“I’m worse at what I do best…” – 20 years without Kurt Cobain (1967-1994), PART II – Quotes from his interviews; “About a Son” (full doc); Nirvana’s Discography (stream or download)…

MTV Unplugged: Nirvana

“I’m a spokesman for myself. It just so happens that there’s a bunch of people that are concerned with what I have to say. I find that frightening at times because I’m just as confused as most people. I don’t have the answers for anything. I don’t want to be a fucking spokesperson.”

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“I definitely have a problem with the average macho man – the strong-oxen, working-class type – because they have always been a threat to me. I’ve had to deal with them most of my life – being taunted and beaten up by them in school, just having to be around them and be expected to be that kind of person when you grow up. I definitely feel closer to the feminine side of the human being than I do the male – or the American idea of what a male is supposed to be. Just watch a beer commercial and you’ll see what I mean.”

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“If you’re a sexist, racist, homophobe, or basically an asshole, don’t buy this CD. I don’t care if you like me, I hate you. “

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“I wouldn’t have been surprised if they had voted me Most Likely To Kill Everyone At A High School Dance.”

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“I don’t want to sound egotistical, but I know our music is better than a majority of the commercial shit that’s been crammed down people’s throats for a long time.”

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“All the albums I ever liked delivered a great song one after another: Aerosmith’s ‘Rocks’, The Sex Pistols’ ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’, Led Zeppelin’s ‘II’, AC/DC’s ‘Back In Black’. (…) I really liked R.E.M., and I was into all kinds of old ’60s stuff. (…) With ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ I was trying to write the ultimate po song. I was basically trying to rip off the Pixies. I have to admit it.. When I head the Pixies for the first time, I connected with that band so heavily I should have been in that band – or at least in a Pixies cover band. We used their sense of dynamics, being soft and quiet and then loud and hard…”

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“Birds scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth, but sadly we don’t speak bird.”

– Kurt Cobain
(1967 – 1994)

You might also like:

About a Son

“Kurt Cobain: About a Son” (A Film By A. J. Schnack)

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NIRVANA’s DISCOGRAPHY:

 [DOWNLOAD FULL DISCOGRAPHY]

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LIVE AT READING – 1992

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Punk Rock Anthems – Volumes I, II and III [Mixtapes for Streaming] – Undertones, MC5, Stooges, Richard Hell, Rancid, Clash, Black Flag, The Gits, Husker Du, Fugazi, Nirvana, Saints, Radio Birdman and so on…

Punk Rock Anthems (Vol. #03)

01. BLACK FLAG, “Rise Above”
02. HÜSKER DÜ, “Turn on the News”
03. THE REPLACEMENTS, “Bastards of Young”
04. SLEATER-KINNEY, “You’re No Rock’n’roll Fun”
05. THE MUFFS, “Kids in America”
06. THE GITS, “Absynthe”
07. GREEN DAY, “Basket Case”
08. THE DT’S, “Freedom”
09. THE HIVES, “Die All Right!”
10. BLONDIE, “11:59”
11. JOE STRUMMER & THE MESCALEROS, “Arms Aloft”
12. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, “Killing in the Name Of”

Punk Rock Anthems (Vol. #02)

01. THE UNDERTONES, “Teenage Kicks”
02. THE DISTILLERS, “City of Angels”
03. THE DEAD BOYS, “Sonic Reducer”
04. PEARL JAM, “Do The Evolution”
05. RICHARD HELL & THE VOIDOIDS, “Blank Generation”
06. MC5, “Kick Out The Jams”
07. PATTI SMITH, “Rock’n’roll Nigger”
08. BIKINI KILL, “Rebel Girl”
09. G.B.H., “Cadilac One”
10. X, “Your Phone’s Off The Hook”
11. MUDHONEY, “Pump It Up”
12. THE MAKERS, “Too Many Fuckers On The Streets”

Punk Rock Anthems (Vol. #01)

01. IGGY & THE STOOGES, “Search & Destroy”
02. RAMONES, “Sheena Is a Punk Rocker”
03. SEX PISTOLS, “God Save The Queen”
04. DEAD KENNEDYS, “California Übber Alles”
05. THE CLASH, “Clampdown”
06. RANCID, “Bloodclot”
07. RADIO BIRDMAN, “Murder City Nights”
08. FUGAZI, “Waiting Room”
09. JOHNNY THUNDERS, “Born To Lose”
10. THE SAINTS, “I’m Stranded”
11. THE SONICS, “Shot Down”
12. NIRVANA, “Breed”

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