.

And now, Courtney Love (bless ‘er) is saying that she wants to stage a Kurt Cobain musical. Y’know? Like Queen, Abba and The Spice Girls?

Of course, only a couple of years ago, Love said that “sometimes it’s best just to leave things alone”, but clearly, the mortgage payments are getting a bit tight.

Speaking to NME, Love said that she and Frances Bean Cobain

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